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  • Put the Demos Back Into Democracy

    January 24, 2016

    There are two kinds of activist groups, equally (in)effective. Which are you? And why? Pop-up activists tend their topiary and anguish over bathroom fixtures until…a Big Bad Issue pops up and invigorates them. Permanent Waves–the second kind of activist group–inhabit longstanding, institutionalized power zip codes nestled among other shrubbery in the nonprofit landscape. Pop-ups are amateurs. Though their acute focused…

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