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Here’s a leaflet from 1971 for a Socialist Woman / IMG meeting…

Thanks to Keith Sinclair for these two pictures of badges…

and here’s another badge-

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12 Comments leave one →
  1. November 8, 2010 5:28 pm

    I have a few more IMG-produced badges. If you’d like photos just let me know.

  2. November 11, 2010 1:23 pm

    Will do, when I find them – just after posting I realised that they’re buried under clutter somewhere in this room …

  3. December 10, 2010 2:20 pm

    Didn’t the ISG make those cute little Fourth International hammer-and-sickle buttons? Red and black, of course.

    So happy to see this blog. Those were the days, my friend…

  4. John Rogan permalink
    December 14, 2010 2:18 pm

    Here is something which may be of interest to you – Neil Young busking outside Glasgow Central station in 1976. Two socialist newspaper sellers can be seen on film – one “Socialist Worker” and one “Red Weekly”.

    • tamworthalternative permalink
      December 15, 2010 8:32 am

      Many thanks. I wonder who they are?

    • BigTam permalink
      July 2, 2013 2:32 pm

      The Socialist Worker seller is Brian Lavery, now a celebrated naval historian: the Red Weekly seller is Alan Freeman, then the Ross tendency’s man in Glasgow, now attached to Socialist Action and Historical Materialism.

      • George Kerevan permalink
        November 30, 2014 11:17 pm

        Tis indeed a youthful Comrade Freeman. George Kerevan

      • sandy Mcburney permalink
        December 25, 2016 11:35 am

        I turned up 10 mins late and missed the Neil Young performance outside central station. I remember Alan Freeman excitedly telling me I had just missed Neil Young busking. I was gutted as I was a big Neil Young fan. I think it was a Thursday at approximately 5pm. The IMG used to do a paper sale every Thursday, Friday and Saturday outside Central station. We would pick up the papers ( Red Weekly) at the red star office in Hope street on a Thursday around 4pm. In Glasgow we had a regular weekly sale of about 150 papers. Also did the pubs in the west end on a Friday night

  5. David Walsh permalink
    June 9, 2011 11:59 am

    I will try to come up with those badges that ‘legatte’ mentioned as I got them from supporters of the International Majority in ’73 Chicago (I believe). It was a special USSWP convention on international issues and a full Young Socialist’s one after.

  6. Penny permalink
    January 29, 2014 6:33 pm

    I have the following IMG badges:
    Black FI sign on red background
    No means no (Reclaim the Night)
    Women in Action agaisnt the cuts (we briefly had a publication called Women in Action) Benn for Deputy
    Also such ephemera as a cosultative delegate badge for the Socialist Challenge conference of 1981 and a Conference organising Committee for the same one
    A steward’s badge from the 1979 joint NAC-TUC demo (I used to have the armband too, don’t know where it went).
    Others I don’t remember whethey they’re our or campaigns :
    Troops Out Now (Ireland)
    Free Abortion on the NHS
    A Woman’s Right to Work

  7. September 28, 2015 4:10 pm

    There were two Benn badges. The less polite one said: BENN FOR DEPUTY, BUT SHOOT THE SHERRIF FIRST. That would be a real collectors item.

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