New Year Poll: Setting the Agenda for 2012Right now, members across the world are setting the course for where Avaaz and global people power should go next!
Inital poll results are displayed below. Click on a box to view result details. Click here to take the poll.
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Priority Issues for Avaaz to focus on in 2012 Read more about the charts » « Back
Members were asked to rank these issues in order of priority from 1-9. The chart reflects the percentage of respondents who ranked these issues as 1st or 2nd priority.
Human rights 77.32%
Economic policy for the public good 68.12%
Political corruption 67.68%
Climate change and the environment 67.68%
Democracy movements 59.90%
War and peace 62.44%
Poverty and development 61.34%
Food and health 49.56%
Biodiversity and conservation 54.29%
Campaigns that Avaaz should prioritize for 2012 Read more about the charts » « Back
Members were asked to choose their campaign priorities. The chart shows a culled down short list with percentages of members who felt "very strongly" that we should campaign on this issue.
Fight the 'rape trade' 63.43%
Support the Occupy movement and challenge corporate capture of our democracies 62.16%
Stop deforestation 66.62%
Stop political corruption 61.27%
Achieve a strong global climate treaty 60.75%
Protect Internet freedom 50.55%
Protect our oceans and biodiversity 56.94%
Protect free media 49.50%
Protect freedom of information 51.48%
End fossil fuel subsidies 50.73%
Regulate agribusiness and the food industry 50.02%
Global disarmament 53.88%
Help end poverty 48.03%
Promote peace in Isreael-Palestine 46.63%
Stop anti-gay laws 37.48%
Press China to play a responsible international role and repression in Tibet 43.86%
Supporting the Arab Spring movements 32.90%
End the war on drugs 32.80%
Big new directions for Avaaz for 2012 Read more about the charts » « Back
Members were asked to state if they support or oppose these ideas and then to prioritise the best ideas from 1-6. The pink line reflects the percentage of respondents who support the idea. The blue line reflects the percentage of respondents who ranked these ideas as 1st or 2nd priority. Take the poll to see full explanations of these big ideas.
Set up a people-powered media organization providing insightful daily briefings 98.68% 68.39%
Go political, getting inside political parties to change the system 92.01% 53.40%
Radically increase size of our community to expand our impact 99.13% 65.41%
Take our movement offline, meeting up in homes and neighbourhoods 97.99% 50.91%
Build a larger, powerful base of sustainers to provide the funding to power our vision 98.90% 54.05%
Crowd-source Avaaz, letting any member start and run their own campaigns 93.97% 39.26%
How members feel about Avaaz « Back
Avaaz is awesome — together we can really change the world!
Avaaz is great — our community does inspiring work
Avaaz is good — I'm happy to support it
Avaaz is OK — not sur about how good it is
How good a job Avaaz is doing « Back
How Avaaz should use this poll « Back
Use this poll as a guide, but continue to stay nimble and react to world event
Regard this poll just as input, and continue to make decision on a purely nimble basis
Use this poll as a binding mandate from our community about what we should do in the upcoming year
Should Avaaz expand our staff to significantly improve our impact? « Back
Yes, I strongly support Avaaz expanding its team
I am not sure it is a good idea to expand the team
No, I think Avaaz should keep the team as its current size
Member Suggestion & Comments « Back
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