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Trump-Brexit: From Lightning Bolts to Lightning Rods

 (photos Open University and The Guardian) When Theresa May said “Brexit Means Brexit”, nobody knew what it meant.  Well they do now, they think it means Trump. Donald Trump was elected and the UK referendum found for Brexit both by … Continue reading

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Links and Resources on Motivational Values

Chris Rose  chris@campaignstrategy.co.uk (compiled 19 January 2017) www.campaignstrategy.org I often get asked about values study examples, data and how the CDSM Values Modes system works.  Below are some links to posts at this blog, in my Newsletters/ articles and elsewhere, … Continue reading

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Please David Attenborough: For Nature’s Sake, No Planet Earth III

BBC production genius, big budgets and the gentle charisma of David Attenborough were combined to take the BBCs hallmark nature spectaculars to new heights in Planet Earth II. It is more awe inspiring, more immersive, more cinematic than ever before.  … Continue reading

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Trump Is Not A Demon

photo: D-Vare under Creative Commons licence With Trump to be in the Whitehouse, many ‘progressives’ are truly horrified at the possible consequences.  But if campaigns are to work effectively, campaigners need to guard against an ‘ethical panic’, especially among supporters … Continue reading

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Was Opposition to TTIP Anti-Americanism After All ?

Was EU civil society’s opposition to TTIP mainly motivated by anti-Americanism ?  We should know the answer to that question by how NGOs and other critics of TTIP react to CEUCIA, the forthcoming investment agreement with China, argues Richard Elsner … Continue reading

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Bonus Pinning Gets Sharper

(This is the second of three blogs about innovative developments in economics and business which, it seems to me, may have a big effect on many campaigns) Pinning CEO’s bonuses to specific outcomes could offer campaigns a powerful tool At … Continue reading

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Positive Money: Give Us Back Our Currencies

(This is the first of three blogs about innovative developments in economics and business which, it seems to me, may have a big effect on many campaigns) To my mind one of the most interesting new campaigns of recent years … Continue reading

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Time to Put Chemical Farming Indoors

Chris Rose A current side-effect of the prospect of Brexit is that Britain’s* green, countryside and wildlife groups are in an unusual fever of activity.  A quite frantic process of policy formulation is underway as they scramble to try and … Continue reading

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Brexit Pending

Brexit is not trending: it’s pending. It’s strange to me that so many campaigners – mostly strongly opposed to ‘Brexit’ and concerned at it’s potential implications, are treating the B-word as if it’s a reality: something going to happen, or … Continue reading

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Values, Nature and Location in Britain

Is there any correlation between being pro-nature and living in rural or urban areas ?  If so what does this mean for nature conservation or environment groups, where they should look for support or how they should try to shape … Continue reading

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