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  • Burma Solider

    Burma Solider

    This post comes to us from David Hamrick, a Senior public relations major from Winston-Salem, NC and an Associate for Heelprint Communications. A recent New York Times article brought to light a stirring and compelling case of dissent in the world today, in a region...

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  • Small Change: Why the Revolution Will Not Be Tweeted

    Small Change: Why the Revolution Will Not Be Tweeted

    Malcolm Gladwell discussed dissent in the digital age in an article published recently in The New Yorker. Where activists were once defined by their causes, they are now defined by their tools. Facebook warriors go online to push for change. “You are the best hope...

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  • Publishing the Long Civil Rights Movement

    Publishing the Long Civil Rights Movement

    Katie O’Brien writes about The Parchman Hour and dissent in the digital age in a blog post for Publishing the Long Civil Rights Movement. Publishing the Long Civil Rights Movement seeks to inspire scholarly collaboration and develop new ways of creating and sharing scholarship on...

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  • Aung San Suu Kyi

    Aung San Suu Kyi

    When I think of powerful voices of dissent, I am reminded of Aung San Suu Kyi – Burmese politician and freedom activist. She has spent 15 of the past 21 years under house arrest for opposing the oppression of the Burmese government. She has persevered...

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  • The State of Things

    The State of Things

    Freedom Rider Bill Svanoe and Mike Wiley, playwright and director of The Parchman Hour, will be featured today on WUNC’s The State of Things at noon. In 1961, Bill Svanoe was 23 and a graduate student in economics at the University of Minnesota when he...

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  • Get to Know a Dissenter

    Get to Know a Dissenter

    Want to spur innovation, creativity and social justice? Get to know a dissenter. Ode Magazine, a self acclaimed community for intelligent optimists, published an article relating to dissent in their July/August 2010 issue. Author Jeremy Mercer meditates on the “paradox of dissent” and approaches the...

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