Political Advocacy
epub |eng | | Author:Steve Crawshaw [Crawshaw, Steve]

Cropdusting a plantation in Nicaragua – as seen in the documentary Bananas!*, about pesticides and health. SITTING IT OUT ‘Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.’ ELIE WIESEL The war ...
( Category: Political Advocacy May 22,2017 )
epub |eng | 2016-03-14 | Author:Micah White [White, Micah]

Strategic Insight The Ghost Dance is a crucial example for activists to consider. It validates voluntarism and theurgism. Protest does not need to directly challenge power in order to be ...
( Category: Political Advocacy January 15,2017 )
epub |eng | 2016-07-14 | Author:Sarah Jaffe

IT HAS ONLY BEEN RELATIVELY RECENTLY THAT ABORTION AND GAY rights were assumed to be the major concerns of people of faith. For much of US history, when politicians took ...
( Category: Human Rights September 5,2016 )
epub |eng | 2016-05-17 | Author:Sean Wilentz [Wilentz, Sean]

FOR MANY YEARS, the literary scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr., has been vigorously expanding and institutionalizing the study of African American literature and history, bringing to light forgotten but important ...
( Category: Political Advocacy July 4,2016 )
epub |eng | 2015-11-14 | Author:Greg Jobin-Leeds

Others have echoed Saavedra. Many of the Washington, D.C.–based immigrant rights organizations thought they had a friend in the White House with Obama and were trying to play the inside ...
( Category: Political Advocacy June 15,2016 )
epub |eng | | Author:Dauvergne, Peter, LeBaron, Genevieve

CHAPTER FIVE Institutionalizing Activism The brand of a nonprofit organization can be worth billions of dollars. Amnesty International has one the world’s most trusted brands. So does WWF. In Europe, ...
( Category: Political Advocacy May 30,2016 )
epub |eng | 2015-12-23 | Author:Engler, Mark; Engler, Paul

“I don’t think I got any sleep for three weeks,” Offner recalls, reflecting on the sit-in. “I don’t think any of the organizers did.” But, in a way, it was ...
( Category: Political Advocacy May 10,2016 )
mobi, epub |eng | 2012-09-04 | Author:Gene Sharp

Hurdles to planning Some exponents of freedom in various parts of the world do not bring their full capacities to bear on the problem of how to achieve liberation. Only ...
( Category: Democracy December 30,2015 )
epub |eng | 2014-12-28 | Author:Levine, Adam Seth;

HEALTH CARE COSTS FIELD EXPERIMENT The experiments presented in this chapter so far paint a relatively consistent picture of how different types of people respond when organizations try to mobilize ...
( Category: Political Advocacy December 29,2015 )
mobi |ru | 2012-05-21 | Author:Wael Ghonim

* * * Accomplishments of the Egyptian government: 12,000 Egyptians committed suicide during the past four years! 5,000 committed suicide in 2009, and more than 100,000 suicide attempts occurred during ...
( Category: Democracy June 14,2015 )
epub, mobi |eng | 2015-06-08 | Author:Branch, Adam, Mampilly, Zachariah

7 | Protest and counter-protest in Ethiopia ‘2005 did not happen overnight,’ explained the former student activist, sipping strong coffee in the patio of an old downtown hotel, while a ...
( Category: Political Advocacy June 9,2015 )
epub |eng | 2014-08-14 | Author:Mike McCabe [McCabe, Mike]

Chapter 10 Finding The Missing R Inventing a new political identity and, more importantly, a new political household for American commoners are necessary for renewal of our ailing democracy, but ...
( Category: Political Advocacy June 2,2015 )
epub |eng | 2014-09-30 | Author:Slavoj Zizek [Zizek, Slavoj]

It is this crazy dynamic of global capitalism that makes effective resistance to it so difficult and frustrating. The rage exploding across Europe today is, as Franco Berardi put it ...
( Category: Political Advocacy May 27,2015 )
epub |eng | | Author:Chen Guangcheng

CHAPTER EIGHT Kidnapped As we sped away from Beijing, I heard my captors talking among themselves and gathered that we were heading to Tianjin, about eighty miles southeast of the ...
( Category: Asian April 20,2015 )
epub |eng | 2015-02-16 | Author:Steve Fraser

Fire in the Hole Corporations in trouble, no longer able or willing to finance themselves with retained earnings, needed to please Wall Street to keep afloat. And they did so ...
( Category: History & Theory March 13,2015 )