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A Prime Minister for Peace

We are delighted to announce some of the discussions that will be taking place at Arise – a Festival of Labour’s Left Ideas (tickets here), including in our anti-austerity; equality and liberation; and international solidarity ‘hubs,’ all of which seem all the more important with the Tories and Bo Jo cosying up to the repellent and reactionary Trump.

Sessions will include:
•    Taking back control for the many – 21st century public ownership and shaping a new economy
•    A Socialist approach to Disability. hosted by Disability Labour
•    Socialist Solutions to Climate Chaos – for a Green Industrial Revolution
•    Public services for people not profit – why we need to kick the private sector out
•    Beyond parliamentary politics – why movements will be key to a Corbyn victory
•    Building workers’ rights and power – transforming the workplace
•    Socialists, social media and winning #JC4PM
•    Universalism works – stopping the cuts and rebuilding social security
•    Hope vs. the extreme right in Latin America – social progress or reaction?
•    Don’t let the racists divide us – Unite against the far-right and rise in racism
•    Trump and the Global Nuclear Threat
•    Justice for Palestine – a key part of an ethical foreign policy
•    LGSM: Unfinished Business, the Miners’ Strike and the fight for justice
•    Homes for all – why the market can’t solve the housing crisis
•    Grenfell two years on – the fight for justice continues
•    Investing in equality – end the Tory assault on women
•    A Prime Minister for Peace – Why we need a Corbyn Anti-war government

For your information a wide-range of campaigns, publications and organisations are participating in and supporting the festival including: Labour Assembly Against Austerity, Momentum, London Young Labour, Labour Friends of Progressive Latin America, Disability Labour, Labour CND, Labour Against Racism & Fascism, Brazil Solidarity Initiative, Justice Mexico Now, Stand up to Trump, Stand up to Racism, Stop the War Coalition, Palestine Solidarity Campaign, Labour & Palestine, The Morning Star, LGSM, We Own It and more.

Get your ticket today here and check out the list of speakers below!

Solidarity

The Labour Assembly Against Austerity Team. 


Arise 2019 – A Festival of Labour’s Left Ideas

– June 21 & 22, Central London venues

Early-bird tickets going fast – get yours today here.

A weekend of people-powered politics, internationalism & solidarity 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 Secretary // Laura Morales, Justice Mexico Now // Julia Felmanas, Brazilian Workers’ Party // Karma Nabulsi, Palestinian writer & activist // Mike Jackson, Lesbians & Gays Support the Miners & more!

Watch out this week for full details of sessions, themes and more!

Get your early-bird, discounted tickets here – RSVP, share & invite here – Follow on Facebook & Twitter

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