Our patrons

Our patrons are ambassadors for the Project, helping us to build networks and grow campaigns for peace and justice in the UK and around the world. They are leading figures in trade unions, progressive politics, and social movements with a huge array of experience fighting for – and winning – a more decent world.

Noam Chomsky

Noam Chomsky is a linguist, philosopher, cognitive scientist, and historian. One of the world’s foremost public intellectuals, Chomsky has also been a tireless campaigner for progressive

Ronnie Kasrils

Ronnie Kasrils is a former minister in Nelson Mandela’s government, was a prominent anti-apartheid campaigner and continues to campaign on human rights issues globally.

Diana Buttu 

Diana Buttu is a Palestinian-Canadian lawyer and a former spokesperson for the Palestine Liberation Organization. Best known for her work as a legal adviser and

Michelle Stanistreet

Michelle Stanistreet is a trade unionist, journalist and now General Secretary of the UK National Union of Journalists, the first woman to hold the post.

Len McCluskey 

Len McCluskey was General Secretary of Unite the Union from 2010-20, the UK’s largest union. A union activist since being a docker in his youth, McCluskey

Yanis Varoufakis

Yanis Varoufakis is a world-renowned economist, former finance minister for Greece, and the secretary-general of Greek left-wing party MeRA25.

Chantal Mouffe 

Chantal Mouffe is an academic who has made wide-ranging contributions to progressive political theory, most well-known for Hegemony and Socialist Strategy: Towards a Radical Democratic Politics.

Danièle Obono

Danièle Obono has been a member of the French National Assembly since 2017, an academic, and a spokesperson for French left party La France Insoumise.

Rafael Correa

Rafael Correa was President of Ecuador from 2007 to 2017, during which time he focused on drastic poverty reduction, raising the minimum wage, and promoting

Baroness Pauline Bryan 

Baroness Pauline Bryan  is a Scottish writer and socialist campaigner. She is part of the Red Paper Collective, a group of Labour activists who aim

Rob Delaney

Rob Delaney is a comedian, actor and writer; co-star and co-writer of TV show Catastrophe, and an activist on a range of progressive causes including protecting

Alicia Castro

Alicia Castro is an Argentine diplomat who served as Argentina’s ambassador to the UK between 2012 and 2016. She is a trade unionist and progressive

Evo Morales

Evo Morales was President of Bolivia from 2006 to 2019. Widely regarded as Bolivia’s first indigenous president, the former trade union organiser led governments committed to


Lowkey is an acclaimed campaigning rapper, tackling subjects from the Iraq War to the Grenfell Tower fire in his music, and a leading Palestine solidarity

Paul Rogers

is Emeritus Professor of Peace Studies at Bradford University and an Honorary Fellow of the Joint Service Command and Staff College (JSCSC), lecturing on changing

Ken Loach 

Ken Loach is an award-winning filmmaker known for hard-hitting films tackling social and political issues such as poverty and the welfare system (I, Daniel Blake), homelessness