"Historically, the most terrible things - war, genocide, and slavery - have resulted not from disobedience, but from obedience."

(Howard Zinn: The Zinn Reader)

Welcome to the Background and Complementary Materials page...

Here you will find a variety of material - some old and some new - that we highly recommend. Familiarising yourself with this material will help you better understand where Participatory Society - theory, vision and strategy - came from and how it fits into the broader struggles for social justice. 

If you have any questions about or suggestion for this page then please contact us. 

Complementary and Background Material

Mission Statement: 

  • To raise awareness of Participatory Theory, Vision and Strategy as a new and effective way of thinking about and organising for radical-progressive social transformation. 

  • To lay the foundations for a participatory society through the establishment of an international network of activists committed to advocating and organising for a participatory society. 

  • To raise money to fund events, research, media projects and grassroots organising and activities.