8 Le temps presse. How the System Works (or doesn't) If you don't know why corporate power is a problem, here are some websites that will explain the concept.
Challenge Corporate Power, Asserting the People's Rights campaign of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. They have a full Corporate Power Study Curriculum and Organizing Packets. Timeline of Corporate Rights vs. People's Rights (also from WILPF) Know Thine Enemy - A Brief History of Corporations A Call to Citizens: Real Populists Please Stand Up! Third World Traveler - magazine articles and book excerpts that offer an alternative view to the corporate media about the state of democracy in America Corporate Control of American Democracy Reclaim Democracy is dedicated to restoring democratic authority over corporations, reviving grassroots democracy, and revoking the power of money and corporations to control government and civic society. Ending Corporate Governance. PROBLEMA the film. 19.20.21. CrowdVoice.
Better World... Activism by method. World Politics. Protest Timeline, 21st Century. Global map of protests: 2013 so far. Protest Watch. Global protests. Category:Protests. Protest. March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom A working class political protest in Greece calling for the boycott of a bookshop after an employee was fired, allegedly for her political activism Anti-nuclear Power Plant Rally on 19 September 2011 at Meiji Shrine complex in Tokyo.
Sixty thousand people marched chanting "Sayonara nuclear power" and waving banners, to call on Japan's government to abandon nuclear power, following the Fukushima nuclear disaster. A protest (also called a remonstrance or a remonstration) is an expression of bearing witness on behalf of an express cause by words or actions with regard to particular events, policies or situations.
Protests can take many different forms, from individual statements to mass demonstrations. Various forms of self-expression and protest are sometimes restricted by governmental policy (such as the requirement of protest permits), economic circumstances, religious orthodoxy, social structures, or media monopoly. Historical notions Protest.Net: A calendar of protest, meetings, and conferences.
Inspired by PGA Peoples Global Action AMP Accion Global de los Pueblos. Future of social activism infographic.png. Activism. Types of activism Some activists try to persuade people to change their behavior directly, rather than to persuade governments to change or not to change laws.
Other activists try to persuade people to remain the same, in an effort to counter change. The cooperative movement seeks to build new institutions which conform to cooperative principles, and generally does not lobby or protest politically, and clergymen often exhort their parishioners to follow a particular moral code or system. As with those who engage other activities such as singing or running, the term may apply broadly to anyone who engages in it even briefly, or be more narrowly limited to those for whom it is a vocation, habit, or characteristic practice. Activism and the Internet For more than ten years, groups involved in various forms of activism have been using the Internet to advance organizational goals. Society: Activism. Category:Social movements. Alter-Globalization.
Viktor Frankl: Why to believe in others. Be-the-change.jpg (1418x1425) Simon Sinek: How great leaders inspire action. Category:Activists. Catégorie:Militant. The medium is the message. Publications The phrase was introduced in his most widely known book, Understanding Media: The Extensions of Man, published in 1964. McLuhan proposes that a medium itself, not the content it carries, should be the focus of study.
He said that a medium affects the society in which it plays a role not only by the content delivered over the medium, but also by the characteristics of the medium itself. McLuhan frequently punned on the word "message", changing it to "mass age", "mess age", and "massage"; a later book, The Medium Is the Massage was originally to be titled The Medium is the Message, but McLuhan preferred the new title, which is said to have been a printing error. Key Concepts Extending the argument for understanding the medium as the message itself, he proposed that the “content of any medium is always another medium” – thus, the content of writing is speech, print is that of writing and print itself is the content of the telegraph. See also L'Appel des Appels - Remettre l'humain au cœur de la société. A Hopi Elder Speaks. "You have been telling the people that this is the Eleventh Hour, now you must go back and tell the people that this is the Hour.
And there are things to be considered . . . Where are you living? What are you doing? What are your relationships? Are you in right relation? Then he clasped his hands together, smiled, and said, "This could be a good time! " "There is a river flowing now very fast. L'Appel de l'espérance, par Stéphane Hessel et Edgar Morin - une vidéo Actu et Politique.