Podcast about campaigning and advocacy - going under the surface to explore how social and political change happens and the ways advocacy can contribute to it. Interview based, with a different theme each podcast. Hosted by Jim Coe.
Not Always Movements
Ep 39 – Sarah Stachowiak, Anne Gienapp and Nikki Kalra from ORS Impact talk about their latest report, looking at the over-use and mis-use of movement language, why this is a problem and what large scale social change strategies it might make more sense to be thinking about Report is here, along with the some stand-alone […]
Working towards reparative justice
Ep 38 – Tatiana Gavarito talks about how reparative justice underpins her activism. This is the crowdfunder for Apoyo Comunitario that we talk about. Tatiana is also involved in creating this funding pool to support individuals and communities working towards racial justice.
Lee Webster talks about feminist leadership. We look at ActionAid’s journey towards implementing feminist leadership principles across the global federation – and what it means for culture and behaviours as well as for programmes and campaigns. There’s more about how ActionAid UK is practising feminism and the feminist behaviours framework here
Ep 36 Peter Macfadyen talks about Independents for Frome and their experience as a collective of independents running the local town council, trying to do local politics differently. We talk about their approach, what they learnt along the way, and how others might build, and are building, on their experiences
The Entangled Activist
Ep 35 – Anthea Lawson from Perspectiva discusses how we should see activism as sitting within what it is trying to change, and how this creates all kinds of entanglements for activists to navigate. We focus on how activists and ‘non-activists’ interact, and what that reveals, and some of the ways it might go better. […]
Social movements in a time of monsters
Ep 34 – Natasha Adams talks about social movements, the different actors involved in them and what kinds of strategies make sense in the current climate of uncertainty. In that context, we talk about how social movements can understand and address hegemonic power. More from Natasha on this and other subjects at thinkingdoingchanging.com