Action in the age of apathy

By Brandon Barrett
At the height of the longest government shutdown in U.S. history earlier this year, a Twitter user made the astute observation that the French would never allow tens of thousands of federal workers to go weeks without pay—at least without taking to the streets first. It got me thinking about the cultural factors at play in different societies, and how those distinct norms either encourage or dissuade activism.…

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February 16, 2019


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