London Book Launch and Panels for SR 2018

Socialist Register Events
Historical Materialism Conference
London, November 11, 2017

* For further details see conference programme.

1. Socialist Register/Red Pepper Roundtable -- Rethinking Labour: Inside and Outside the Party
Nov 11, 11.30 - 13.15
Beth Foster-Ogg, Momentum Organizer
Andrew Murray, Chief of Staff, Unite
Michael Calderbank, Co-Editor, Red Pepper
Alex Nunns, author, The Candidate: Jeremy’s Corbyn’s Improbable Path to Power
James Foley/Pete Ramand, co-authors, What is Scottish Independence For?
Hilary Wainwright, author, Reflections of the Future of the Left
Leo Panitch, Chair, co-author, The End of Parliamentary Socialism


2. Launching the Socialist Register 2018 I -- Rethinking Democracy: Legacies, Impasses, Prospects
Nov 11, 14.00 - 15.45
Dennis Pilon, ‘The struggle over actually existing democracy’
Sheila Rowbotham, ‘Women: linking lives with democracy’
Martijn Konings, ‘From Hayek to Trump: the logic of neoliberal democracy’
Leandro Vergara-Camus/Cristobal Kay, ‘The pink tide’s lost opportunity’
Greig Charnock, ‘Barcelona en comu: urban democracy and the common good’
Leo Panitch, Socialist Register, chair


3. Launching Socialist Register 2018 II -- Rethinking Democracy: Revolutionizing the Media?
Nov 11, 16.15 - 18.00

Natalie Fenton/Des Freedman, ‘Fake democracy, bad news’
Tom Mills, ‘Democracy and public broadcasting’
Nina Power, ‘Digital democracy?’
Greg Albo, Socialist Register, Chair