Aaron Hughes

Created: 28 May 2018

“We’re bringing about these extreme situations, we’re bringing about that choice where people have to respond just like in Iraq. We’re making people respond to us. The whole idea was to share that, because ...

Actipedia Revisited: #occupysmallstreet

Created: 22 Jan 2015

This week we're giving a shout out to small-scale activism with the #occupysmallstreet movement. First inspired by a doll-sized action in Siberia, this example has been created by Arts X Activism  from Melbourne, Australia. Signs are made collectively, by regular Occupy Small Street-ers and ...

The Sounds of the Spanish Revolution

Created: 24 Feb 2013

After a demonstration, on May 15 2011, around forty people decided to sleep in Puerta del Sol, one of Madrid´s central squares. This was the origin of a complex protest camp, that would take a phenomenon which had its origins in the Arab Spring to the Western World. On that first night, Kamen ...

Pray the Devil Back to Hell

Created: 19 Feb 2013

http://youtu.be/dxEvsj80fsE Pray the Devil Back to Hell chronicles the remarkable story of the courageous Liberian women who came together to end a bloody civil war and bring peace to their shattered country. Thousands of women — ordinary mothers, grandmothers, aunts and daughters, both ...

Always good stuff from ill doctrine

Created: 16 Dec 2011

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Hundreds gather to say no to Canada’s tar sands

Created: 27 Sep 2011

After 1,253 arrests in D.C. earlier this month against the proposed tar sands pipeline, hundreds gather in Canada to protest against the tar sands. From Greenpeace.org Hundreds of people from across North America are gathered this morning on Canada's Parliament Hill for a rally ...

200 years ago The Luddites used humor, spectacle, narrative, and myth

Created: 06 May 2011

From The Right To Be Lazy. Ned Ludd was a fictitious leader. Costumes, jokes, and more. Here's an excerpt: “The Luddites, as they soon became known, were dead serious about their protests. ... But they were also making fun, dispatching officious-sounding letters that began, ‘Whereas by the ...

Creative militancy meets militant creativity

Created: 28 Dec 2010

By Sarah Amsler Lecturer in Sociology at Aston University (Birmingham, UK) via the Huffington Post Under what might now need to be termed comparatively normal ...