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I'm thrilled to see so much interest in the tactics, targets, and effects of #climate #activism since yesterday's Tomato Toss. Anyone wondering if it was a success, just look at the media coverage as evidence. A 🧵to answer ?s @Revkin @MichaelEMann @amywestervelt @borenbears
As I described to Shannon, the action at the National Gallery was just part of a broader wave of contention that is being motivated by the #ClimateCrisis. As the world heats up, many more will mobilize. I wrote about this process in @ClimateActionSN:…
It's great to see one of my articles getting attention (thanks @revkin and @MichaelEMann). To think about the broader range of tactics & how they work as part of a whole movement to affect social change, check out my recent book #AmericanResistance
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The #Zapatista tour of #Ireland, a long aul’ thread (but pix and vids!) to wrap up

In 1994 indigenous peasants in the mountains of SE Mexico rose up against #neoliberal capitalism, their latest struggle in 500 years of resisting colonialism…

#LaGiraZapatistaVa #EZLN Zapatista women at La Realidad
If you need a backgrounder, here's Mick McCaughan, ex-Latin American correspondent for the Irish Times and Guardian introducing why the #Zapatistas matter:

27 years later, they hold liberated territory the size of Munster –

governing themselves from below

with a powerful #womxn’s movement

practicing #AgroEcology

and with their own culture, education system, community media...

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As of today, my article in Political Psychology has a home: Vol. 41, Issue 4. The piece should be of use to anybody interested in #socialmovements, political mobilization, radical political change, #populism, #nationalism and #secession, #ethnopolitics ...…
...politics of #race, #climatechange, and is, I’ll be immodest, particularly timely in light of things that have been happening over the past few months (George Floyd protests in particular, but not only). The article thematizes what is far too important AND far too absent from..
...mainstream political science (and perhaps sociology) – the politics of im/patience. In fact, I would go so far as to argue that the politics of mass-based radical change IS the politics of impatience. Those seeking a different brand of politics are basically saying...
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The Deprivation-Protest Paradox: How the Perception of Unfair Economic Inequality Leads to Civic Unrest.

My most significant contribution to the social sciences - please consider sharing…
Comments on the lead article by Sarah Awad & Brady Wagoner ( @BradyWagoner ) Aalborg; Beverly Conrique & Faye Crosby @ucsc ; Danny Dorling ( @dannydorling ) @UniofOxford
Serena Hagerty and Michael Norton @HarvardHBS ; Pinky Hota @smithcollege ; Michael Jindra ( @mjindra1) @BU_Tweets ; Fathali Moghaddam @Georgetown
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