(Dis)solution is an Australian online and print journal published in Naarm/Melbourne. It is born out of a need for radical, critical thought and expression, particularly from emerging writers, artists and activists which challenges the catastrophic, ecocidal structures of the 21st century.
A strong climate movement means meaningful change. Here’s a list of resources to help you on your climate activism journey.
A campaign case study and book review of a rapid-fire campaign journey to establish a drug injecting centre in inner-city Melbourne.
Grassroots activism often lacks funding & support but the Global Grassroots Support Network (GGSN) has brought together organizers to tackle common challenges and share resources.
A collection of resources by The Commons Social Change Library to help you learn all about activism, organising and campaigning.
An interview with a member of the Western Australia-based Grevillea about how the group applied a dynamic and creative perspective to approaching issues such as militarism, pollution and international solidarity during the 1980s and 1990s.
This report discusses Golden Dawn, a far-right party in Greece that engaged in criminal activities and was exposed through civil society efforts, offering lessons for combating extremism worldwide.
The 2023 book Labour Power and Strategy, edited by Peter Olney and Glenn Perušek, is centred around a lengthy interview with labour organiser and historian John Womack Jr in which he argues for the importance of ‘strategic workplace organising’
Rendre le Militantisme plus Accessible (French – Français) [Making Your Activism Accessible in French]
Ce guide a été élaboré pour aider les militants à rendre leurs espaces, événements, réunions et communications plus accessibles, afin que chacun soit le bienvenu et encouragé à rejoindre un mouvement pour la justice de toutes les manières possibles !
A book review of Radicals: Outsiders Changing the World by Jamie Barlett. This book review focuses on the ‘radical’ climate activists.
A book and a series of in depth videos based on each chapter about Environmental Movements and Activism around the World.
The Activist Handbook is a ‘wikipedia’ style website that provides guides and resources for people to become effective activists.
Civil resistance-Moving from dictatorship to democracy. Negotiations & elections are the breakthroughs that lead to more democratic outcomes.
Histories and case studies from Australia of the fight for independence, inclusion, equality, access and services for people with disability.
Guide élaboré pour fournir aux groupes militants des idées et des stratégies pour faire face au roulement des membres, en particulier dans le cas des groupes dirigés par des étudiants.
Introduction This episode features an interview by Commons Librarian Holly Hammond with novelist, playwright, screenwriter, and historian Sarah Schulman. They discuss the nature of effective coalitions, the challenges of accurately documenting social movements, and lessons from campaigns led by the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP) during the 1980s and 1990s. A participant in […]
Resources for women’s activism and cis-tem change for IWD and beyond. Are you ready to take your next step for gender justice and liberation?
Commons Conversations Podcast – Interviews with campaigners about insights into activism, learning in movements, radical history and more.
Find out the difference between advocacy and activism in this book chapter published in 2022 by Jane Johnston and Robyn Gulliver.
Guía elaborada para proporcionar ideas y estrategias a los grupos de activistas a la hora de hacer frente a la rotación de miembros, especialmente en el caso de los grupos dirigidos por estudiantes