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    The Sixties Activism

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    As the Fifties came to a close and the Sixties arrived in America, so too did the impact of the events from decades past arrive in the collective consciousness of Americans which showed in the type of political activism that American’s in the Sixties displayed. As the lingering effects of World War II has lessened, the strong feeling of ensuring that such an event not happen again pervaded in the American public’s consciousness, and its way of life. While the Fifties showed the United States look

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    Political Activism

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    children. The Kony campaign will always be a remainder of what people are actually capable of doing to obtain the change they want to see in the world. People are very blessed to be able to share their opinion as freely as they can; it makes political activism so much easier. This current generation values every individual’s opinion and is very welcoming of change. People can use the internet, form an organization or write a book that forwards a political opinion in order to share what they believe in

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    Expanding Feminist Activism

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    Expanding Feminist Activism I chose this topic mainly because of interest. When thinking about the idea of feminism aside from all stereotypes one would think the struggle for women's rights. The idea sounds unified in saying and one would assume most women were involved. For a long time the women's movement applied to just white upper class females. I found a source on extremist women, which focused on the powerful ideas of white supremacy. This article was geared toward white women, and the

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    Environmental Activism

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    1. The large mainstream environmentalism groups started to compromise too much with regulatory agencies and bureaus, starting with the Glen Canyon Dam project. This began an estrangement with the mainstreams that culminated in the rise of more militant groups like Earth First! Glen Canyon represented what was fundamentally wrong with the country's conservation policies: arrogant government officials motivated by a quasireligious zeal to industrialize the natural world, and a diffident bureaucratic

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    animal activism

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    Animals are dying on a daily basis or living out their lives being abused or neglected. Statistics show that more than five thousand animals are mistreated and neglected each year in Michigan#. This number is increasing rapidly due to lack of knowledge of animal care, also the number increases due to the lack of penalty for animal cruelty. I see a need to educate because of violence toward animals. I plan to educate children to successfully care for their four legged friends. The issue of animal

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    the key developments of social movements mainly in North America, one could argue that some of the information might have little relevance to one’s experiences coming from the Global South. By no means this is said to down play the fact that social activism is rooted and especially prevalent in North America, but rather to problematize the scope of Another Politics that disregards the reality of social transformations which are in vigorous need of pursue in Global South. In “Organizing Now” Dixon outlines

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    Cyber Activism Essay

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    Cyber activism during the Tunisian and Egyptian Revolutions “They are both ONE uprising. One world, one revolution. Often people think in terms of “Contagion” or something. But, in reality, we have been ready, we people of the Internet, for a revolution to start anywhere in the Arab world. We’ve been supporting each other and trying hard since a long time, and you know how important Internet was for the revolution” replied, the Tunisian Minister of Youth and Sports , Slim Amamou when asked about

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    Judicial Activism

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    Judicial Activism: A Necessary Action Judicial activism is rarely needed, but when it is employed, it is only in the most dire of circumstances. It is the broad interpretation of the constitution of the United States by the Supreme Court. Some argue that this should not be done, but if it had not been, slavery would still exist in America. It is obvious that in some cases, it is necessary to expand civil rights beyond what the constitution explicitly states. This was the case in Brown v. Board

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    Cultural Activism

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    Cultural Activism In our society we have the convenience of technology--computers, television (the media, film, and video), and other means of communication with the general public. Our society has developed ways to convey ideas and beliefs through the use of technology. In other parts of the world, there are still some societies that are not aware of this technology that our society embraces. However, the growth of technology will soon reach and combine with "traditional" cultural societies

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    Environmental Activism or the Release of Inner Rage The concept of activism is rarely understood by any “normal” citizen. The donation of one’s time towards a certain cause or belief has always been envied by the working class citizen who feels it is important to give back, but is pushed away when those good intentions go bad such as when “non-violent” protests or speeches turn reckless. With an intuition of activists having to be heard through harsh acts, for example the demolition of bridges

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