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Movements beyond the hashtag

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

Reflecting on the People’s Climate March

On Friday 27th November I joined 60,000 other concerned citizens in Melbourne for the People’s Climate March, the first of a number of networked actions which took place around the world in the lead-up to the… 1,344 more words

Climate Change

Archiving Activism and Activist Archiving

Special issue of Archival Science (Volume 15, Issue 4, December 2015) edited by Andrew Flinn and Ben Alexander.

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


Notes on unrest in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia is set to hold a mass execution of around 50 people, whom the regime accuses of being terrorists.  Many appear to be people who have been participating in anti-government protests in the eastern areas populated by the marginalized Shia minority.   257 more words

NEO AFSC November 27, 2015 Podcast

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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.

Diary of a mothering worker. November 25, 2015

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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

Momentous Trivialities: Diary Of A Mothering Worker

Protests in the Information Age: Social Movements, Digital Practices and Surveillance

Via Tom Dark:

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.

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