Monthly Archives: February 2015

TTIP and SMEs: Bad News for White Van Man ?

I’ve been doing a bit of work with Richard Elsner from MORE (see later), looking at the potential impact of TTIP (Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership). It is a classic case of where campaigning is tricky because the subject is … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Schhh …. An Image That Was Too Successful ?

  The Friends of the Earth (FoE) ‘bottle dump’ in London, 1971. This became a famous image and helped establish FoE as a leading campaign group of the time. I am not alone in advising anyone starting out in campaigns, … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Effect of prolonged exposure to wholesome organic foods in teenagers

Or what happens when (a) you bring up your children eating wholesome organic stuff, and (b) mum goes on a low fat low sugar diet, and (c) they finally snap.   This mysteriously appeared overnight on our family ‘messages’ board for … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Making Polls Interesting to the ‘Media’

I saw an ECF post about this and asked the author Eben Marks (News and Media Relations Officer at Action for Children, @ebenmarks) to write something. Here it is: ‘If you are planning on using polling to support your campaign, … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Oliver Rackham RIP – Britain’s Greatest Living Ent

Sad news that Oliver Rackham of Cambridge University has passed away.  There are not many revolutionary historians and even fewer who make a lasting impact by inspiring us to save our natural heritage but Rackham was one of them. His … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment