Digital Activism 101

This update of The 6 Activist Functions of Technology is made for a US audience (American examples, no activists security section). The slides are from...

Today I gave a remote talk to an undergrad digital communications class at Loyola University Chicago.  It's a pretty good intro to digital activism,...

From the revolutionaries of the Arab Spring and Occupy Movements to nonprofits, bloggers, and...

The effect of digital technology on political contention is neither good nor bad, it is both. Yes, the Internet can help activists mobilize and...

How can people use digital technology to change politics? Starting from within political institutions and moving outward, people can use technology to change politics...

If I am now standing on Broadway in Manhattan I cannot immediately be on the Miracle Mile in Chicago. I must first be in...

As I've written before, the Meta-Activism Project is putting together a data set of digital activism...

by Mary Joyce Imagine you want to win a race. You begin training every day, change your...

On Thursday, President Obama gave a speech to a group of bank executives who collectively make up one of the world's most powerful economic...

The Big Question Digital activism is a field is search of a central question. There are many possibilities being bandied about, and the nature of...