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At the Edinburgh Festival, in conversation with Jeremy Corbyn (20/8) on reviving socialism, with Maria Alyokhina (Pussy Riot) on despotism, and with Shami Chakrabarti on liberty (18/8)

Summary:
This year, the good people behind the Edinburgh Festival have kindly invited me to host a series of discussions under the title KILLING DEMOCRACY? My remit was: Further to explore the question of whether the current form of financialised capitalism is devouring democracy, reflecting on my work with the Democracy in Europe Movement (DiEM25). In a series of four events my purpose will be to explore the ways in which the demos can be put back into our democracies. My first event will take place on Saturday 18 August, 13:30 – 14:30, at the Baillie Gifford Main Theatre where I shall be joined with Pussy Riot’s Maria Alyokhina to discuss the different varieties of totalitarianism that we are currently threatened

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