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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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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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From Hurricanes to Housing Struggles
by Romy Kraemer

Lessons from New Orleans & a Commitment to Urban Social Movements One sunny morning a couple of weeks ago in April, while attending the EDGE Funders Alliance‘s annual Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana, I woke up, grabbed a coffee and walked right into a dystopia together with about twenty other conference participants. Our walking tour […]

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Guerrilla Grantees – Closed Call Spring 2018
by Ivan March

This is the high point of this year for us, thus far. We have our new closed call grantees and partners for 2018 and we’re extremely pleased to get the chance to work alongside them. Of course, yet again, the competition was fierce and choosing a final list was no easy task as we had […]

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5 Lessons in Effective Activism from ZAD
by Ivan March

You may have heard of the recent activist victory against a major airport construction project that has been a sore spot for 4 consecutive French governments. If not, it was pretty major. The government finally abandoned plans for a new €580m airport in western France but the prime minister, Édouard Philippe (who literally no-one has […]

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Guerrilla Grantees – Closed Call Autumn 2017
by Ivan March

This decision-making process was grueling. No, we’re not just saying that, it was extremely difficult to decide amongst incredibly capable, driven & audacious activist initiatives. The eclectic group of Guerrilla Grantees of the Autumnal Closed Call of 2017 are all on display below. We had a stronger focus on the Movement area during this call, since we had more Backbone grants […]

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