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I can still picture Billy Bragg standing on that stage, giving it full-throated fire and moral defiance. You probably know the lyrics (by Leon Rosselson). “In 1649, to St George’s Hill, a ragged band they called the Diggers came to show the people’s will. They defied the landlords. They defied the laws. They were the dispossessed reclaiming what was theirs.”

Source: The Levellers and the Diggers were the original Eurosceptics | Giles Fraser: Loose canon | Opinion | The Guardian

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