Learning to do 'activism' well can take a while. And 'well' can mean many things. The journey can be both discouraging and inspiring at times.
There are many aspects to consider in efforts towards 'building a better world'. This e-book / booklet is based from a course on activism held in Ottawa in the fall of 2011, containing notes from discussions, different activities used in the course, and appendixes including ideas on creating positive and effective learning processes/environments.
There are four main sections to this guide:
Occupying small towns isn't easy. The scale of the occupation and the issues activists want to highlight are often different from camps in larger cities. A successful occupation in rural Canada requires a few tweaks to standard organizing. Getting the message out might be the easy part - maintaining commitment and momentum with community support can be harder. But with the right approach, small towns can support all kinds of radical movements. This guide details how to