The Corbyn Moment
Corbyn’s rise has put a radical agenda centre stage. After the breakthrough in the 2017 election, we will be asking where we are now as a movement, how we deepen the crisis for the Tories, and if Labour get into office, how we move towards a transformation of society.

We can’t wait until 2022.

Join key writers, commentators and activists in a discussion of the big questions of the moment.

Registration is at 10:00am

10.30am - 12.00midday
The Corbyn Effect
Mark Perryman, Hilary Wainwright, Chris Nineham

12.15pm - 1.30pm
The Perils of Pasokification
Danièle Obono, John Rees, Stathis Kouvelakis, Alex Nunns

1.30pm - 2.30pm

2.30pm - 3.45pm
How do we deal with the mainstream media?
Kerry-Anne Mendoza, Des Freedman, Paolo Gerbaudo

4:00pm - 5.30pm
How far can a Corbyn government go?
Andrew Murray, Liam Young, Lindsey German


Kerry-Anne Mendoza
A writer, journalist and social commentator. She is the author of 'Austerity: The Demolition of the Welfare State and the Rise of the Zombie Economy'. She is currently editor-in-chief for The Canary.

Liam Young
A journalist, writer and activist, who has been heavily involved in campaigning for Jeremy Corbyn, and whose recent book 'Rise: How Jeremy Corbyn inspired the young to create a new socialism' received rave reviews.

Mark Perryman
A member of the Labour Party and Momentum. Apart from co-founding Philosophy Football, Mark has recently edited the collection 'The Corbyn Effect'.

Hilary Wainwright
A contributor to 'The Corbyn Effect' and co-editor of RedPepper magazine. Hilary’s latest book, 'A New Politics from the Left' has recently been published.

Francesca Martinez
A hit comedian, activist and writer. She was a key player in the JC4PM campaign.

Alex Nunns
Author of the widely acclaimed book 'The Candidate: Jeremy Corbyn’s Improbable Path to Power' has recently been re-issued with an update to include the 2017 General Election.

Des Freedman
A contributor to The Corbyn Effect, a Professor of Media and Communication at Goldsmith University, and founder member of the Media Reform Coalition.

Paolo Gerbaudo
Director of the Centre for Digital Culture at King’s College London and author of 'The Mask and the Flag: Populism, Citizenship and Global Protest'.

Andrew Murray
A journalist and campaigner who has written widely on politics and war. He is chief of staff at Unite the union.

Lindsey German
A socialist writer and campaigner. She is convenor of the Stop the War Coalition, and author of many books including 'Material Girls'.

Daniele Obono
A deputy in the French Assembly for Mélenchon's radical France Insoumise, and a leading anti-racist campaigner in France.

John Rees
A writer and activist. He is involved in the People's Assembly and Stop the War. His most recent book is 'The Leveller Revolution'.

Stathis Kouvelakis
Was in the left of Syriza and is now a member of Popular Unity in Greece. He is author of many books including the 'La France en Révolte'.

Chris Nineham
A socialist activist and writer. Amongst other things, he is author of the recently published 'How the Establishment Lost Control'.

The Corbyn effect
How far can a Corbyn government go?
The perils of Pasokification
The next election: before and after
6 Mar 2018 - 15:21 by WDNF Peoples Movement | comments (0)