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What Activists Do

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On November 20, 2020
Somewhat bemused at how several (definitely not all though) commenters responded to Simon’s post from earlier today about abolishing the police–DO YOU NEVER WANT TO WIN ELECTIONS AGAIN!!!!! That this narrative has legs with the moderate wing of the Democratic Party as well, particularly people who simply don’t care cops slaughtering Black people such as […]
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My research has mostly revolved around virtual witnessing, but after attending a recent show at Amnesty International headquarters in London I decided to look into another kind of witnessing. I was a “drama geek” through most of middle school and high school and then got involved in Shakespeare acting in college while studying International Relations […]
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Press On

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On July 12, 2016
I can see why Black Lives Matter activists would worry that the Dallas shooting is going to undermine its cause. But all activists can do in a situation where a terrible thing happens at one of your protests is to just press on. There’s really no good reason to worry too much about the backlash […]

Book Notes

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On July 5, 2016

As I am desperately trying to write the draft of my book on strikes, one of the things I’ve had to sacrifice is writing book reviews here. They take too long to do well. But I did want to note a

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