Red Mole publication established
In March 1970, The Black Dwarf’s editorial board split over differences of Leninism. A second newspaper was established, Red Mole, which Tariq Ali edited alongside an editorial board with an IMG (International Marxist Group) majority. Red Mole was a “revolutionary internationalist” paper that carried a broad range of left-wing opinion. John was a regular reader and prominent supporter of the paper, seen at home in Tittenhurst reading the publication and brandishing it on demonstrations.
For more information about the history of Red Mole, follow this link to its dedicated archive. Opens in a new window.
For more information on the Trotskyist International Marxist Group and Red Mole, follow this link. Opens in a new window.
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