Reaching across difference using authentic relational conversations and organising to build a pro-democracy movement in the United States.
Movements_Campaigns – Democracy
A curated and comprehensive list of tools for democracies and their representatives to conduct an effective assistance program to nonviolent pro-democracy movements.
The main issue is that the US government’s “democracy promotion” agenda has provided repressive regimes with an excuse to label popular pro-democracy movements challenging them as foreign agents, even when led by independent grassroots nonviolent activists.
Samuel Chu – founder of Hong Kong Democracy Council in the US – discusses the Hong Kong pro-democracy movement and international solidarity.
Mike Gecan explains the differences between organising and mobilising and discusses the prospective US 2020 election.
Changemaker Chat with Owen Jones: The story behind one of the United Kingdom’s most high profile left wing figure
Listen to the story of Owen Jones – a British left wing and Labour party activist, writer, orator and political commentator.
Myint Cho, Burmese student pro-democracy activist, discusses the civil disobedience movement in Burma from past to present.
Reset Reading Group resources for the Revitalising Democracy theme introduced and curated by Tim Hollo. Includes Libertarian Municipalism and Murray Bookchin’s Legacy.
A powerful social movement has risen to oppose Trump and to build a better America. Now there is a guide to give you the essential tools and strategies to grow and maintain a resistance powerful enough to win.
Gillian Triggs, the now Former President of the Australian Human Rights Commission, launched the Defending Democracy report at Progress 2017. She argued that advocacy is fundamental to our society but under threat with it increasingly difficult for people to speak up when they disagree.
Lenore Taylor, editor of Guardian Australia, presented at Progress 2017 on the world of fake news and click-bait. She ends with a powerful call to protect quality, fearless and independent journalism.
What would society look like if we saw young people’s opinions as a product of their values and experiences and not just of their age? Australian Youth Representative to the UN, Paige Burton, reported back at #Progress2017 on her ongoing consultations with tens of thousands of young people across Australia.
The ChangeMakers podcast is short series podcast that tells stories about people who are striving for social change across the world.