You can now watch all Arise 2020 sessions back in full!

Arise 2020 took place online from May 27th - July 11th. Scroll down to see what went on, and to watch all our past sessions in full!  

ARISE: A FESTIVAL OF LABOUR'S LEFT IDEAS

2020!

WATCH NOW: 

You can watch any Arise session you missed on our YouTube Channel here. 

Or select the event from the list below: 

People Before Profit - 'Arise' Festival Online Closing Rally

FEATURING: 

Jeremy Corbyn // Diane Abbott // John McDonnell // Bell Ribeiro-Addy MP // Ian Lavery MP // Claudia Webbe MP // Roger McKenzie, UNISON Assistant General Secretary // Grace Blakeley, economist // Maya Goodfellow, author, ‘Hostile Environment‘ //

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Dr. Mona Kamal, Keep Our NHS Public // Laura McAlpine // Jon Trickett MP & Richard Burgon MP

Rebuilding a better economy: No Return to Business as Usual

FEATURING: 

With Jon Trickett MP // Claudia Webbe MP // Cat Hobbs (We Own It) & economist Grace Blakeley.

The Coronavirus Crisis: Neoliberal Failure and the Alternative We Need

FEATURING: 

Richard Burgon MP // Ecuador’s former Foreign Minister Guillaume Long & Laura McAlpine

The Virus Doesn't Discriminate. The System Does #BlackLivesMatter

FEATURING: 

With Nadia Jama // Bell Ribeiro-Addy MP // Claudia Webbe MP //Roger Mckenzie, UNISON & Murad Quireshi, Stop the War

From a Broken Economy to a People's Economy

FEATURING: 

John McDonnell // Txema Guijarro García, Podemos MP // Ruth Hayes, Unite EC // Mark Weisbrot from the Washington-based Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR) & Liam Young

State Violence, the Miners' Strike & the War on the Working Class

FEATURING: 

Jon Trickett MP // Chris Peace, Orgreave Truth & Justice Campaign & 2019 Candidate in North East Derbyshire// Russell Fraser, Haldane Society of Socialist Lawyers & Sophie Wilson, 2019 Labour Candidate in Rother Valley.

Lessons from a Pandemic: End NHS Privatisation & Underfunding

FEATURING: 

Dr. Sonia Adesara, Keep Our NHS Public (KONP)// Laura Smith, Crewe Councillor & Former MP // Lara McNeil, Labour NEC Youth Rep // John Lister, Health Campaigns Together & Editor of The Lowdown.

Class Politics After Covid-19: Tribune at Arise Festival

FEATURING: 

Richard Burgon MP // Amy Fletcher, National Education Union (NEU) // Andrew Murray, Unite the Union  & Faisal Yousif, foundation doctor.

The Cause of Ireland is the Cause of Labour

FEATURING: 

Mairéad Farrell TD, Sinn Fein member of the Irish Parliament // Ronan Burtenshaw, Tribune // John McDonnell MP & Rachel O’Brien, London Young Labour

Brazil, Bolsonaro & the Coronavirus Catastrophe

Arise supported this Brazil Solidarity Initiative event WITH:

 

Former President Dilma Rousseff // Jeremy Corbyn // Glenn Greenwald, investigative journalist for The Intercept & Claudia Webbe, Labour MP & BSI Vice-Chair

Palestine - Labour must Speak out to Stop Annexation

FEATURING: 

Ambassador Husam Zomlot // Samia Al-Botmeh, Palestinian Academic // Jeremy Corbyn // Philippa Harvey (NEU Member of TUC Women's Delegation to Palestine) // Hugh Lanning (Labour & Palestine.) // Christine Blower, Labour Member of the House of Lords & Adrian Weir, Unite

No Turning Back: Your Rights, Unions & Resisting the Tory Agenda

FEATURING: 

Laura Pidcock // John Hendy QC // Sarah Woolley, BFAWU General Secretary. Chair: Carolyn Jones, The Institute of Employment Rights.

Trump's War on China

FEATURING: 

Diane Abbott // Emma Dent Coad // Jenny Clegg, CND International Advisory Group & author ‘China’s Global Strategy’ // Rachel Garnham, Labour NEC // Murad Qureshi, Stop the War Coalition.

Resisting Trump in Latin America – Building Links & Solidarity

FEATURING: 

Julia Felmanas, Brazilian Workers’ Party // Ollie Vargas, Bolivian-based journalist // Colin Burgon, Labour Friends of Progressive Latin America // Suzie Gilbert, Co-Producer of Oliver Stone’s ‘South of the Border’ // Lara McNeill, Labour NEC youth rep & recent medical exchange student in Cuba // Alex Main, from the US-Based Centre for Economic & Policy Research.

Put People, Peace & Planet 1st

FEATURING: 

Jeremy Corbyn // David Miranda, Brazilian socialist congressman & LGBT leader // Gyekye Tanoh, Third World Network, Ghana // Danièle Obono , Left-wing French MP for La France insoumise ( "Unbowed France") // Marisa Matias, Portugese Left Block MEP // Chair: Christine Blower, Labour member of the House of Lords.

Socialist solutions to climate chaos - building back better

FEATURING: 

Faiza Shaheen, director of the Centre for Labour and Social Studies (CLASS) // Nathalia Urban, Brasil Wire // Angus Satow, Labour for a Green New Deal // Mika Minio-Paluello, Labour Energy Forum // Mick Burke, Socialist Economic Bulletin // Liz Smith, Momentum NCG

ARISE is a yearly political festival - we'll be back next Summer! 

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