Articles by Joel Dignam

Joel Dignam is a Canberra organiser with experience in electoral politics, the climate movement, and the union movement. In 2015 he studied organising with Marshall Ganz, through Harvard University. He blogs on organising and related subjects at https://movementsatthestation.net.au/.

Building Momentum for Change

Does strategic community organising create and lead sweeping social change? Or does social change momentum arrive from disruptive actions and sweep individuals and organisations along with it? This is the question tackled by US labour, civil rights and immigration rights activist brothers Paul and Mark Engler in This is an Uprising; the answer, of course, is ‘both’. Continue reading →