Lessons in how change happens from #SelmaMovie

If you take nothing else from this post. Go see the movie Selma. I promise you its the most powerful film you’ll see this year, and a ‘must watch’ for anyone interested in how change happens. Much has been written about Martin Luther King and the Civil Rights Movement, but walking out from seeing Selma …

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Winning in 2014 – 7 great campaigns from the last year

Owen Jones is spot on, 2014 is the year that grassroots campaigns like E15 Mums have taken on the powerful and won, but here are a few of the other campaigns that have impressed me in last 12 months. 1 – AGM Army – Share Action – this small team are building an army of …

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Great free daily organising tips from @neworganizing Institute

I’ve just signed up to get ‘Tip of the Day’ from the New Organising Institute. They’re based in the US and every weekday they send a free tip about organising, many of which would be relevant to campaigners in the UK. How brilliant is that? This is my favourite so far (which I’ve reproduced in full …

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