GetUp! has notched many political victories since launching in 2005. Now, independents and conservatives are trying to replicate its approach to grassroots political participation.
In a country where less-than-democratic elites wield substantial power, bottom-up politics is still alive and well.
Self-organisation initiatives taken by slum residents across Africa can help urban development.
Rationality doesn't bring people together to make change happen – but powerful stories do.
Oxfam’s efforts to find solutions to the world's inequalities are welcome but its wrongful use of “human economy” and repackaging it as a concept from high up might do more harm than good.