The always provocative Ellie Levenson is here to drive us into action. From building more affordable housing to lobbying for more ethical banking and clean drinking water for all, Ellie introduces 50 of the most pressing issues of the 21st century, explaining exactly why they are so important and why now is the time to get on your feet and be heard. She offers practical advice on involving politicians and other leaders, getting media interest, and planning events, and shares insights from top campaigners, including the Rwandan Genocide Survivor’s Fund, Oxfam, and the mental health charity Rethink, on how to make the leap from issue to action. Packed with rousing facts and insider tips, 50 Campaigns to Shout About is an indispensable resource for finding your voice and making a difference – whether your sights are set on the halls of government or closer to home.
Ellie Levenson has long been involved with labour politics, human rights and feminism, confronting sensitive issues in her writing. A freelance journalist by day and dabbling comedienne by night, she currently lectures in journalism at Goldsmiths College in London.