The League of Pragmatic Optimists (LOPO) is a meeting place in cities and towns across the globe where people who want to make the world better can meet, generate ideas and projects, get inspiration and a recharge, find collaborators and have their neurons tickled in the cause of improving the story of humanity. Another way of looking at it is as an exercise in “engineered serendipity” – a mechanism for diverse people and ideas to bump into each other and create (and deliver) projects that aim to improve things. Local chapters meet at regular intervals to free themselves from day-to-day organisational or mental silos, and network in an inspiring atmosphere of do-ers.
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The great recovery. In the midst of economic turmoil and growing mountains of literal and political rubbish, is there room for optimism in the UK? Yes, absolutely – we need it now more than ever. This is what we got up to at LOPO London Lab #4: designing a future without waste, sustainable fashion, the […]