Interviews, news, podcasts and more covering MobLab’s work around the globe.

Five Ways New Movement Leaders Are Effecting Change
openDemocracy | 15 November 2018
A republication of MobLab Global Director Michael Silberman’s original piece Four ways nonprofits are learning from #MarchForOurLives, #KeepFamiliesTogether and a new wave of people-powered action.

Civil Society and the Fourth Industrial Revolution
Nesta | 25 October 2018
“Although we have seen an encouraging increase in the use of some tools, like platforms for fundraising, there is plenty of evidence that charities, trade unions, community groups and the social economy are being left behind. Fortunately several organisations are now working to tackle this skills deficit […] examples include the Mobilisation Lab, which began within Greenpeace International and works with campaigning organisations to help bring them into the twenty-first century.”

5 Ways New Movement Leaders Are Effecting Change
YES! Magazine | 16 October 2018
A republication of MobLab Global Director Michael Silberman’s original piece Four ways nonprofits are learning from #MarchForOurLives, #KeepFamiliesTogether and a new wave of people-powered action.

A Group Born at Greenpeace Spreads Ideas About Grass-Roots Advocacy
Chronicle of Philanthropy | 14 June 2018
“The MobLab story holds important lessons for other advocacy organizations that want to pump up their people power — and reach supporters and potential activists more effectively and inexpensively.”

The MobLab: Interview with Michael Silberman
Advancing Philanthropy magazine | Spring 2018
This edition is all about “Rebels, Renegades, and Pioneers” and MobLab is the lead story. We share thoughts on what others can learn from our work guiding Greenpeace through their transition to a new era of campaigning and how teams/ orgs can adapt to a rapidly changing landscape.

Accelerating social change campaigns with Moblab’s Michael Silberman
The Great Battlefield Podcast | 24 January 2018
Michael Silberman, MobLab Global Director, joins The Great Battlefield to discuss the new campaign models Moblab is designing to accelerate social change movements worldwide.

Open Campaigns at Greenpeace: Building network power and “an Army of Davids” to fight the new Goliaths
Working Open| 20 December 2016
Author and Mozilla Fellow Matt Thompson speaks with Michael Silberman about MobLab’s work advancing innovation at Greenpeace. “Do we want people to cheer us on from the sidelines? Or are we about building a movement and network of activists?”

Growing Change @Greenpeace with the MobLab
We talk with the Whole Whale podcast about changemaking inside Greenpeace

Silberman: “Wir vernachlässigen die Mitte der Spenderpyramide”
Our conversation with Fundraiser Magazine about the next generation of campaigns and what NGOs can learn from the game industry.

E&E Greenwire: Plug in, act out — how tech is transforming the environmental movement

Stanford Social Innovation Review: Civil Society and Significant Change—Are We Ready?

Creative Boom: Hyper Island students to co-create Greenpeace’s next forest campaign

MIT Center for Civic Media: Transforming Greenpeace to Win Big in the Post-Broadcast Era

Open Society Foundations: How Nonprofits Can Encourage Digital Innovation

In the Capital: Nonprofits Know Campaigning Better than Politicos

Chronicle of Philanthropy: Greenpeace Experiments With Technology Team Structure