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10 Tactics for Information Activists: Can You Name #11?

Yesterday, I despaired a bit that old social movement tactics didn’t seem to be working any more. New Media Rights and the Tactical Technology Collective have gotten creative, coming out with a list of 10 tactics for turning information into activism: 1. mobilise people 2.

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Government is Corrupt. What Would you Have People Do?

That’s what Tom said and asked last night. He’s right: government is corrupt. So would I have people do? I would have people strain and stretch and TRY, and not just through voting, but through organized social movement activity. Politics is no more and no

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Spread the Word: Tell us About Your Protest!

Ross the Keystone State activist writes in today to let us know about two upcoming protests: 1. On Thursday, October 14 from 4:30-6:00 pm at the intersection of 9th and Hamilton in Allentown, PA there will be an Anti-Fracking protest to protect Pennsylvania’s already-threatened groundwater:

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Tea Party Nation Puts Exclusive Christianity on Display

What kind of a nation does the Tea Party Nation have in mind? There’s a lot to admire about the gumption of actual grassroots Tea Party activists. I don’t share their exclusive definition of “defending the Constitution,” promoting an interpretation of the 10th Amendment that

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?