Mapping the UK left's ecology of groups, collectives, orgs, parties and more: 406 entities
The home of the weird left. Nadia Idle, Jeremy Gilbert and Keir Milburn examine the links between left-wing politics, culture, music and experiences of collective joy.
Producing short, provocative, conceptually coherent texts-across a range of emergent and established fields and practices-the aim of 1968 Press is to showcase the best and most original new theoretical interventions: informed by radical teachings; relevant to discourses of today; and laying groundworks for the futures of tomorrow. ?We called our publishing house 1968 Press after the events of May '68, to indicate the spirit of combining politics with serious philosophical thought. We see the battles of the future, for a full diversity of causes, as being bound up with thinking (more)
HOPE JUSTICE SAFETY PEACE HEALING FREEDOM The 4Front Project is a member-led youth organisation empowering young people and communities to fight for justice, peace and freedom. We support members with experiences of violence and the criminal justice system to create change; in their own lives, communities and society.
The 99% Organisation is an inclusive volunteer movement of people who want to end mass impoverishment using peaceful means. The 99% Organisation calls for Five Key Actions: Governments must govern for the 99%; Fact-based policy-making; Policies to end mass impoverishment; Investing in the future; Cleaning up capitalism.
We're a monthly reading group that discusses topics of relevance to socialist theatre workers. The subject matter varies: from working hours to why we should stop doing Shakespeare. We use short excerpts to spark conversations about our art, our politics, and their intersections.
Network of individuals in architecture & built environment professions taking action to address climate & ecological breakdown. Mission, to mobilise a new movement of professional activists towards the systemic change of our profession & the construction industry as a whole, by building an open, supportive & inclusive organisation which empowers individuals to proactively seek change & facilitates collective effort through a shared platform built on collaboration.
Founded in Bristol in 2014, ACORN is a mass membership organisation and network of low-income people organising for a fairer deal for our communities.
Our mission is to make community organising accessible to all and build a network of leaders. We teach people how to build power and relationships through collective support. We make high quality online training free for anyone to use, anywhere through our website, videos and workshops, and a blog to share ideas and learning, challenge each other, and reflect.
We are a people-led grassroots movement fighting the burning injustice of the building safety crisis (AKA cladding scandal). We use non-violent people power and bold, inclusive protest to demand decisive and immediate action from the Government on the crisis. Our members are free to act independently in line with our demands and values.
This is the toolset our movement deserves. We are Action Network, a mission-driven organization dedicated to building progressive power. Our goal is to empower progressive activism through organizing, mobilization, and digital strategies -- anything that brings people together and motivates them to act for progressive change.
Action on Empty Homes campaigns for empty homes to be brought into use for people in housing need. From our new toolkit for community-led empty homes projects to work tackling wealth investor 'buy to leave' and the Global Empty Homes Network; and a national coalition calling on Government to invest to save.
With deep roots in the trade union movement, The Alex Ferry Foundation is committed to good work, supportive communities and improving lives in shipbuilding, engineering and manufacturing areas throughout the UK. Everything we do is focused on creating meaningful change and impact. We want to help people live well (sometimes known as individual wellbeing) and also to help people live well together (sometimes known as social wellbeing) of our beneficiaries across the jurisdictions of the UK.
The Alternative Left Entertainment collective exists to produce and promote informative, entertaining, left-wing media. We are committed to the common good and the emancipation of all peoples from oppression, in particular the immiseration and despair imposed by Capitalism. We have occasionally been known to hit on a joke or two.
The Loughborough ARG provides an informal space for the discussion, exploration and analysis of anarchist ideas and practices;supports anarchism research across scholarly disciplines in the University; helps raise the profile of anarchist studies through scholarship and public engagement;co-ordinates with national and international networks to promote collaborative work and anarchism research;organises seminars for researchers working on aspects of anarchist history and politics.
We are a revolutionary anarchist communist organisation made up of local groups and individuals who seek a complete transformation of society, and the creation of anarchist communism. This will mean the working class overthrowing capitalism, abolishing the State, getting rid of exploitation, hierarchies and oppressions, and halting the destruction of the environment.
The Online Anarchist Federation aggregates daily news from all of the anarchist websites in one single convenient place so you can make sure to never miss anything. More than a simple media relay, this platform is an up-to-date database of the radical alternative press and a leading source of anarchist information.
As anarchist communists, we fight for a world without leaders, where power is shared equally amongst communities, and people are free to reach their full potential. We do this by supporting working class resistance to exploitation and oppression, organising alongside our neighbours and workmates, hosting informative events, and producing publications that help make sense of the world around us. The AF works for the creation of an international libertarian communist movement.
The AWRT is not a charitable trust, but a non-profit-making limited company. This means the Trust prioritises grants for political and pressure group work that a registered charity could not support.
Angry Workers of the World: for working class inquiry. We aren't calling for a new organisation, but for a new political practice and coordination. There's a lot of people out there despairing - hoping for struggles for a better world, but feeling isolated and unsure of where to focus their political action. We think we have to dig in and reach out, grow roots and branches, mix and mingle in the daily grind, while keeping a hot heart and cool head, looking forward.
We were formed in February 2016 as an independent, left wing pro-Remain voice in the referendum campaign. Now, we fight for an alternative to Tory Brexit - and for a different future. The values that drove us to campaign against Brexit in the first place continue to inspire us: we are for solidarity between people and across borders; for a society run in the interests of people and the planet; and for free movement for all.
We are a loose network of groups and individuals working to build the resistance to immigration raids by producing and sharing information and materials. Every day people are resisting immigration raids in their homes, workplaces and neighbourhoods. The aim of the Anti Raids Network (ARN) is solely to gather and spread information which could be used to oppose raids. Information includes alerts about raids, practical and legal resources, and stories and examples of resistance.
Anti-Capitalist Resistance is a new revolutionary Marxist organisation in England and Wales. We seek revolutionary transformation to meet the compound crisis of ecological disaster, economic collapse, social decay, grotesque inequality, mass impoverishment, growing militarisation, and creeping authoritarianism.
We aim to represent all UK private hire drivers and couriers in the UK. Private hire drivers are honest and hard working people who are often badly treated by employers and regulators, but with a strong collective voice we will be heard, we will demand change and will make a better future for all private hire drivers.
Arise is a festival of people powered politics, internationalism and solidarity, discussing Labour's left ideas to change society for the better.
The AWF is a group of trade unionists in the arts, aiming to collaborate on actions (protests, strikes, etc) and develop workers' power in the sector. Members across unions, institutions (museums, galleries, theatres) and occupations.
APSE is owned by its members and, working on their behalf, maintains and develops a network of local government officers, managers and councillors from local authorities across England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales. Working on a not-for-profit basis, APSE is dedicated to promoting excellence in the delivery of frontline services to local communities around the UK.
Attac is an international movement working towards social, environmental and democratic alternatives in the globalisation process. Attac sees the domination of financial markets on society as the main obstacle to the shift to a new mode of development that would be social, ecological, democratic, and relying on solidarity. Attac also fights any extension of commodification, whether through privatization of public services, the development of pension funds, the privatization of social security, speculation on the right to pollute through a carbon market.
Aufhebunga Bunga is the global politics podcast at the End of the End of History. Our starting point is that the 'End of History', in which Western liberal democracy was held to be 'the final form of human government', is now over. On this podcast, we chart what's emerging and what comes next. With help from a range of contributors, we scan the globe high and low to understand the politics, economics, and culture of the new era.
We are a design collective using art for liberation, against capitalism and authoritarianism. All our work is open-source, editable and printable so it can be mass produced and pasted everywhere. We want to confront people with leftist politics in their day-to-day lives: in the street, on the bus, on the hoarding of that new block of flats on your way to work.
Autonomy is an independent, progressive research organisation that focuses on the future of work and economic planning. We provide economic analyses, advanced data analytics, policy proposals and on-the-ground solutions with which to confront the changing reality of our economy today. Our aim is to promote real freedom, equality and human flourishing above all.