Challenges organisers to consider how much power and energy their tactics create, show and take.
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Exercise to help your group define the characteristics of political life in the ideal future as expressed in roles, relationships, and values in decision making.
An adapted version of the Midwest Academy’s community organising grid, this simple table provides one way of putting together key pieces of a strategy in a relative order.
A powerful tool to help groups shift focus from tactics to strategy.
Stretches people’s imaginations in envision and articulate the kind of society they would like to create, going beyond vague values to specific features.
Abstract from Bill Moyer (1989) The Practical Strategist: Movement Action Plan strategic theories for Evaluating, Planning and Conducting Social Movements. Social Movement Empowerment Project.
An experiential exercise to clarify the difference between goals, tactics and strategy.
U.S. activist-educator Bill Moyer conceived Movement Action Plan (MAP) to explain and explore the stages and advocacy roles evident in successful social movements.
Citizen activism has achieved many positive results. But the road to success for social move-ments is often complex, usually lasting many years, with few guides for evaluating the precise stage of a movement’s evolution to determine the best way forward. Doing Democracy provides both a theory and working model for understanding and analyzing social movements,…
“What follows is for those who want to change the world from what it is to what they believe it should be. The Prince was written by Machiavelli for the Haves on how to hold power. Rules for Radicals is written for the Have-Nots on how to take it away. In this book we are…