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Digital First Aid Kit

Guide to help activists better protect themselves and the communities they support against the most common types of digital emergencies.

Book cover for Iron Will: Global Extractivism and Mining Resistance in Brazil and India

Mining Resistance in India

Community resistance has been astonishingly effective at stopping mining in India. This article draws from the book Iron Will.

Book cover for Iron Will: Global Extractivism and Mining Resistance in Brazil and India

Mining Resistance in Brazil

Community resistance has been astonishingly effective at stopping mining in Brazil. This article draws from the book Iron Will.

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Making Your Activism Accessible

This guide was developed to support activists in making their spaces, events, meetings and communications more accessible, in order to ensure that everyone is welcome and encouraged to join a movement for justice in whatever way they can!

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The Shape of Organising Models

Organising Models Mapping Project survey results including images conveying how different organisations structure their organising model.

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People Within Organising Models

Results of the Organising Models Mapping Project survey focused on how people gather to take collective action as part of organising programs.

Cover of Robert Cialdini's book Pre-Suasion: A Revolutionary Way to Influence and Persuade.

Activism and Pre-Suasion

Lessons for activists on how to be more persuasive and effective, drawing on the book Pre-Suasion by Robert Cialdini.

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