The Battle of Lewisham

Lewisham 1st use of shields

lives; running

All to Woolwich on Saturday. It doesn’t matter what you think about the faction, or about the CC. It doesn’t matter what you think about the People’s Assembly or Left Unity. Today the right significantly outnumbered the left on the streets of central London, for the first time in years.

Lewisham is where Nick Griffin came into politics – he took such a beating that day that he decided to take up boxing. And if you have been unfortunate enough to have followed some of the speeches he has made recently playing for an EDL audience you’ll have heard him come back to Lewisham as “the” moment when the far right took a decisive defeat, justifying the BNP’s turn, from the mid-1990s away from the streets towards elections. But elections, he admits, are not where they want to be. Saturday is their chance to reverse their biggest defeat since the…

View original post 11,166 more words

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s