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Scaling social impact, movement building in divided countries, the case for migration & more!

Published Date: 19 April 2018

Each week, the SIX team will be sharing their favourite pieces of reading. The content will be organised thematically, and each piece will tie to work that is currently being undertaken by the organisation. Enjoy!

Social impact

Julie Munk: How to Scale up Social Impact?

An introduction to the critical policy questions, controversies and new ideas around scaling. (via Apolitical, April 2018)

Movement building

Kendra Schreiner: How to build a progressive movement in a divided country

Since we can expect more polarization ahead, how can we use its heat and volatility to create something useful? (via Transformation, April 2018)

Cities

Duncan Collins-Adams: Dead Brutalist Buildings

A new show uses photographs of concrete buildings in their final days to argue for their preservation. (via CityLab, April 2018)

Migration

Jordan Junge: The case for migration

Can rich countries accept migrants without jeopardising their democracies?(via the Economist Open Future, April 2018)

Social innovation labs

So Jung Rim: Lab practice: Creating spaces for social change

How Kennisland has been running and implementing social innovation labs. (via Kennisland, 2015)

Populism

Duncan Collins-Adams: ‘Nazi Hipsters’: A Rebranded Far-Right Comes to the UK

Pan-European neo-fascist group Generation Identity have been at the forefront of developing the tactics of the new far-right movement. Now they are trying to establish a permanent foothold in the UK. (via Novara Media, April 2018)