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#INSP2017: Summit scholarships refuel delegates to keep going

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.

Founder of The Real Junk Food Project Adam Smith: “Just give me food and I’ll feed everyone”

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.

2017 INSP Awards celebrate the best of what street papers have to offer

This year’s INSP Awards took place in Manchester during the Global Street Paper Summit. Take a look at how the evening unfolded.

Podcast: Media Voices speaks to INSP members about the street paper movement

Peter Houston of Flipping Pages Media interviews INSP members about the current challenges facing street papers.

Delegates delighted with 2017 Global Street Paper Summit

The 2017 Summit has been well received by INSP members.

2017 Global Street Paper Summit closes with raucous fundraising gig at Manchester’s O2 Ritz

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.

Neil McInroy: “The existing economic model is failing too many people”

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.

INSP Awards: 2017 Winners Announced!

Find out who took home the 12 coveted awards at the 2017 INSP Awards, held in Manchester, UK.

Founder of The Real Junk Food Project Adam Smith brings his fight against food poverty to INSP 2017

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.

Writer and epidemiologist Richard Wilkinson talks social inequality at INSP 2017

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.

Manchester welcomes international delegates to the 2017 INSP Global Street Paper Summit

The 2017 INSP Global Street Paper Summit kicked off on Monday at a welcome reception at Manchester Town Hall. After speeches from Lord Mayor Eddy Newman, INSP Chief Executive Maree Aldam and Chair of The Big Life Group Edna Robinson, we heard from delegates about what they expect from the week ahead.

INSP Awards: Finalists for the 2017 Best Project Award

Our last set of finalists are here – which innovative projects have captured our imagination and made it to the top five?

INSP Awards: Announcing our 2017 Best Online Presence Finalists

Wonderful websites, impressive Instagrams, terrific Twitters and fantastic Facebooks – it can only be the Best Online Presence finalists!

INSP Awards: Best Campaign Finalists for 2017

Six impressive campaigns from our street papers have made it as finalists – time to find out all about them.

INSP Awards: Presenting our Best Breakthrough 2017 Finalists

The finalists just keep coming! Here’s who has claimed a Top Five position in the Best Breakthrough category.

INSP Awards: Finalists for Best Vendor Contribution 2017 Award

The 2017 ceremony countdown is well and truly on – and here’s our fab five finalists in the Best Vendor Contribution category.

INSP Awards: 2017 Best Photo Finalists Revealed

Our top five snaps have been chosen – we present to you our Best Photo finalists for 2017!

INSP Awards: Discover the 2017 Best News Feature Finalists

Our top five have been chosen – see if your favourite nominee has made the cut to become a finalist!

INSP Awards: 2017 Finalists for Best Design

All this week, we’re announcing the nominees for the 2017 INSP Awards – and today it’s the top ten in the Best Design category.

INSP Awards: The 2017 Best Cultural Feature Finalists

The finalists for Best Cultural Feature in this year’s INSP Awards have been chosen – and it’s time to find out who’s made the final five!

INSP Awards: Here’s our Best Cover 2017 Finalists

We are delighted to bring you the finalists for the 2017 INSP Awards, starting today with the visual feast that is the Best Cover category.

Frank Turner to headline street paper fundraiser

Gig at O2 Manchester Ritz on August 24 will raise funds for INSP and Big Issue North Trust.

INSP Global Street Paper Summit 2017 host street paper announced

INSP will work with English street paper Big Issue North to deliver the summit in Manchester, UK next year.