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About David Rosenberg

David Rosenberg is the author of Battle for the East End (Five Leaves Publications 2011) and Rebel Footprints (Pluto 2015).

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Rosemary Bechler

Rosemary Bechler is mainsite editor of openDemocracy

Constitutional conventions: best practice

The racist killing of Altab Ali 40 years ago today

Hammer attacks, punctured lungs, slashed faces... far-right groups inflicted a decade of violence on East London’s Bengali communities. In the deadly year of 1978 Bengali youth began the fightback.

The UK government’s new ‘anti-semitism’ definition conflates racism with valid criticism of Israel

We risk repeating what the Israeli journalist Boaz Evron, three decades ago, recognised as “not at all an understanding of the past but a manipulation of the present.”

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