Have we taken the fun out of Flash Mobs?

Last month, on a cold winters morning, I joined 100 other people on the banks of the River Thames to take part in a ‘Flash Squat‘ organised by the End Water Poverty campaign to highlight the fact that despite 2008 being the UN Year of Sanitation around the world billions were still denied access to …

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Upcoming Events

Some upcoming events that might be of interest. Thursday 19th Feb – 5pm Make Poverty History: Political Communication in Action Book launch and debate at City University, London – more here Saturday 28 Feb 6 Billions Ways – Making Another World Possible London – more here Saturday 28 Feb – 10am Labour 2.0 – campaigning …

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Here Comes Everybody – group action just got easier

I went to hear a guy called Clay Shirky speak at the LSE earlier this month. More efficient people that me have documented what he had to say here and here. I hadn’t come across Shirky before, but he’s the author of a book called ‘Here Comes Everybody’ and is regarded as a an expert …

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A penny for your thoughts

Welcome to the thoughtful campaigner…… This blog aims to be a space to highlight excellent examples of campaigning, to reflect on emerging trends and to keep a pace with what’s happening in the world of campaigning in the UK. I’ve worked in the sector for the last 5 years, but can’t seem to find one …

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