The mothers of the Focus E15 campaign are beacons of resistance for all of us fighting austerity. Since being served eviction notices in August 2013, they have organised demonstrations, council sit-ins and a hugely successful occupation of the Carpenters Estate. Joy Macready visited the campaign’s weekly Saturday stall outside Wilkos on the Broadway in Stratford…

Maria Mies is a leading Marxist sociologist and feminist academic. She founded the Women and Development programme in The Hague and her books are staples in the studies of colonialism and women’s oppression. Her groundbreaking work on ecological disaster having a particular impact on women Ecofeminism (co-writen with the equally brilliant Vandana Shiva) is now in…