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What Would it Take to Secure a Left Labour Government?

Hosted by the Ralph Miliband Programme

Online public event

Speaker

John McDonnell

John McDonnell

Chair

Dr Robin Archer

Dr Robin Archer

Ralph Miliband’s last book, Socialism for a Sceptical Age, was an attempt not just to justify the continuing potential of socialism but also to provide a strategy for a socialist government both to gain power and secure the implementation of a programme of socialist change. It became an inspirational work for many crafting the rise of the Labour left in the UK. After Labour’s heavy defeat in the 2019 general election, is Ralph’s last work still of any relevance and has the pandemic changed the political and economic rules?

John McDonnell (@johnmcdonnellMP) is Labour MP for Hayes and Harlington and is the former Shadow Chancellor.

Robin Archer is Director of the Ralph Miliband Programme.

The Ralph Miliband Programme (@rmilibandlse) is one of LSE's most prestigious lecture series and seeks to advance Ralph Miliband's spirit of free social inquiry.

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