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Nov 18

November 1st – Global Google Walkout to protest Sexual Harassment #GoogleWalkout

https://twitter.com/GoogleWalkout – Singapore Office

At 11.10 am in Tokyo, Google employees began standing up form their desks and leaving their office building in what was the start of a Global Walkout. People have walked out in Singapore, Zurich, London and Dublin. Continue reading →


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Nov 18

Can Social Media Activism be Truly Grassroots?

In my last blog I wrote about how two young women had used the internet to campaign (successfully as it turns out) to get the New Zealand singer, Lorde, to cancel her concert in Tel Aviv because of Israel’s violence against Palestinian people and their occupation of Palestine. There are numerous examples of Social Media being used for progressive causes (#MeToo, BlackLivesMatter, Occupy, Resist to name a few), but can the social media really be used for grassroots organizing? Continue reading →