Citizen Action Monitor

Citizen-led experiment yields increases in voter participation, better-informed citizens in Florida precinct

Bottom line — an effective voter education/information campaign matters No 1399 Posted by fw, July 15, 2015 “Dan Isaacson, publisher and editor of The Democratic Voter and The Enlightened Voter, monthly newsletters … Continue reading

July 15, 2015

Bold gutsy action planning tips: Pt 4 of 4 – How to advocate for voting reform and democracy renewal

No 812 Posted by fw, July 17, 2013 In Part 3, Give the Media What They Want, Dave offered three tips on how to exploit what is potentially your group’s … Continue reading

July 17, 2013 · 2 Comments

Bold gutsy action planning tips: Pt 3 of 4 – How to give the media what they want

No 811 Posted by fw, July 17, 2013 “We often go into media outreach thinking: How do I get them to cover me? As if they’re offering us something and … Continue reading

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Bold gutsy action planning tips: Pt 2 of 4 – How to empower your team members

No 810 Posted by fw, July 17, 2013 “They [Toronto Cyclists Union] have on their website: ‘Join the bike union so we can advocate on your behalf.’ I think that’s … Continue reading

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Bold gutsy action planning tips: Pt 1 of 4 – How to attract more members to your team

Video — Toronto artist and organizer Dave Meslin will dazzle you with his innovative ideas No 809 Posted by fw, July 17, 2013 “How do we reach beyond the people … Continue reading

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What deters us from acting on the climate change crisis?

We are more likely to yield to short-term pleasures than act in long-term self-interests No 659 Posted by fw, January 21, 2013 “If you’ve ever seen a person purchase a … Continue reading

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Talking Climate: The gateway to research on climate change communication

At Talking Climate, the best research evid­ence is trans­lated into prac­tical guides on a wide range of topics No 503 Posted by fw, June 11, 2012 Talking Climate: The gateway … Continue reading

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“Counterpower” by Tim Gee — Pt 2: How Idea Counterpower helps movements win

No 380 Posted by fw, December 27, 2011 Just to recap – This series, based on Tim Gee’s Counterpower: Making Change Happen, really began with a review of his book. … Continue reading

December 27, 2011 · Leave a comment

The rapid rise — and equally fast fall — of a Residents Advisory Panel. Part 3: Importance of effective communication

No 5 Posted by fw, April 11, 2010 In retrospect, if only I had recalled Angeles Arrien’s advice about effective communication I would have bit my tongue and remained silent. … Continue reading

April 10, 2010 · Leave a comment
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