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End of Year Guerrilla Reflections – 2018
by Ivan March

A meme is circulating the web in which economist Stephen Kinsella asks ‘Siri, describe 2018 in one tweet’ and below we quite aptly read the following: “being angry all the time is exhausting and corrosive. Not being angry feels morally irresponsible”. This sentiment of toxic outrage and guilt-inducing non-outrage has certainly permeated the many social […]

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Raising Activists
by Ivan March

Raising Activists Much like Christians, engineers or assholes, nobody is born an activist. Much like it takes some serious conditioning to raise someone to believe in an omnipotent deity, or how to build a bridge, or to flip-off pregnant women while screaming racial slurs, it takes some effort to inculcate the activist spirit in a […]

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Guerrilla Grantees – Closed Call Autumn 2018
by Ivan March

We are elated to announce our autumn closed call grantees and partners for 2018 and into 2019, and we’re wildly excited to get the chance to work alongside them. Of course, once again, competition was fierce and choosing a final list was extremely challenging, as we had to decide between brilliant & badass activist initiatives. […]

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How to Build a Successful Centrist Political Start-Up
by Ivan March

Five key takeaways from Josef Lentsch’s new book, “Political Entrepreneurship”. “The art of transformation from within is to learn to work the system without becoming a part of it”, this quote lingers with me, after finishing Josef Lentsch’s book, Political Entrepreneurship – ‘How to build successful centrist political startups’, and I’m left with this age-old question, […]

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Tourists Against Trump Campaign
by Ivan March

Meet the punk-gospel-activist choir that has been arrested over 70 times, in various stand offs against gatekeepers of destruction. John Waters famously advised that, ‘if you go home with somebody, and they don’t have books, don’t fuck ’em!” and in that spirit I would advise, if you come across a preacher who hasn’t been to prison […]

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The Power of One
by Ivan March

The Power of One Collective action is great, nay imperative in social movements, yet we often forget that much like societies, movements are made up of individuals, and a strong social movement doesn’t mow down individualism, instead it finds a way of celebrating difference alongside unity. Protest is powerful, and it is a way for […]

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