The Pussyhat Movement – a Very Analogue, and a Very Digital Movement

Imagine using knitting needles and yarn and a shared song to manifest women’s rights… The “Pussyhat” movement started in the US in late November last year, in response to Donald Trump’s infamous statement “Grab them by the pussy” during the election campaign. During the Women’s March – a protest demonstration …

Activism, or just slacktivism?

Speaking about online or digital activism, it feels one always have to put in a disclaimer, stating something like: “Digital activism is often referred to as slacktivism, clicktivism or feel-good activism”. In a society where a big part of life is spent in front of a screen, is digital activism …