Last autumn we were encouraging everyone to Think Global, Act Local, Get Equal. There are two events this March that will give you a chance to do just that! Uniting for a Progressive UK: Launch – Tuesday 14th March 2017 7:00-9:00pm at BVSC, Digbeth High St On our feedback board, you provided your thoughts on […]
A reminder that you are invited to Building a Progressive Future! 5 (draft) Principles. This free event takes place on 22nd September, 7-9pm at Impact Hub, Digbeth. All are welcome: simply sign up for free to book your place. A group of people from across the West Midlands have developed 5 (draft) Principles for a Progressive […]
5 (draft) Principles An initiative in the West Midlands, called #ProWhat!, has involved an informal network of people from a wide range of groups and with very different starting points – community action, faith-based, political, single issue campaigns and many others – coming together to set out shared Progressive Principles. The outcome is these 5 […]
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.
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 […]
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, […]