For an activist things can never be too local. Working with people on local issues up and down the country with Talk About Local, we see real passion for issues very close to people's homes, schools or workplaces but little excitement for wider area … [Read more...] about The evolution of social government? – today 1300 at Bloomberg #smwldn – truly local accountability? #smwGovernment
new model activism
There was a point in 2006 where I was determined to photograph every dog turd, needle, broken street light, abandoned car and discarded condom in Caledonian Ward and put those pictures on the internet if that was what it took to get the situation … [Read more...] about The internet and dogged local campaigning – is this 'new model activism'?