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meet me in california!!!

This Friday, I will be a guest of the department of sociology at the University of Southern California. I’ll be giving a talk called “ 49 more words


Why I'm in favour of online anonymity

A while back I was startled while researching someone in a work context, to come across a bunch of NSFW self-portraits she’d posted online under her real name. 930 more words


Conference: Sites of Protest, CCCU, 29th October 2014

‘Sites of Protest’ is the fourth event organised by the MeCCSA Social Movements Network since its foundation in 2013. This conference, organised in conjunction with Canterbury Media Discourse Group, will be held in Canterbury on… 520 more words


Twitter and Social Justice

One very important thing to note about me is that I love Twitter. I’m always checking Twitter, tweeting, looking through trending hashtags, or finding new people to follow. 464 more words


An Interview With Green Party Gubernatorial Candidate Howie Hawkins on Activism and Social Movements

(This interview was originally published in 2010 on Znet and in the Industrial Worker. The full interview can be found here: http://howiehawkins.com/2010/index.php/interviews/399-interview-by-brendan-maslauskas-dunn)

Brendan Maslasuaks Dunn (BMD): I understand you spent some time in the Bay Area growing up. 2,374 more words

Occupy Utica

aka Multiple Jeopardy

(from http://libcom.org/files/imagecache/article/images/library/intersectionality.png)

Once again, gay men have won an important victory. Facebook backed down at warp speed when drag queens began complaining about their real name policy, even though they’ve been arrogant enough to ignore — and even ridicule — complaints about privacy from the general public. 166 more words

Social Movements

The Greatest Canadian

(from CBC’s The Greatest Canadian)

His legacy is undeniable and his obstacles were almost insurmountable. Many smaller people were crushed by obstacles and compromise, but Tommy never was. 277 more words

Social Movements