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Tag: Activism

 

Innovations in the way that organizations use civil disobedience, protests, and other forms of activism to advance social progress

 

Civil Society

The Snowden Effect: An Opportunity?

Pro-privacy activists and others have a chance to reinvent the conversation about security and privacy in the digital age.

By Marcia Stepanek | 4 | Aug. 8, 2013
 

Individual Giving

Who Is Responsible for the “Second Disaster”?

An online registry for disaster relief has proved a successful model for avoiding unproductive donations—when will we adopt it?

 
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Social Entrepreneurship

Beyond Sexy

Let’s start telling social entrepreneurial aspirants the truth and get those who support the field financially to acknowledge that staying power and relationship-building are ineluctable partners to innovation. Part two of a series.

By Daniel Ben-Horin | 9 | Jun. 19, 2013
 
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Social Entrepreneurship

Between the Quick Exit and the Long Sojourn

Social entrepreneurs have to get out there and do the work, with enough staying power to make a real impact. Part one of a two-part series.

By Daniel Ben-Horin | 12 | Jun. 19, 2013
 

Nonprofits

Can a “Like” Save a Life?

A Georgetown University and Waggener Edstrom study sheds new light on the debate surrounding the effectiveness of online influence.

By Julie Dixon | 6 | Jun. 11, 2013
 
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Environment

From Technocracy to a Practical Politics

For the environmental movement to succeed, it needs to convert its ideas, science, theories, and activism into practical politics that can win votes on a large scale.

By Joseph Zammit-Lucia | 3 | May. 28, 2013
 

Human Rights

Labor of Love

By Sharon Lerner | May. 15, 2013
 

Foundations

Mobilizing the Masses

By Phuong Ly | May. 15, 2013
 

Environment

Conservation as an Investment

Reviewed By Robert Jaquay | May. 15, 2013
 

Civil Society

What Makes People Mobilize?

By Corinna Wu | May. 15, 2013