Hegemony or One More Heave?

Monday, 25 September 2017, 3 - 4.30pm
Fabrica, 39 Duke St, Brighton BN1 1AG

What caused the swing to Labour at the last election and how can this surge be sustained and extended? How can we build a progressive bloc to beat the regressive alliance, not just to win an election but to support and sustain a radical progressive government? How can political parties better collaborate with and learn from the democratising impulse of some grassroots groups? We want to open up the debate on the inherent value of pluralism in progressive politics, a pluralism which not only includes other parties, but also goes beyond the state and its institutions into radical civil society and grassroots campaigns. We invite you to a open and interactive discussion on democratisation, alliance-building, party structure, electoral reform and the culture of a new politics

Speakers include Lisa Nandy, Clive Lewis, Jeremy Gilbert, Anthony Barnett and Hilary Wainwright.

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