Monthly Archives: October 2019

Communication in social movements -the peasant movement in Paraguay

The peasant movement in Paraguay experiences a broad support from various societal actors that themselves may have formalized their networks, but from a holistic viewpoint on the movement as a whole, the networking is of a very informal nature, spread … Continue reading

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Activism through street art with the Fearless Collective

Shortly after the 2012 New Delhi gang rape and murder of 23 year old Jyoti Singh Pandey, artist Shilo Shiv Suleman initiated the feminist movement and art collective the Fearless Collective. Fearless has ever since been using participative art and … Continue reading

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Will freedom of self-expression finally become real?

Could we imagine some years ago that something we post in Sweden will reach the audience in, let’s say, Latin America in a few seconds? Things that were not possible a decade ago, are absolutely normal today. Now, can we … Continue reading

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Southern activism – Peasant movements in Latin America

Activism can be a noble act to support a cause that does not concretely or fundamentally affect our everyday life. By some it may even be used as a lifestyle choice or “image”. In open and democratic societies and with … Continue reading

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Democratization, ICT, and a quest for shared responsibility online

I would like to take this opportunity to share some thoughts on the relationship between new media, politics and democratization. Previous posts in this blog shows us numeral examples of how new media has been a powerful tool to spread … Continue reading

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