Five for Friday….14th October

Here is a new selection of articles that might be of interest to campaigners…. 1. David Mills uses Freedom of Information to find out what Newspapers and Magazines government ministers are reading. 2. Red Pepper has suggestions for the apps that every activist should have. (h/t @LucyPearceOx) 3. The #OccupyWallStreet protests have sparked a new …

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Five for Friday….16 September

Here is the latest selection of articles that might be of interest to campaigners…. 1. Great guide from Fair Pensions about how you can become a shareholder activist. 2. Short but useful guide from movements.org about campaign planning. 3. Some good suggestions from M+R Research Labs about what makes a successful e-campaign action. 4. Brian Lamb argues …

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Campaign tweeters you should be following

A very lazy Sunday evening post, but here is my list of some of the people I think you should be following on twitter for interesting thinking about campaigning. It’s the list of campaigning people I look out for in my twitter. I’ve tried to avoid the corporate feeds from organisations but I’m sure I’ve missed people. Additional …

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Lists of people who matter

Regular readers of this blog will know that I’m a big fan of lists. Although I’m not a natural Daily Telegraph reader, their annual profiles of the top 100 most influential people in each of the political parties is an invaluable resource when it comes to planning routes to influence. 100 Most influential Left-wingers – 1 …

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Summer Reading

If you’re heading off to the beach or on a long journey in the coming weeks the following resources might be of interest. I’ll be ploughing through them (on the train to work alas!) and put up a summary when I can. Kumi Naidoo – Boiling Point: Can citizen action save the world ? NCVO …

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Links I like – w/b 16 Feb

Because no blog is complete without it! A few links I like from this week. George Monbiot on politics is broken and the launch of DoSomethingAboutIt Video of debate to mark the launch of City University’s new MA on Political Campaigning – Political Campaigners and Reporters – partners in democracy or rats in a sack. …

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