Posts Tagged: activism

New Book Illustrates Activism’s Power

New Book Illustrates Activism’s Power

Posted January 7, 2016 by

Social change activism had a memorable 2015. The growth of #BlackLivesMatter, minimum wage hikes secured by the Fight for 15, and green activism that defeated the Keystone Pipeline were part of a banner year for those using protest and confrontational
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San Francisco’s Rising Activism

San Francisco’s Rising Activism

Posted August 13, 2015 by

It will come as a surprise to those who believe San Francisco has lost its soul and is at the mercy of big money, but the past year has seen a sharp rise in effective grassroots activism. From battling Ellis
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Were Ferguson Protests Effective?

Were Ferguson Protests Effective?

Posted December 2, 2014 by

On Black Friday, my Twitter feed was ablaze with messages about the shutdown of the West Oakland BART station. Tweets praised protesters for chaining themselves to BART cars in order to block train service to and from San Francisco. This 
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Obama Goes Big

Obama Goes Big

Posted November 21, 2014 by

President Obama went big. More than eight years after the massive spring 2006 immigrant rights marches put the movement on the national political radar, President Obama has protected roughly five million immigrants from deportation. This first step toward broader immigrant
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