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Activism consists of efforts to promote, impede, or direct social, political, economic, and/or environmental reform or stasis with the desire to make improvements in society. Forms of activism range from writing letters to newspapers or to politicians, political campaigning, economic activism such as boycotts or preferentially patronizing businesses, rallies, street marches, strikes, sit-ins, and hunger strikes.
One can also express activism through different forms of art (artivism). Daily acts of protest such as not buying clothes from a certain clothing company because they exploit workers is another form of activism. One view holds that acknowledging privileges and oppressions on a daily basis ranks as a form of activism. Research has begun to explore how activist groups use social media to facilitate civic engagement and collective action.
The Online Etymology Dictionary records the English words "activism" and "activist" (in the political sense) from 1920 and from 1915 respectively.
So, a Gregoire appointed activist decides to throw out the SAF/NRA lawsuit against the unconstitutional Seattle gun storage law, because "the plaintiffs lacked standing because the group could encourage its members to practice safe storage".
Seattle gun storage law 'eminently reasonable,'...
WATCH: Gun Control Activist Gives Perfect Reason Not To Give Into Their Demands
"When they give us that inch, that bump stock ban, we will take a mile."
March 26, 2018
This past weekend, thousands of activists rallied in the streets of Washington, D.C. for the March For Our...