Mindfulness practices can help us feel more grounded, calm and present during the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic. Includes a guided meditation and links to others.
Want to listen to podcasts related to social change and activism? The Commons Library has collected lots of podcasts and interviews for you. Get listening!
A podcast about the role of young people in social activism by Dr Marilyn Metta at the Activism @ The Margins conference in 2020.
Notes from training sessions hosted by ChangeMakers and Tipping Point April to July 2020. The training aims to equip organisers and campaigners to respond to challenges and continue their work during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Articles, videos and podcasts related to Black Lives Matter & Stop Aboriginal Deaths in Custody rallies in Australia, early June 2020.
This podcast explores different ways you can raise money, why it is so hard to raise money and the pros and cons of different strategies.
A interview with Joan Garry, an inspiring changemaker, who led change in her personal life (marriage equality) and professionally (running not for profits). Joan discusses the pressures on social service organisations and nonprofits during the pandemic and ways to adapt.
An interview with Richard Fuller, an engineer turned toxics crusader who has helped lead an intervention that has cleaned up places around the world.
Interview with Margaret Salamon, a psychoanalyst who has transitioned into a climate change warrior. She talks about the psychological features of the climate disaster and her own journey of becoming a changemaker.
Everyone is talking about the Covid-19 pandemic and the way it is shaking up our lives! You’ll find Coronavirus related content on most podcasts you could listen to. These ones have a particular focus on the implications for social movements.
The COVID-19 pandemic is keeping many of us at home. Without the usual forums, film nights, and other campaign activities how can we connect to inspiration and continue learning? Here are films, podcasts, webinars and online courses.
People’s History of Australia-podcast and blog looking at Australian history from the perspective of ordinary people fighting together for a better life.
Community broadcasters are an important part of social movements. The Commons Social Change Radio Directory includes details of almost 100 radio shows from 5 Australian states.
Do you know about one of Australia’s most effective anti-nuclear blockades? The Jabiluka blockade in 1998 stopped the Ranger Uranium Mine in Australia. This article includes the campaign timeline and many further resources.
Looking for research on how to frame an issue on a certain topic area? This collection of reports, articles, videos and podcasts on issues including climate, crime, equality, nature, poverty and health will help you develop powerful messages and narratives.
A selection of Climactic podcast shows that focus on the emotional and psychological impacts of climate change and the strategies people are using to respond to them.
These podcasts explore the range of emotional responses to the climate and biodiversity crisis through conversations between climate psychologists and friends.
The Victorian Women’s Trust (VWT) shares a list of their favourite feminist podcasts including Fierce Girls, Sisteria and Mother of Invention.
A 4 part podcast series from community radion station 3CR celebrating 45 years of direct action by environmental group, Friends of the Earth FOE.
For The Win: the people, strategy and campaigns that changed Australia forever. A podcast series from 2018 featuring interviews with Australian social change agents.
Antony Dapiran is the author of City of Protest – A Recent History of Dissent in Hong Kong. He is a long-time Hong Kong resident, lawyer, and commentator on Chinese business and legal matters.