March for the Alternative
An audio series exploring the present and future of the UK anti-austerity movement...
“March for the Alternative” is a series produced by Harpreet K Paul of Project for a Participatory Society UK (PPS UK) and Chris Spannos of ZNet, reflecting on the anti-cuts movement in the UK by interviewing diverse participants, organizers, and thinkers including Alex Callinicos, Jason Chrysostomou, Bill Bowring, Andrew Burgin, Jonny Jones, Joe Henson, Liam Davies, and Mark Barrett. Each participant shares their views on the anti-cuts mobilizations and the massive “March for the Alternative” -- a demonstration that took place last Saturday March 26, and which brought out a high-end estimate of 500,000 people onto the streets of London.
Alex Callinicos, political theorist, Socialist Workers Party (SWP) member and its International Secretary, is interviewed by Chris Spannos. Alex is also Director of the Centre for European Studies at King's College London.
Andrew Burgin, Secretary Coalition of Resistance. Interviewed by Harpreet K Paul.
Liam Davies, UK Uncut Press contact. Interviewed by Harpreet K Paul.
Jonny Jones interviewed by Harpreet K Paul. Jonny is deputy editor of International Socialism, the SWP's theoretical journal.
Jason Chrysostomou and Joe Henson from Project for a Participatory Society UK (PPS UK). Interviewed by Chris Spannos.
Bill Bowring interviewed by Harpreet K Paul. Bill is Professor of Law at the University of London. He serves as the International Secretary of the Haldane Society of Socialist Lawyers, is President of the European Lawyers for Democracy and Human Rightsand founded the European Human Rights Advocacy Centre.
Mark Barrett, Peoples Assemblies. Interviewed by Harpreet K Paul.