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Languages of the Unheard

Why Militant Protest is Good for Democracy

“What we must see,” Martin Luther King once insisted, “is that a riot is the language of the unheard.” In this new era of global protest and popular revolt, Languages of … 232 View
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Introduction: Militancy as a Civic Virtue

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Riots, as outbursts of rebellion, might sometimes be defensible, even admirable, because they make it impossible to ignore the grievances of the exploited and the oppressed. The author presents a … 11 $1.10 Add
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The Democratic Standard

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This chapter proposes a democratic standard of sound militancy by asking why some militant actions are seen as acceptable in advancing a just cause while other similar actions are not. This … 19 $1.90 Add
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Sabotage

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Sabotage has been practised for thousands of years, wherever people have found themselves forced, by the explicit threat of violence or the looming prospect of hunger, to toil on behalf of the … 19 $1.90 Add
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The Black Bloc

From: Languages of the Unheard

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In order to assess the role of black blocs as languages of the unheard, that is, as vehicles for fostering public autonomy and securing a voice for the silenced or ignored, it may matter … 23 $2.30 Add
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Armed Struggle

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“Armed struggle” refers to intentionally using armed force to kill or injure people. Some groups, like Direct Action in Canada, injured people accidentally, but did not target them … 32 $3.20 Add