Remembering Labour’s roots

Read Melissa Benn’s latest article, and readers’ comments, in today’s Guardian Comment is Free

Early Saturday afternoon in bracing February sunshine and a crowd is gathering outside Bow station in London’s East End. We are about to embark on a walk round the landmarks in the East End life of George Lansbury (1859-1940), part of a week of celebrations of this extraordinary man: socialist, Christian, militant pacifist and suffragist, and leader of the Labour party from 1932 to 1935……. ( Read on here)

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