I'm now working on a bigger writing project and need to focus on that so I'm going to pause blog posts for a while. I'll post here once the bigger project is done, hopefully early 2023.
The new book, 'Workers Can Win: A Guide to Organising at Work' by Ian Allinson is an important, useful and timely book. I highly recommend it to anyone on the left, in unions and working on campaigns outside unions. It combines political education, a training manual, strategic thinking and engaging case studies. Ian is very … Continue reading Workers Can Win book review
This post describes the different ways that campaigners can influence politics and political parties. I've started with a few frameworks Charity, advocacy, mobilising, organisinginside outside game/theoriesInside/outside strategy I've then described some new political campaigning and organising tactics that have proved effective recently: Distributed organisingTea party/Indivisible advocacy approachTactical canvassingDeep canvassingIndependent political platform in local elections Charity, … Continue reading Non-party political campaigning and organising
This is the seventh part of a series of posts on the history of social movements in Britain. It includes 4 social movements: the Peace/Anti-War Movement, the (anti) prison movement, the student movement, Universal Suffrage Movement (The vote for men and women). See a previous post that explains what social movements are. Here is a … Continue reading History of British social movements Part 7