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Merdeka and the Morning Star: Civil Resistance in West Papua

Merdeka and the Morning Star: Civil Resistance in West Papua

By: Jason Macleod

Jason Macleod is a member of the Change Agency team: a dedicated activist educator, mentor and strategist. Having dropped out of university in 1991, Jason hitched to northern Queensland then made his way to Papua New Guinea.  Hiking and paddling the Sepik, he made his way into a remote part of West Papua where he contracted malaria….

Reveille for Radicals

Reveille for Radicals

By: Saul Alinksy

Legendary community organizer Saul Alinsky inspired a generation of activists and politicians with Reveille for Radicals, the original handbook for social change. Alinsky writes both practically and philosophically, never wavering from his belief that the American dream can only be achieved by an active democratic citizenship. First published in 1946 and updated in 1969 with…

manual launch
General News

September 29, 2015

Launching our Campaign strategy guide: Instalment #1 of the ‘People Power’ manual

We launched our Campaign Strategy Guide last week at the Organise 2015 conference in Sydney. Pasifika director and co-author of the Guide, Jason MacLeod, described how many of the 24 how-to process guides contained in our new publication are being used by activists in Australia and the Pacific. Advocacy Coach and all-round movement builder Anita Tang gave…


Assessing policy windows

This 90 minute workshop draws on John Kingdon’s theories about policy windows and a set of nine ‘conditions’ that increase the chances that our policy advocacy campaigns will succeed. Participants reflect on and critically analyse their current campaigns, and consider how best to build alliances, connect with champions and create the political space for just and sustainable policies.

People Power Manual: Campaign Strategy Guide

People Power Manual: Campaign Strategy Guide

By: Jason MacLeod & James Whelan

The Campaign Strategy Guide is the first instalment of the People Power Manual, a resource created for organisers, activist educators and facilitators. Campaign strategy needn’t be mystifying, lonely or stressful. Social movements become more powerful as more people are equipped to analyse their political context, consider paths to change and mindfully plan tactics. This Campaign…