Monthly Archives: April 2015

Cable Street and the Public Order Act of 1936.

The British Union of Fascists (BUF) was launched in 1932, just as Hitler was beginning his own ascent into power. It was led by Sir Oswald Mosley, an establishment figure with an aristocratic background who had served as an MP … Continue reading

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Unite The Union Banner

The Unite the Union banner is a disobedient object that embodies in many ways the ideas of Social Movement theory. It contains ‘symbols, identities, practices and discourses’ that Vera Taylor and Nella van Dyke consider essential to ‘pursue or prevent … Continue reading

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