What makes change happen? What makes some people ght
to change the world while others remain passive? For thosewho want change, what sort of political organization couldmake it happen faster?Drawing on the experience of recent mass movementsand past revolutions, this booklet suggests ways in which theleft can maximize the effectiveness of all those who want totransform society.It looks at what has worked in the past and what has gonewrong. It concludes with a call to all those who want to changethe world to come together in a form of organization that canshape the outcome of the battles that lie ahead.
About the author
John Rees is a co-founder of the Stop the War Coalition andthe author of
The Algebra of Revolution
Imperialism and Resistance
. He is on the Editorial Board of Counterre, and he
writes and presents the
political history series. He iscurrently researching the Levellers and the English Revolution.