Tips from Oxfam about how to write a letter that will have maximum impact on a Member of Parliament.
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.
Ed Miliband, leader of the United Kingdom Labour Party, describes how political parties can be agents for major change.
Hear from John Robertson, ex Australian Labor Party leader, about the real pressures and backroom deals that make change so hard.
People’s History of Australia-podcast and blog looking at Australian history from the perspective of ordinary people fighting together for a better life.
In the 2019 Australian federal election, two local campaigns stood out. Two Independents, from two very different electorates, made history. We’re referring of course, to Indi in regional Victoria, and Warringah in Sydney.
Need to contact Australian Members of Parliament? Here’s the contact list and even some handy mailing labels.
Joel Dignam analyses two campaign moments: Stop Adani’s targeting of the ALP in the 2018 Queensland state election and the UK women’s suffrage campaign targeting of Liberals in 1905. The lesson? Target those most likely to give you what you want, and sometimes that means creating political risk for them.
Advice that can easily be adapted to your needs whether it’s meeting with an MP (or Senator) yourself or helping your members do it.