Tag: petitions

Online Petitions – The New Activism Tool for Success?

Earlier in November, I was interviewed by Jackie Hanafie from Probono Australia (a non-profit news site) about the increasing prominence of online petitions. The campaigning tactic of petitioning is as old as time, but with the increase of digital technologies, the last five years have seen the introduction of a number of major web initiatives […]

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Online petitions? How useful are they?

I’ve organised a lot of petitions over the last few years – some successful, some not, some spectacularly successful. Most of them were paper (hard copy) petitions, but increasingly, colleagues and union activists ask for online petitions. So I thought I would look back from my experience – as well as examine others’ views – […]

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