Occupying the Space In-Between
The following campaigns all have one thing in common. Whether it be KONY 2012, Greenpeace’s surprise appearance at the Danish Queen’s gala party, Top Goon: Diaries of a Little Dictator in Syria, The Yes Men’s fake New York Times, or Antanas Mockus’ symbolic violence vaccines and mime-controlled traffic-squads in Bogota, Colombia, they function as creative critique meant to challenge regimes, habitual ways of thinking, and, in a way, the very notion of politics. Sometimes they even lead to innovative solutions to wicked problems.
KeywordsCivil Society 21st Century Social Change Social Movement Social Entrepreneur
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