After Thatcher: still trying to piece it all together

Spring 2014

Reflecting the point in history when they first became immersed in feminist and socialist politics, the authors of Beyond the Fragments - guest-featuring Pragna Patel - reflect on the heady days of the 1970s, and discuss what we could learn from those times. All four of them remain committed to the ideas of their youth - feminism, democracy, grassroots organising, alliances, the personal as political, even socialism! - but argue the need to learn the lessons of the past, not least from our defeats, in order to build more resilient alliances today.

Soundings 56 Austerity generation