Articles Tagged with the word ‘activism’

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/ Campaigns round up

02 Dec 2014


The latest success stories and actions from the world of campaigning

Statelessness in the Dominican Republic.

/ Campaigns round up, Community

08 Oct 2014


All the latest from the world of campaigning, including doctors divesting from fossil fuels, gender equality on the national curriculum and how you can help take over a national newspaper

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/ Community

07 Jul 2014


The latest news, efforts and success stories from the world of campaigning

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/ Blogs

15 Apr 2014


The latest news, efforts and success stories from the world of campaigning

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/ Environment

27 Feb 2014


When Greenpeace activists were detained in Russia following a peaceful protest in the Arctic Sea, their plight drew the world’s attention. Lucy Purdy explores how their ordeal galvanised campaigners and may have ushered in a new era for environmental activism

Global Power Shift

/ Positive Perspective

02 Sep 2013


Climate change conferences have been tarnished, but communities coming together to create a ‘global power shift’ show we are all on the frontline, says student activist Tom Youngman

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/ Democracy

07 Aug 2013


Groundbreaking training centre for protesters, developed in response to the use of social networks in the Arab spring, opens in Florence


/ Arts

14 Jan 2013


Forget placards and megaphones, Rin Simpson finds out how craft-based activism is making waves in fighting global injustice

This is Joe from Ayrshire, who's built his own solar panels!

/ Environment

22 Dec 2012


The actions taken by people fighting climate change have been honoured in an online photography exhibition curated by campaign group 10:10

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/ Democracy

19 Dec 2012


Sweden’s ‘Alternative Nobel Prize’ has recognised the tremendous efforts of activists around the world working towards global harmony

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/ Environment

12 Dec 2012


A new global event aims to unify action on climate change and is calling for young environmental leaders to get behind the cause


/ Arts

20 Nov 2012


Craft fans around the UK are invited to take part in a campaign that aims to help end world hunger for good

Alex Georges at the start of his kayak voyage on Lampedusa. Credit A. Georges

/ Democracy

09 Nov 2012


A Frenchman has reached the halfway point in a kayaking voyage from Tunisia to Brussels, where he hopes to present a petition for asylum seekers’ rights to the European Parliament

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/ Arts

14 Sep 2012


Singer-songwriter and eco-activist Jess Gold is currently touring the UK aiming to both educate and entertain with songs about climate change