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on the aesthetics of protest

From billboards to Twitter, why the aesthetics of protest matters more today Frances McDormand in the film that inspired many protesters. Merrick Morton/Fox Searchlight Pictures Olu Jenzen, University of Brighton The recriminations and investigations into the Grenfell Tower fire continue … Continue reading

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On the left?

“But what would it mean to escape “the economic aspects of liberalism”? Would it mean merely high wages; universal health care and education; a right to housing; strong labor unions? To be clear, I am in favor of all of … Continue reading

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argues for persuasion not disruption

For activists, disruption gains attention, but education changes minds. In their campaigns to get organizations to adopt socially responsible practices, social activists choose between disruptive protests and evidence-based persuasion, often targeting select few organizations in the hope that more will … Continue reading

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Reformists or revolutionaries

Animal Activists are All Reformists http://www.counterpunch.org/2014/04/11/animal-activists-are-all-reformists/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=animal-activists-are-all-reformists

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