Insights on Countering Disinformation
A rich study based on a convening of 80+ diverse experts, covering how to approach disinformation systemically and leverage areas for change, and implications for funders.
The Crisis Handbook
“A resource to help changemakers navigate crises and harness the power they hold to shift mindsets... guides you through designing impactful interventions at the different stages of a crisis... (with) how-to, tools and examples.”
Communicating Climate Change during (the Covid-19) crisis
Once more a crisis risks undermining public support for urgent action on climate change and its associated threats. As we wait for Ukraine specific guidance, it’s worth revisiting this advice.
A new six-country report “exploring the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on people’s lives, priorities and expectations”, finding crumbling trust, division, and barriers to building crucial consensus and collective action.
Question Time showed that you can’t counter anti-vax myths with cold reason alone
A good argument demonstrating that logic, reason and facts don’t win people over (indeed they can be misleading), and also that people don’t sit in neat groups along ideological dividing lines.
How to mislead with facts
"Verified facts can be used to support erroneous conclusions. Here is how we can put an end to that."
When a Major Life Change Upends Your Sense of Self
Advice for people who are being forced to, or asked to choose change. Useful insight for those of us doing the asking. There’s a role for story, as well as envisioning better futures (‘postalgia’).
Polling: Everyday Levelling Up
“Analysis showing that ‘levelling up’ has cut through with the public, with 7/10 having heard of it. With that high awareness comes high expectations & Brits have clear vision of what the policy should look like”
Turning collective grief into collective power
"'Grief, Love, Action: Transforming collective sorrow into collective power' was co-hosted by Narrative Initiative and Women’s March Network. You can watch a video of the event here and find out more about our guests."
How Do We Protect Our Humanity?
Honoring the one-year anniversary of the Progressive International, Arundhati Roy and Ahdaf Soueif engage in a wide-ranging discussion of the present crisis and the meaning of international solidarity in a world of vaccine apartheid.