One hundred and twenty-nine killed, 352 injured, one city full of sorrow. Paris, France, underwent bombings and a citywide massacre on Nov. 13, 2015.
Quickly after the tragedy, support started flooding in. 438 more words
From the introduction:
“This special issue of Archival Science ‘Archiving Activism and Activist Archiving’ examines the intersections between contemporary archival practice and activism in different national, political, socio-economic, technological, archival settings, and inspired by a variety of motivations and objectives. 58 more words
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We summarize last week’s activities; share upcoming events for next week; and interview Lee Brooker with Kent Citizens for Democracy on their successful ballot initiative to create a “Democracy Day” in Kent and in support of a Congressional Constitutional Amendment declaring that only human beings, not corporations, are persons with inalienable rights and that money is not equivalent to speech and, thus, can and should be regulated in elections.
Last week, Vernon Ramesar of iETv interviewed me about hostility to feminism.
I first explained that part of the problem is that North American stereotypes are often imposed on our home-grown, centuries-old social movements. 691 more words
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Protests in the Information Age: Social Movements, Digital Practices and Surveillance
Lucas Melgaço (CRiS-VUB) and Jeffrey Monaghan (University of Ottawa) launch the following call for chapters for their book on protests in the information age.