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Video: Anti-austerity but #ProWhat?

What happened when a group of people from Birmingham came together in February 2016 to explore ‘anti-austerity, but pro-what?’  We shared ideas, found common ground, and started to set out an alternative to neoliberalsim. This event was the start of a conversation that’s ongoing: to join in, search #ProWhat or visit Politics of Networks.

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Living with Conflict

At Peace Hub, we often talk about ‘big’ peace & justice issues – but what happens when conflict arises in our own lives? In this guest article, Rhiannon Grant explores how Living with Conflict can help. Living With Conflict is a set of online resources to help people think about how conflict and disagreement are […]

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Pro What Part 2 – the conversation continues

Thanks to everyone who took part in the second session of ‘Anti-Austerity but Pro What?’ yesterday. In part 1 last week, we’d started the conversation about our ideas on alternatives to austerity and neoliberalism, found plenty of common ground and generated lots of words.  This week things got a bit more focussed – if we’re […]

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Trident: Hop on the Coach to stand up & be counted

Parliament will be making a key decision on whether to replace the Trident nuclear weapons system in 2016, so this is a key time to show that ordinary people want to see it scrapped, Costing over £100 billion across 40 years, this will be the biggest spending decision this parliament makes: so it’s important they […]

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Exhibition – Displacement: Stories of Hope & Humanity

A free exhibition of artwork and poetry exploring human stories of displacement. 11 January – 19 February at Peace Hub Displacement affects millions of people worldwide, and though these are often times of great suffering, helplessness and hardship, stories of hope and humanity do emerge.  This exhibition looks to uncover the stories of compassion, the camaraderie, and […]

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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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Paris: a step forward & the road ahead

Photo credit: Owen de Visser The Paris Climate Conference came to a conclusion on Saturday, with a deal being struck by 196 countries to try to limit greenhouse gas emmissions and curb climate change. Thank you to everyone who took part in actions leading up to (and during) the conference, to push for a meaningful […]

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Low Carbon actions a success: now all eyes on Paris

Three events successfully brought people from Birmingham together to take action for a Low Carbon Future.  Now all eyes turn to Paris, as world leaders arrive there for the COP21 Climate Summit. On Saturday 28th November, members of Birmingham’s faith communities came together for a walk & gathering in support of a low carbon future.  […]

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BIRMINGHAM FAITHS JOIN WITH CLIMATE PILGRIMS ACROSS THE WORLD

Photocredit: Owen de Visser (please click each image for a high resolution version)   PRESS Release 29/11/2015 FOR IMMEDIATE USE BIRMINGHAM FAITHS JOIN WITH CLIMATE PILGRIMS ACROSS THE WORLD This Saturday evening, members of faith communities from across Birmingham came together to walk and gather together in support of a low carbon future. The walk, […]

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