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Deja Vu

September 20, 2016

selectAnother thirty copies (126 – 155) of Socialist Challenge brings us up to July 1980,  a year into the first Thatcher government.

We kick off with riots in Bristol, growing unemployment, steel and print workers strikes.

Lambeth becomes the focus of the anti-cuts struggle.

There is civil war in El Salvador, the threat of cruise missiles in Britain and Petr Uhl is in prison.

Revo youth hold a conference, Tariq Ali interviews CLR James, Dave Hudson asks “How militant is Militant?” and Tony Benn challenges for the Labour leadership.

Articles on Labour Party democracy and re-selection of MPs could have been written yesterday…

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