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Activism

Activism, in a general sense, can be described as involvement in action to bring about change, be it social, political, environmental, or other change. This action is in support of or opposition to one side of a controversial argument.

There are many different forms of activism; a select list follows.

Voluntary simplicity
Anarchism
Nonviolence
Civil disobedience
Civil and social disobedience
Animal rights activism[?]
Anticonsumerist activism[?]
Anti-corporate activism[?]
Anti-racist activism[?]
Economic activism[?]
Environmental activism[?]
Fair trade
hacktivism
Culture jamming
Demonstrations
Tactical Frivolity
Sniggling
Guerrilla communication

See also: direct action



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