The crowdfunding site is now open for a new film - THE
PLAN that came from the bottom up - about the inspiring 1970s Lucas Aerospace workers Alternative Plan to shift from arms manufacture to socially useful and environmentally
You can watch the trailer there, see what we need the funds for and also info about this feature length film
Please support and share it far & wide so the film can be released in October and make a contribution to sowing the seeds for many more such plans.
“This film will capture a unique moment in our history - highly skilled workers showing how to turn swords into ploughshares. It is a vital lesson for us now, as
Labour leaders ask questions about common ownership, what we produce and who benefits from the products. We can be inspired by the Lucas workers, by their foresight and imagination. Please support this film, see it, promote it and
discuss it. If we want to transform society, this is a good
place to start.” Ken Loach, Director & Political Activist
"Those who make nuclear submarines can perfectly well make medical equipment, wind farms and tidal barriers for
alternative sources of energy. People can move from
destructive to constructive work - hospitals, homes and schools - if there is political will and imagination. We need more of both right now".
Bruce Kent, Vice President Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament
" This is an amazing story that needs to be told. Britain still
ploughs huge amounts of resource - both human and financial - into the arms trade, when we really should be diversifying our economy urgently. I really look forward to seeing this film - and celebrating the Lucas Plan story"
Caroline Lucas MP, Co-Leader of the Green Party