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Arise – A Festival of Labour’s Left Ideas

Fri, 21 Jun 2019, 18:30

Various venues, London (UK)

Pluto Press will have a table at this year’s Arise: a festival of Labour’s left ideas


Now featuring over 20 sessions with:

John McDonnell MP // Diane Abbott MP // Richard Leonard MSP // Richard Burgon MP // Jon Trickett MP // Cat Smith MP // Dan Carden MP // Laura Pidcock MP // Lloyd Russell-Moyle MP // Emma Dent Coad MP // Karen Lee MP // Laura Smith MP // Rokhsana Fiaz, Mayor of Newham // Maya Goodfellow, writer // Liam Young, author, Rise: How Jeremy Corbyn Inspired the Young to Create a New Socialism //


Liz Davies , former Labour NEC member & author Through the Looking Glass: A Dissenter Inside New Labour // Lara McNeil, Labour NEC Youth Rep // Steve Turner, Unite the Union & People’s Assembly Against Austerity // Rachel O’Brien, Chair, London Young Labour // Sian Errington, Labour Assembly Against Austerity // Cllr Claudia Webbe, Labour NEC & Campaign for Labour Party Democracy // Cllr Emine Ibrahim, Momentum Vice-Chair // Nav Mishra, Labour NEC // Cllr Alice Perry, Labour NEC local government rep // Cllr Seema Chandwani, Labour CAC member // Matt Willgress, Arise // Rebecca Boumelha, Momentum NCG // Artin Giles, Labour Campaign Against Racism and Fascism // Sabby Dhalu, Stand up to Racism // Ramona McCartney, Peoples Assembly Against Austerity // Rachel Garnham, Labour NEC & Labour Friends of Progressive Latin America // Cllr Peray Ahmet, Labour NPF member // Huda Elmi, Labour NEC & Momentum NCG // Andrew Murray, Unite // Jenny Manson, Editor, Public Service on the Brink // Murad Qureshi, Stop the War Coalition // Hugh Lanning, Labour & Palestine // Christine Blower, former NUT General Secretary // Mick Whelan, ASLEF General Secretary // Ellen Lees, We Own It // Sean McGovern, Co-Chair, TUC Disabled Workers’ Committee // Chris Hazzard MP, Sinn Fein // Steven Saxby, Labour Homelessness Campaign // Duncan Bowie, author, Radical Solutions to the Housing Crisis // John Hendy QC, Co-author, Manifesto for Labour Law // Lauren Townsend, TGI Fridays campaigner // Apsana Begum, Momentum // Dave Ward, CWU General SecretaryLaura Morales, Justice Mexico Now // Julia Felmanas, Brazilian Workers’ Party // Karma Nabulsi, Palestinian writer & activist // Mike Jackson, Lesbians & Gays Support the Miners & more!

A message from Diane Abbott MP:
Arise: A Festival of Labour’s Left ideas 2018 was a great event, with over 500 people discussing Jeremy Corbyn-led Labour’s people-powered politics of opposing austerity, fighting racism and standing up for peace and internationalism.
Please give their 2019 events your full support!”

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