Author Archives: Philip Leicester

Open Letter for A Loughborough Progressive Alliance

Open Letter for A Loughborough Progressive Alliance to Jewel Miah, Labour Candidate David Walker, Liberal Democrats   Dear Jewel and David, Tonight I was selected as the Loughborough Green Party candidate for the 2017 General Election. However, in a departure … Continue reading

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General Election June 2017 – What should progressives do?

Extraordinary Friday Room Meeting tonight (21 April) 7:30 Start Unity House Open meeting for all Save

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SUFFRAGETTE – Film Screening

11TH MARCH – 2PM UNITY HOUSE To celebrate International Women’s Day there will be a screening of ‘Suffragette’ at Unity House, 21 Fennel Street, on Saturday the 11th March at 2pm, followed by a discussion on the Suffrage movement in … Continue reading

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Mistaken Identities – Kwame Anthony Appiah

Friday 3rd February, 7:30pm, Unity House, Fennel Street, Loughborough This Friday Room discussion meeting considers content of the four 2016 Rieth lectures, given by philosopher and cultural theorist Kwame Anthony Appiah, on the subject of creed, colour, country and culture. … Continue reading

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A Rebel Alliance – A New Hope?

Friday 6th January, 7:30pm, Unity House, Fennel Street, Loughborough This Friday Room open meeting will discuss the idea of the Progressive Alliance, which is supported by the Green Party Leadership, the Labour leaning pressure group, Compass, and many Liberal Democrats … Continue reading

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Syria – the Ayes Have It

The ayes have it, but who gets it? An open meeting to discuss the decision by our government to join coalition forces in the bombing of Syria and aspects of the debate. Open meeting, Friday the 4th December, at the … Continue reading

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Where now for the Environment Movement? Public Lecture with Jonathon Porrit

Jonathon Porritt is speaking at Loughborough University on the 19 Nov, 7pm as part of the Critical Politics for Global Challenges Public Lecture Series. According to the University website: “Humankind faces three major global challenges: environmental crisis, especially climate change; … Continue reading

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