One hundred talks in on afternoon was massively stimulating – if the reality was a sniff of something and a taste of something else. Change: How has given me much to think about, a load of scribbled notes to follow up and some fascinating insights as to what others are up to. There is clearly a broad consensus that the current electoral system serves us incredibly poorly. And everywhere from the noisy Greeks of Syriza to the humorous Danes of Alternativet new models are popping up.
‘”There is no use trying,” said Alice; “one can’t believe impossible things.” “I dare say you haven’t had much practice,” said the Queen. “When I was your age, I always did it for half an hour a day. Why, sometimes I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.”
I’m so looking forward to Change:How? 2015 “where apathy goes to die” tomorrow!
Stories from Greece, Spain, Denmark, Poland, Bahrain, Scotland and plenty beyond – join us tomorrow to meet a world full of change-makers in just one building, Europe’s oldest alternative night club in Angel, Islington…
Alongside 100 inspirational change makers – from Stella Creasy to Heydon Prowse of the Revolution Will Be Televised, musician Steve Lawson to David Lammy MP, Rev. Giles Fraser to Flatpack Democracy, The Moneyless Man to Amelia Womack….. their personal stories and world-beating ideas…… their performances…. and a pint with them at the bar.