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Knock, Knock. Radical Philanthropy Calling
by Ivan March

Guerrilla Virtual Meet-ups for Radical Activist Resourcing The word, ‘call’ stems from the Old Norse kalla, meaning to ‘summon loudly’, and this is what we’ve been going for in our ‘Radical Philanthropy Calling’ sessions, sounding the alarm that it is high time for folks with wealth to get radical with their giving. How many sobering […]

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#GoWithTheFlaw 4 – Fuelling up on Feedback
by Ivan March

The 2019 United Nations Climate Change Conference, also known as COP25, was the 25th one since they started, and it was held in Madrid, Spain, from 2 to 13 December 2019 under the presidency of the Chilean government. The Chilean government, unilaterally cancelled the COP25 just a month before its scheduled date, claiming that the […]

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Going Guerrilla (Virtual) Grantee Gathering
by Ivan March

When an unorthodox foundation and its renegade grantees met online… On the anniversary of the CIA-backed, military coup in Chile & the fall of the Twin Towers, a small slice of the European activist community gathered virtually to inspire, conspire and perspire together. Switch on Zoom, connect to audio, frame face, adjust bed hair, try […]

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Queer Hope & Resilience during COVID19
by Dan Glass

What can be learnt from the queer experience in building a toolkit for hope and perseverance in the age of Corona? Prime Minister Boris Johnson has just begun to acknowledge that ‘there is such a thing as a society’ because of communities coming together in the face of COVID-19. While this may be news to […]

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Some Thoughts on Effective Altruism
by Romy Krämer with Paolo Fresia

Alongside grantmaking, part of our work at Guerrilla entails engaging people of financial wealth in conversations about our radical approach to philanthropy, in the hope that this helps move resources to grassroots social movements and attention to the need for a Just Transition. Many of the people we speak to in that capacity have expressed […]

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Working on Work during a Pandemic
by Ivan March

‘Autonomy, a little think tank with big ideas about how to tackle the coronavirus & how to radically re-organise in its wake‘ Bronnie Ware, an Australian palliative care nurse, recorded the dying epiphanies of patients she cared for in the final weeks of their lives, and she collected these into a book called The Top Five […]

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