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The Activist Work Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism

Ever heard of activist burnout? It refers to when someone involved in a social movement gets overstressed and exhausted to a point where she cannot continue, and her mental and physical health suffers from it. 1,462 more words

Capitalism

Rajapinta January meetup: Organizing social movements, doing political science with computational methods

Our near-monthly Rajapinta meetup was organized on Monday 16.1. In addition to content presentations on themes of organizing social movements and doing political science with computational methods, we also worked on related things in practice: we set in motion the official process of incorporating Rajapinta as a registered association (more about this  464 more words

Rajapintary

Public Seminar: "Social Movements, Archives and Memory"

Melbourne University’s School of Historical and Philosophical Studies is running a Public Seminar on “Social Movements, Archives and Memory” – Wednesday 8 February 2017, 1.30pm – 3.30pm.  311 more words

Events Of Interest

RTE, Land 'exploitation' and Social Housing.

It’s hard not to fall into the trap of merely repeating the machinations of RTE yesterday as they created a news story out criticisms of Unite trade union.  531 more words

Democracy

Defeating the Past by Embracing the Future

The youth’s greatest advantage over the oppressive systems that it finds itself in, is the understanding and ability to quickly embrace new technology. The youth often lives in a separate world and the youth of today find that world in the digital realm. 435 more words