Tag: public-spaces


Activists: How (and why) to avoid issue policing (especially on Twitter)

It's heartening to see many new faces and hear many new voices who may in the past have not explicitly considered themselves "activists," or who have felt a greater call to stand up against a political administration whose ideologies show every indication of running counter to a constitutional democratic framework. If that describes you: THANK YOU! You are awesome. And if you're an Old Hat at this sort of thing, this post is for you too -- by way of initiating a civil dialogue with some of the fresh faces you see in your timeline or in your local community who may be exhibiting the following behavior: Making claims that issue X, Y, or Z is "not important" or "not as important" as issue A, B, or C -- which is what we should really be d...