Update on Think Global, Act Local, Get Equal

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 […]

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Reminder: Building a Progressive Future event 22nd Sept

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 […]

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Building a Progressive Future

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 […]

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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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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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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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