All posts tagged left unity

Where are we now? – Left Unity

When the Conservative-led government took power in 2010 it was met by thousands of angry and active youth on the streets. There was a sense that the struggle against austerity was about to take off. Even when the movement subsided […]

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Building unity – A report on the ACI national conference

On December 7 the Anticapitalist Initiative (ACI) held a national supporters meeting in Manchester to discuss ongoing work within the movement and the next steps in the discussion to form a united revolutionary organisation with Socialist Resistance (SR) and the International Socialist Network (ISN). […]

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The Exchange Issue #3

The third issue of The Exchange focuses on ongoing struggles to build effective resistance to austerity, and the attempts to build unity across the left. The exchanges here try to look to the problems of the left and wider social movements – to ask […]

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The Exchange Issue #1

The Exchange Issue #1 This paper was put together by a working group from the Anti-Capitalist Initiative in Manchester. We looked to organisations and activists who we thought, through our own experience and work alongside them, had something distinctive, critical […]

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Left Unity: Let’s go all the way

Cat Rylance and Chris Strafford reflect upon the debates on radical unity today taking place in the Anticapitalist Initiative For decades the left, in Britain, has had no party it could unite under. We are stuck on the margins, with […]

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Left Unity: A chaotic yet positive start

On Saturday 11 May, over 100 people attended the first meeting of Left Unity in central London. Delegates and volunteers came from across the country, representing dozens of groups big and small. Participants ranged from those in left organisations, political […]

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Review: Revolting Subjects

Thom Tyerman reviews Imogen Tyler’s Revolting Subjects: Social Abjection and Resistance in Neoliberal Britain published by Zed Books Taking a wide variety of issues and cases Imogen Tyler provides a comprehensive analysis that displays with clarity the complex workings of neoliberal governmentality […]

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‘What should radical political organisations look like today?’ at Occupy Sussex

Maia Pal reports back on a meeting on radical activism and organisation, held in Brighton at the Sussex Occupation. Below, Luke Cooper replies to the debate. On Wednesday 6 March, activists put together a forum entitled ‘What should radical political […]

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