Theory of Activism

Pro What? Part 1 a success!

Thanks to everyone who took part in session 1 of ‘Anti-Austerity, but Pro-What?’ last night. The event brought together around 60 people took part from a range of backgrounds, to explore what our alternatives to austerity and neoliberalism are (hence ‘Pro What?’)  In particular, we’re looking for an alternative to neoliberalism’s ‘big 5’: free markets, […]

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Trident: Fit for the 21st Century?

We all want to live in a safe, secure world – but can Trident nuclear weapons help achieve this?  Or could peace-building, cooperation and justice provide a better solution? An article posted earlier this month on The Conversation blog, identified what the author sees as the ‘Five biggest security threats facing the world in 2016’: […]

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Workshop: Anti- Austerity: But Pro What?

Anti-Austerity: But Pro What? 18 & 25 February @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm At Impact Hub Birmingham,Walker Building, 58 Oxford Street, Digbeth, Birmingham B5 5NY Want to see a fairer society, here in the UK and around the world? Feel like you’re constantly firefighting against things you don’t agree with? Fed up of media […]

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Inspiration from Eileen on reaching a Low Carbon Future

Many thanks to Eileen Flanagan of Earth Quaker Action Team (EQAT), who gave an inspirational talk yesterday, helping us to find hope following the conclusion of the Paris Climate Conference. Eileen highlighted the positive outcomes of the Paris summit (particluarly the ambition to limit global warming to 1.5C) and contrasted this with the detail of […]

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