This paper traces the story of campaigning for progressive social change from its origins in the late eighteenth century through to the present day, analysing a range of British campaigns from “The Chartist movement” to “Make Poverty History, and international efforts ranging from “Moveon.org” in the US to the “coup de text” in the Philippines. It concludes by assessing the danger and promise of campaigning today, and how it may develop in the near future.

The Young Foundation partnered with the The Carnegie UK Trust to produce this report.

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Posted on: 1 May 2007 Authors: Kate Lalor, Paul Hilder,

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