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New Year’s Revolutions 2020
by The Guerrilla Gang

Dear activists, Two years ago we started what has now become, a guerrilla tradition, our New Year’s Revolutions piece in lieu of a dry, Annual Foundation Letter to outline our intentions, aspirations or resolutions for the days ahead. Very simply, we are posing a single question to ourselves: ‘What is the revolution you’d like to see […]

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Some Lessons Learned in 2019
by Ivan March

The Washington Post called 2019 The Year of the Street Protest, which tells us, a grant-making Foundation that focuses on resourcing social movements & supporting activists across Europe that we’re focusing on an emergent and increasingly relevant social phenomenon: a street protest renaissance, a wide-scale, global activism reboot, a collective, sometimes-civilly-disobedient-sometimes-not approach to exacting a […]

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Menelas Siafakas – Poet. Pornographer. Existential Detective.
by Alex King

Menelas Siafakas has the best business card I have ever seen. It’s a photograph of a man standing in front of a sofa, wearing nothing but a black balaclava and seat-less boxer shorts (which expose his bare bum cheeks). He’s looking over his naked shoulder at the camera and brandishing an AK-47 assault rifle, while […]

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Dan Glass – Queer Liberation in the Heart of London
by Camille Barton

“Remember, we are the key to our freedom” Dan Glass embodies intersectional politics. He has a visionary, community based approach that weaves connections between various groups that are marginalised in society. Dan is a sex positive, queer, healthcare & human rights, award winning activist, performer and writer based in London. His work spans from climate […]

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Some Friendly Advice for Guerrilla Grant Applicants
by Romy Krämer

We get requests for funding on a daily basis from many different corners of Europe. First of all, this is great news because word has clearly spread about the Guerrilla Foundation since we started three years ago. Naturally, some of these requests are more aligned with what we fund than others. That’s alright. We want […]

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Coming Back from the End of the Road
by Antonis Schwarz

A Diary Entry from a Coal Mine Occupation  Being in the field of philanthropy for several years now, it is astounding to see the level of passivity one can fall into over time. You start off the journey bursting with enthusiasm, and then after just a couple of years you discover that your role has […]

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