INSP was pleased to offer another round of scholarships this year, supporting 19 delegates from 13 countries to attend the Global Street Paper Summit that took place in Manchester in August.
‘The Spirit Level’ author and epidemiologist Richard Wilkinson: “We have to be very vigilant against all the ways that hate is built up”
Richard Wilkinson’s work is dedicated to exposing deeply rooted societal inequality and to showing how much better off people are when living in a more equal society. With ‘The Spirit Level’, the book he co-authored with his colleague Kate Pickett, he brought the results of that work to a mass audience. After his keynote speech at the 2017 Global Street Paper Summit, Wilkinson told INSP about the growing problem of inequality and what street papers are doing to combat it.
Economist Neil McInroy: “We’re a restless species that doesn’t take things lying down. That’s what fuels my hope.”
The CEO of the Centre for Local Economic Strategies (CLES) Neil McInroy brought his outspoken and enthralling way of striving for a more progressive economy to the 2017 Global Street Paper Summit in Manchester. He spoke in greater detail with INSP about how he perceives himself, and his organization, as outside the mainstream and how the work of street papers fits in to his worldview.
After witnessing pigs being fed perfectly edible food that had been branded as waste while working on an Australian farm, Adam Smith returned to the UK to establish The Real Junk Food Project, the goal of which is to take food deemed inedible and cook it up into delicious meals, eradicating food waste in the process. At this year’s Global Street Paper Summit, Adam Smith told INSP about his plans to really feed the world.
This year’s INSP Awards took place in Manchester during the Global Street Paper Summit. Take a look at how the evening unfolded.
Peter Houston of Flipping Pages Media interviews INSP members about the current challenges facing street papers.
The 2017 Summit has been well received by INSP members.
Frank Turner rocked Manchester’s iconic music venue, the O2 Ritz, on the final night of the 2017 Global Street Paper Summit at fundraising gig Street Noise.
For the second keynote speech of the INSP 2017 Global Street Paper Summit, economist and CEO of the Centre for Local Economic Strategies Neil McInroy addressed delegates on the social problems our failing economy has created.
Adam Smith, founder of The Real Junk Food Project, gives after dinner speech to INSP 2017 delegates at Manchester’s Victoria Baths to round off day one of this year’s Global Street Paper Summit.
Epidemiologist, and writer of the best-selling book The Spirit Level, Richard Wilkinson, grabs the attention of delegates with the opening keynote speech of the 2017 Global Street Paper Summit.