10 Tactics – for turning information into action


10 Tactics – for turning information into action is a toolkit for info-activism; it includes a documentary film, presenting the tactics and material for learning more. The film shows rights advocates from different countries working on grass root level with human rights issues. The film was shot in 2009, and it sheds light on many of the issues that reached mainstream media with the wave of protests in 2011.

body hair activism

There is nothing more political than food you eat, clothes you wear ... and Your body hair? If we assume that political is equal to socially active, recently we came across another example of politicised bodyhair - MOVEMBER movement."Face grown & hand brushed" - 

some guys from Australia has started a world wide movement to raise awareness and also cash. "Never dreaming that facial hair would ultimately lead to a global movement that would get men talking about a taboo subject – their health ..."


Sunflower for every concrete block!

Guerilla gardening season has started – you dont have to be a botanist, or own official permission for urban greenery in order to turn the depressing concrete blocks into garden. On 15th of April some enthusiasts are asking the world to dress up and spread the sunflower seeds. Talking from experience – sunflowers are indeed easy to grow, they are tall enough to notice the changes and brings nice seeds. Of course, if You want something more permanent, MAŠTA recommends You: go for planting a tree!


Join the Free public transport day!

Taking into account the fact that transport industry is one of the greatest contributors to the environmental pollution (in Sweden it makes 40% from the whole amount of poisonous emissions), organisation has calculated that it's cheeper to have free public transport. Only with unsignificant growth of taxes its possible to reduce the mankind contribution to the environment at the same time ensuring free public transport and developed bicycle infrastructure in the cities.


Just ... STREAM IT!

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“STREAM IT! - when you don’t notice the process, you are the process¨ 

In beginning of November Spanish, Scotish, Italian as well as Latvian, German and Dutch friends of MASTA magazine came together in Ida Nowhere to brainstorm, learn, teach, realize creative actions in training STREAM IT! Social Inclucion through New Media.

Seed thoughts - get growing!

Has your day ever lit up with a sudden and unexpected finding? A note in the book you took from the library? A box urging you to pick it up, containing a magic surprise a stranger had left there for you?

The idea is to leave around notes, images, boxes and whatever one can come up with.Purpose? Set people's thoughts and smiles on fire!

How to start?

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