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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 wasContinue reading “Tony Benn’s Tribute to Fenner Brockway”
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,Continue reading “Online talk ‘A socialist witness for peace: Fenner Brockway’s conscientious objection during the First World War’”
Watch this insightful interview with Brockway on Thames Television in 1973.
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