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This is the gateway to finding more out about individual episodes from either Series 1 (2017) or Series 2 (2018), including being able to read the full transcript of the episode.

Michelle Meagher Change Maker Chat

Michelle Meagher Change Maker Chat

The power of our largest corporations is all around, but what happens if a corporate foot soldier decides – “enough.” Then uses her inside knowledge to teach people like you and me how to level the playing field? Michelle Meagher is a corporate lawyer and now whistleblower on the system ready to share lessons and insights about how to dramatically change market power. Join our weekly email list to hear our latest musings, podcasts and training. Click on this button…

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Adam Barbanel-Fried Change Maker Chat

Adam Barbanel-Fried Change Maker Chat

Can we use old social change strategies like one to one relationships to make electoral politics different? Adam Barbanel-Fried and his organisation Changing the Conversation Together did exactly this in the 2020 US Election. As a long time community organiser he used Deep Canvassing – door to door conversations that could help voters interpret the election through the eyes of those who they love. The strategy proved to be a powerful antidote to Trump’s Presidency. Adam shares his journey that…

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#30 Kabul Peace House

#30 Kabul Peace House

During the 2000s, in the mountains of central Afghanistan, a remarkable but unlikely peace movement began. How did they even define peace in a place beset by war,  and how did they organise themselves to work towards this audacious goal? Listen to the episode on iTunes, Stitcher, Spotify or most podcast apps. ChangeMakers Podcast · #30 Kabul Peace House Short video clip about Afghanistan and book: Hardie Grant: https://www.hardiegrant.com/au/publishing/bookfinder/book/the-kabul-peace-house-by-mark-isaacs/9781743793152 Reviews: https://www.smh.com.au/entertainment/books/non-fiction-reviews-the-kabul-peace-house-and-three-other-books-20190627-p521xl.html Donations: https://www.erc.org.au/afghan_project Join our weekly email list to hear…

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Steve Killelea Change Maker Chat

Steve Killelea Change Maker Chat

ChangeMakers Podcast · Steve Killelea – ChangeMaker Chat Steve Killelea is one of Australia’s most successful businessmen and a self-described peace maker! In this Chat we talk about why he combined these two passions. We explore how his peace work developed from an idea hatched while working in Africa, to creating the largest index for peace in the world! Join our weekly email list to hear our latest musings, podcasts and training. Click on this button to subscribe:

Mike Gecan – Change Maker Chat

Mike Gecan – Change Maker Chat

Mike Gecan is a 45 year veteran organiser based in the United States. He is the former National Co-Director of the first, largest and oldest community organising network in the world – the Industrial Areas Foundation. He talks to us about what organising is, and what it is not. He shares stories about how he learnt about power, and explores some of the differences between social change traditions like mobilising and organising. He also gives us a fresh take on…

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Samuel Chu Change Maker Chat

Samuel Chu Change Maker Chat

ChangeMakers Podcast · Samuel Chu – Change Maker Chat Samuel Chu is a long time community organiser and the founder of the Hong Kong Democracy Council in the United States. In this Chat we explore how he has connected his identities as an organiser and a Hong Konger to create a radically different form of international solidarity in the US. His approach translated the energy of protest into politics, securing bipartisan support for multiple pieces of legislation in support of…

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Maurice Mitchell Change Maker Chat

Maurice Mitchell Change Maker Chat

ChangeMakers Podcast · Maurice Mitchell ChangeMaker Chat The Movement for Black Lives is realigning political life in the US in 2020. Maurice Mitchell has been a leader in this movement since Ferguson. This conversation moves from his own traumatic experiences of racism that shaped his early life, to his work as an organiser and his reflections on the kinds of political strategy required to win justice. We zero in on the protests that exploded following the police murder of George…

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Craig Reucassel Change Maker Chat

Craig Reucassel Change Maker Chat

Have you been enjoying Fight for Planet A: Our Climate Challenge – the show all about climate change? Then come and hear our ChangeMaker Chat with host Craig Reucassel where we go behind the scenes to find out about his story, and explore what he is trying to achieve in doing the show. Many change makers bemone the media for ignoring or underplaying real issues like climate change. But what happens when someone in the media decides to use their…

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#29 Bushfires Part 2 – Renegade Aid in Batemans Bay

#29 Bushfires Part 2 – Renegade Aid in Batemans Bay

ChangeMakers Podcast · #29 Bushfires Part 2 – Renegade Aid in Batemans Bay   In all of Australia, Batemans Bay and the South Coast was one of the worst affected. With devastation everywhere, formal government services and charities weren’t able to cope. This is the story of the little known community initiative that saw the breach and stepped in to fill the gap. Listen by clicking play above, or listen via an app on Apple, PodcastOne, Spotify or Stitcher – or on most other podcast…

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#28 Bushfires Part 1 – Black Ops Mosquitos

#28 Bushfires Part 1 – Black Ops Mosquitos

ChangeMakers Podcast · #28 Bushfires Part 1 – Black Ops Mosquitos In the summer of 2019, Australia had the worst bushfires on record. Everyone knows the story of the official fires services. This is the story of the not-so-official fire fighting squad. Listen by clicking play above, or listen via an app on Apple, PodcastOne, Spotify or Stitcher – or on most other podcast apps by searching “ChangeMakers.” Or use our RSS feed. Join our weekly email list to hear our latest musings, podcasts and training….

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