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The paintbrush is mightier than the sword – art as a tool for social change

  Q. What do you do when a military regime builds 10ft walls¬†of concrete¬†to keep protesters away from government buildings? A. Paint them. This is exactly what Egyptian activists and artists have consistently done over the past three years. Art … Continue reading

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Mobilisation and The Power of Emotion

” Of all the emotions, injustice is most closely associated with “the righteous anger that puts fire in the belly and iron in the soul” ” (Gamson as cited in Jasper, 1997) The other day in a discussion on mobilisation … Continue reading

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