Back in 2009. Docklands publications The Wharf published this review of Janine's book, 'Guilty and Proud of it: Poplar's rebel councillors and guardians 1919-1925'.
Guilty and Proud of it: Poplars Rebel Councillors and Guardians 1919-25
The inspiring story of the 'rates rebellion' in the impoverished East London borough of Poplar after the First World War.
Published by Merlin Press, 2009.
Buy it here!
Be inspired by over 100 years of east London women fighting for change (and winning!)
Join the East End Women's Museum and East End Sisters Uncut for an afternoon of short talks and conversations about the different ways east London women have challenged sexism, racism, exploitation, and injustice then and now. Share your ideas and learn some new ones.
Venue: Central United Reformed Church, Sheffield
With Sheffield's Council planning to implement £50 million of cuts following the Tories' slashing of local budgets, Workers' Liberty, Sheffield host a talk on the heroic rebel councillors of Poplar and consider what is applicable in today's context.
Thanks to the TUC Library for asking me to write this guest blog post, published here. And for existing.
An article published in Workers' Liberty no.66 in 2001, which turned out to be a precursor to my 2009 book, Guilty and Proud Of It.