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Watchout for Pridewash season

June 24, 2019

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Like polluting brands that "greenwash" their reputation by embarking on meaningless environmental corporate social responsibility, so we are starting to see Pridewash. These brands have a dodgy track record on LGBT rights, but are now celebrating Pride.

We must do more to attract the next generation of campaigners

June 18, 2019

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The headlines from the recent PRCA Census may make for grim reading for charity PRs, but the truth behind the sector lies in the detail. On the surface, the fact that only non-departmental public bodies earn less than charity PRs, makes for depressing reading. While charities rightly have to safeguard the use of money donated […]

UK honours grassroots campaigners

May 31, 2019

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Ten grassroots campaigners have been honoured at a UK-wide awards ceremony for the impact of their work. Each year, the Sheila McKechnie Foundation (SMK) celebrates the best campaigns and campaigners working in social enterprises, charities and individuals. Winners of this year’s awards include Recovery Space which helps the tens of thousands of people in the […]

Will Extinction Rebellion mark the start of more direct action?

April 26, 2019

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Environment protests have reached a new level with Extinction Rebellion in 33 countries. Now, the tactics used could inspire a new wave of radical protest.

Communicating causes: the new bible for campaigners

June 29, 2018

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Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan’s 2014 prediction that the 21st Century would be the “era of the NGO” is an appropriate starting point for Communicating Causes – an all encompassing new book on the state of campaigning in the charity sector. The book, launched at a PRCA Charity and Not for Profit event last […]

Keeping ideas open will help trump extremism

November 16, 2016

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Nationalism is on the rise. Brexit, Trump and Le Pen are just the most high profile examples. But around the world, prejudice is trumping reality. The rise in inequality around the world is creating strange political bedfellows and changing the way people vote which isn’t captured by the pollsters. More worryingly, Trump’s victory signals a […]

Five things to learn from the e-campaigning forum

April 19, 2016

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The annual ECF Global Event in Oxford is a chance to inspire and be inspired by some of Europe's best progressive campaigners. Here are five lessons.