Cable Street

In post-Brexit Britain when there will be natural economic uncertainty, our political class and media establishment have an historic obligation to keep our country safe from bigotry by being positive, robust and wise in their discourse.
Eighty years ago, on October 4th 1936, the local community involved in the Battle of Cable Street had little understanding of the impact and lessons the day would have in shaping the fight against racism and fascism for the future.
After their failed attempts over the last few years to march through Tower Hamlets the far-right and rabidly anti-Muslim English Defence League (EDL) is determined to march again into the borough this Saturday...