Let’s keep up the pressure against austerity and nationalism Fight back against reactionaries and austerity politics - go beyond for antinational solidarity! In these times of crisis it has become obvious that the multiple problems we face are deeply connected. Post-democratic austerity management provokes different kinds of reactionary responses which present themselves as workable and attractive political responses to growing injustice and … [Read more...]
Plan C (UK)
Plan C was officially formed in early 2012, we have 4 local groups (Leeds, London, Manchester and Thames Valley) active around issues such as education, anti-austerity struggles, anti-fascism and the politics (and crisis) of work. The main group currently involved in this platform is Plan C Manchester (MCR) but other parts of our organisation will also be involved. Read the whole text...
In her book „Feminism is for everybody“ the American author and social activist bell hooks brings it to the point: “Feminist thinking teaches us all, especially, how to love justice and freedom in ways that foster and affirm life”. This thought and the intention to connect different feminist struggles internationally were in our mind when we decided to launch this small project for the International Women’s day 2015. Today, we were out on the … [Read more...]
Last week, the left German weekly newspaper “Jungle World” published an interview (http://jungle-world.com/artikel/2014/19/49836.html) with a member of Plan C about the current state of the English right wing. The interview stands in the context of the European Parliament Election, which will be held next week and where several right-wing parties are expected to gain a high number of the votes. Whilst other far right organisations in the UK are … [Read more...]
Between 15th and 19th April Plan C hosted members of …ums Ganze! on a UK speaker tour. This tour, the first Beyond Europe event in the UK, aimed to introduce people to …ums Ganze! and generate interest and discussion around the topics of nationalism and current attempts at European wide organising within the crisis. Events were held in Manchester, Leeds and London and were well attended. There was lots of interest in the question of … [Read more...]