Democracy Works

A playbook for organizing in turbulent times

39:23 | Mar 25th

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20 years ago, Srdja Popovic was part of a revolution — literally. He was a founding member of the Otpor! movement that ousted Serbia Slobodan Milsovic from power in 1999. It’s easy to characterize social movements as a bunch of people rallying in the...Show More

mmMar 25th

I really loved this episode! If you're an social movement organizer/activist, this is a must listen. Popovic knows his stuff and is a deep thinker. He puts activism into a well thought out framework that taps into fear, hope, humor, and ownership. Popovic discusses what the features are for movements that work vs. those that don't. @jspinelle - Probably one of my favourite episodes to date. As an organizer, I've been looking for something like this for awhile. And as always, you asked some terrific questions! The episode reminded me of the Direct Action book: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/33976850-direct-action

mmMar 25th

@yskevinhuang @ellouis @bctcheung @knothappening @ninjaccountant - This episode on movement building soooo good. Must must must listen.

mmMar 26th

@jspinelle Definitely going to read it. Thank you again for having him on the show!!!