The World Transformed

10 August 2017 - 10:15am
Event

Let's Transform the World!

Event Date: 23 to 26 September 2017

War on Want is supporting the World Transformed in Brighton 23 to 26 September.

The World Transformed is an inclusive and exciting event covering a wide range of topics from the practical realities of electoral politics, to wider questions like how to build a collaborative progressive vision appropriate to the 21st century, how we can solve the climate crisis, how we deliver migrant and refugee justice, Trade and Brexit, and what would progressive internationalism and an ethical foreign policy actually look like as well as other major global issues.

Come along for workshops, debates, live music, art exhibitions, children’s activities and more.

War on Want is supporting this fringe festival in Brighton 23 to 26 September, which takes place alongside Labour Party Conference

Now, more than ever, we need to imagine a different world, , one that focuses on the needs of ordinary people, communities and our planet.

The World Transformed, 23-26 September, Brighton

If you're attending The World Transformed, please come to the meetings War on Want is involved with. Please check the printed programme for last minute changes.

Sunday 24 September - How Should Labour Deal with the Global Economy? - 13.00-14.45pm - Fabrica

Sunday 24 September - The Way of the Activist - Talk Socialism book launch & workshop (supported by War on Want) 17.30 - 19.15pm Synergy Arts Cafe

Monday 25 September - Pint & Politics - 9.30-11am - 68 Middle Street

Monday 25 September -  Precarious Workers of the World Unite -  11.30 – 12.30 - Synergy Centre

Tuesday 26  September - Operation Hedgehog  - how to talk about economics without boring people stiff! - 09.30 - 11.00 - Fabrica

Tuesday 26 September Arming repression—UK’s role in arming repressive regimes around the world, and what we can do to stop it - 11.00 - 13.00 - The Synergy Centre

Tuesday 26 September - Tearing down Walls & Fences: Moving to a Just Migration Policy  13.00-14.45pm - Fabrica

Find more information from theworldtransformed.org. Tickets available now!

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