Posts Tagged: sustainable-activism - (33 found)

Heart politics revisited

Heart politics revisited

By: Fran Peavey

“Heart politics revisited” is part autobiography, part manifesto, and it dares to dream about a new politics with people at the center. “Heart Politics Revisited” is a new and expanded edition of the classic 1985 handbook for activists. Peavey’s approach shuns careerism, rigid ideologies, revenge and recrimination–and offers a pathway towards reconciliation and living with…

Resource manual for a living revolution

Resource manual for a living revolution

By: Virginia Coover, Ellen Deacon, Charles Esser & Christopher Moore

An all time favourite of activist educators. Nicknamed ‘the Monster Manual’ this trainers’ manual made a big impact in Australian social change movements during the 1970s when it was used by trainers during the Franklin dam blockade. Coover and her co-authors were active members of the Quaker network Movement for a New Society. It remains…

In the tiger’s mouth: an empowerment guide for social action

In the tiger’s mouth: an empowerment guide for social action

By: Katrina Shields

Katrina Shields guides you through the big issues that show up in activism: how to avoid burn-out, network, create stable groups, as well as how to approach listeners with bad news that they may not want to hear. The guide includes exercises that encourage discovery and growth, both for individuals and groups.