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protestors marching down street in Melbourne. Feature of the image is a large pink flag with the Extinction Rebellion logo.

Social movements and the (mis)use of research: Extinction Rebellion and the 3.5% rule 

In a 2020 article, which originally appeared in Interface: A journal for and about social movements, Extinction Rebellion member Kyle R Matthews explores how scholarship regarding civil resistance campaigns seeking regime change has been used by environmental activists. Matthews analyses the applicability of research conducted by Chenoweth and Stephan to protest movements in liberal democracies as […]

crowd of holographic protestors walking on street at night with protest signs

Creative activism: Hologram protest

The practicalities and possibilities of using holograms to challenge and subvert anti-protest laws are explored in this case study from Spain.

A Strategy for Climate Insurgency

Lessons from social and labour movements that discuss how movements bringing people together for common preservation arise and can be built.

A group of people walking down the street holding banners and protesting. One big banner says Stepping Out for Peace, People for Nuclear Disarmament. Two protestors at the front are dressed in clown costumes.

Stepping Out For Peace: A History of CANE and PND (WA)

Introduction Stepping Out For Peace is an oral history of activism carried out by Western Australian groups People for Nuclear Disarmament (WA) and its forerunner the Campaign Against Nuclear Energy. It includes a detailed and heavily illustrated account of campaigns from the 1970s onwards against uranium mining, nuclear reactors, nuclear weapons, and militarism. In doing […]

Whistleblowing: A Practical Guide

Whistleblowing: A Practical Guide tells how to assess your options, prepare for action, use low-profile operations, negotiate official channels, leak, build support and survive the experience.

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