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#Notwestminster 2017

Last Saturday, whilst my other half was competing at a dog agility show and I dare say my colleagues and friends were having a typical Saturday watching football or visiting Swedish furniture stores, I had decided to visit Huddersfield to partake in an event discussing democracy. 1,088 more words

Events

Keyboard Warrior: How Clicktivism Can Deliver Labour the Election

The Labour Party has a choice: Win together. Lose together.

Our reluctance to work together has wounded friendships, damaged our chances and emboldened our enemies. 881 more words

Clicktivism

The Oxford English Dictionary defines clicktivism as “the use of social media and other online methods to promote a cause.” It doesn’t only do that. It also involves organizing, facilitating, signing petitions, crowdfunding, and other things. 98 more words

Class

Comrade, I'll add you on Facebook

Many politically active people love Facebook. It has made their need for expression more vibrant and has widened the reach of their deeds and words. Everyone now can have a channel or a medium for broadcasting their views and opinions. 981 more words

Prose

Working from home: actions you can take online

Hey, introverted internet generation! Yes, you.

Here are political actions you can take from the safety of your computer, laptop or mobile phone.

Just think, you need never leave the house again — and you’ll still be making a difference. 1,460 more words

Lists

Facebook users all over the world are checking in at the Standing Rock reservation to protest the Dakota pipeline

For months, Native Americans and environmental activists have been protesting the construction of the Dakota Access oil pipeline. The protest at the Standing Rock Indian Reservation (which encompasses parts of North and South Dakota) is centered around two concerns with the pipeline’s proposed construction: its environmental impact of (some say it will threaten the safety of drinking water in the area) its desecration of native culture (some members of the Standing Rock Sioux say would deface a sacred burial ground.) 209 more words

In Defence of 'Clickivism' [Qmunicate]

It is commonly regarded that the internet went ‘public’ in 1991. I was born in 1994 meaning I have never lived in a world where an online presence was inactive. 910 more words

Opinion