The 2018 National Conference is in Liverpool from the 8th to the 10th of June. Click here for the conference brochure:- PIPs 2018 Conference brochure

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The next meeting of Talking Allowed in Leeds is on Monday, May 14th at 1.45pm in Veritas Ale and Wine Bar.

We are discussing “Democracy and the Vote”.

This year is the anniversary of women getting the vote but is universal suffrage a sufficient condition for democracy? Should we add the rule of law, an independent judiciary, a free press, etc?

The next meeting of Talking Allowed in Leeds is on Monday, February 12th at 1.45pm in Veritas Ale and Wine Bar.

We will be discussing the #MeToo phenomenon.

#MeToo has given rise to strong opinions, for and against. We might prefer to look at the sources of the campaign and ask if it indicates a new wave of feminism. We can also look at the role of social media and the use of the “court of public opinion”. We may ask how, in the long run, relations between the sexes could be affected.