Articles Tagged with the word ‘activism’

 
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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

 
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/ 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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/ Peace & 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

 
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/ 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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/ Peace & Democracy

19 Dec 2012

 

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

 
Regional Power Shift rally, US 2011 credit 350.org
 

/ 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

 
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/ 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
 

/ Peace & 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