Red Pepper interviews Momentum’s NCG

Join us on Friday 27 November from 5pm as we talk to Momentum NCG members Sonali Bhattacharyya and Deborah Hermanns about what's next for the left

November 26, 2020 · 1 min read

Earlier this year, the Forward Momentum slate swept the Momentum NCG election on a manifesto of democratisation, community organising and intersectional solidarity. Heralded by some as evidence of a potential resurgence of the Labour left since the election defeat of 2019, the months since have seen Momentum embroiled in controversies over the NEC slate nominations, Corbyn’s suspension and the new party leadership.

From 5pm on Friday 27 November, we’ll be talking to Momentum NCG members Sonali Bhattacharyya and Deborah Hermanns about the utility of organising within Labour, strategies for organising beyond electoral politics, their plans for Momentum and much more. Bring your questions – we will be putting them to Deborah and Sonali live.

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