How to Communicate & Organize the Degrowth Movement Better
Suggestions include making the possibility of change maximally credible, showing, not telling, what the blind pursuit of growth is, and focusing on attracting broad support, "with few people from every social group - rather than all people in one social group."
Is it a hoax? Tackling Conspiracy theories amid Covid-19
Quite familiar advice (“inoculate, show empathy, affirm critical thinking, avoid ridicule, use trusted messengers”) but well packaged with insight into how conspiracy theories emerge.
Shaping narrative, Shifting power: Part 1
An instructive overview of Anat Shenker-Osario's approach to narrative work.
Ella Saltmarshe and Jee Kim outgoing Executive Director of Narrative Initiative, in conversation
A Reset Narrative public event: an overview of Jee Kim’s work with Narrative Initiative, and the practice of narrative change in general.
We Need to Talk About How We Talk About Systems Change…
Guidance on how to talk to people about systems, a critical skill for this moment.
Climate Stories That Work – Six ways to change hearts and minds about climate change
A framing guide to communicating climate from On Road Media
We Need New Stories: Challenging the Toxic Myths Behind Our Age of Discontent
Review of Nesrin Malik's book. "It is becoming clear that the old frames of reference are not working, that the narratives used for decades to stave off progressive causes are being exposed as falsehoods. Six myths have taken hold, ones which are at odds with our lived experience and in urgent need of revision."
Pulling back the curtain to reveal what’s possible
Anat Shenker-Osario discusses approach to narrative work, including her work on the Race Class Narrative.
A better world ahead means shaping narratives now
A discussion around three narrative opportunities in this moment of crisis: ‘What happened?’, ‘What now?’ and ‘What next?’.
Our futures now – turning imagination into narrative power
Narrative Initiative discuss the role and importance of futures work, and how to use it in our narrative work, complete with a handy worksheet.