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Tony Benn’s Tribute to Fenner Brockway
The death of Fenner Brockway has cut one of the last links connecting the modern Labour Party with its pioneers. He has been described as a rebel and a dissenter, and so he was, but his real role was as a prophet, forever preaching against the abuse of power, and with a message that was…
Online talk ‘A socialist witness for peace: Fenner Brockway’s conscientious objection during the First World War’
On 12th May, Hazel Kent will speak about Fenner Brockway at a talk hosted by the Working Class Movement Library. The Quaker concept of witness can be defined as action inspired by faith. Fenner Brockway, although not a Quaker, witnessed for peace in a variety of ways during WW1: through his journalism, his political activity,…
Watch this TV interview with Brockway
Watch this insightful interview with Brockway on Thames Television in 1973.
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