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Here we go….!

September 6, 2016

CorrieI now have a super-fast A3 scanner and it works even better than expected. If anything it is TOO fast and almost doesn’t give me time to turn the pages!

So, I have re-commenced scanning Socialist Challenge and just uploaded 24 issues from 1979- nos 101 to 125.

These cover the counter-revolution in Iran, the funeral of Blair Peach and the start of the anti-cuts fight in Lambeth.

Two major figures on the left- Herbert Marcuse and Nicos Poulantzas- died and have obituaries in the paper. And Trotsky’s 100th birthday is celebrated.

The Nicaraguan Revolution is discussed in detail together with the split of Moreno’s supporters from the Fourth International, in a Battle of Ideas supplement.

Through October 1979 the fight against the Corrie anti-abortion Bill dominates and things  hot up at British Leyland with the sacking of Derek Robinson…



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