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Art, Explained: Azar Nafisi urges learning the history of countries in turmoil - Washington Post

Art, Explained: Azar Nafisi urges learning the history of countries in turmoil - Washington Post | Art and activism | Scoop.it
Art, Explained: Azar Nafisi urges learning the history of countries in turmoilWashington Post(Bill O'Leary/ WASHINGTON POST ) - Author Azar Nafisi takes in the artwork at the Corcoran Gallery's world-traveling exhibition of protest art,...
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20 Top Social Media WordPress Themes

20 Top Social Media WordPress Themes | Art and activism | Scoop.it
There seem to be millions of WordPress themes floating around the web, however not all of them have social media integration. Whether you are looking for social media icons in your header bar or social feeds embedded ...
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That's the Deal: Jerry Seinfeld (@SeinTime) Joins Twitter

That's the Deal: Jerry Seinfeld (@SeinTime) Joins Twitter | Art and activism | Scoop.it
"Greetings Tweetarians!" Mr. Seinfeld wrote in his debut Twitter post. "I have just landed on your Planet.
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Online Library of Liberty - Observations upon Liberal Education, in All its Branches

Online Library of Liberty - Observations upon Liberal Education, in All its Branches | Art and activism | Scoop.it
The Online Library of Liberty is provided in order to encourage the study of the ideal of a society of free and responsible individuals by making freely available on the internet the classic texts in the classical liberal and free market...
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Sea Shepherd :: We be Pirates!

Sea Shepherd :: We be Pirates! | Art and activism | Scoop.it
RT @Akasancho: We be Pirates!http://t.co/zhcJ9LM /via @Akasancho #seashepherd #whalewars #TheCove #pirates...
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30 Useful Social Media Monitoring Tools - tripwire magazine

30 Useful Social Media Monitoring Tools - tripwire magazine | Art and activism | Scoop.it
This is a round-up of Social media monitoring tools that will surely help you and your company to you reach your social media goals.
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The Injustice Files: The Dangers Of Southern Activism : Video : Investigation Discovery

The Injustice Files: The Dangers Of Southern Activism : Video : Investigation Discovery | Art and activism | Scoop.it
Like many others, William Lewis Moore believed in equal rights for African Americans.
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Not All Art Is Equal. And So...

"In times of crisis it is vital that multi-art form programming remains agile and responsive to the need for change.
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Ai Weiwei Accepts Job In Germany - But Will China Let Him Go?

"The leading Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei has accepted a teaching post at a Berlin university, a month after he was released from detention.
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Activism 101: 16 Ways to Speak Up and Break the Silence « The Pixel Project

Activism 101: 16 Ways to Speak Up and Break the Silence « The Pixel Project | Art and activism | Scoop.it
This is what SARC is all about - raising awareness, breaking the silence and supporting survivors.
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SC comes to unorganised workers rescues, defends its activism - MSN India

SC comes to unorganised workers rescues, defends its activism - MSN India | Art and activism | Scoop.it
SC comes to unorganised workers rescues, defends its activismMSN IndiaNew Delhi, Jul 13 (PTI) Defending growing judicial activism, the Supreme Court today said it cannot simply shut its eyes when the State and its instrumentalities deprive the...
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Looted Work Returned

Looted Work Returned | Art and activism | Scoop.it
"A treasured 17th-century statue that was looted from one of London's last-surviving medieval churches during the Blitz has been returned to its rightful owners more than 70 years after it disappeared."...
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Peace activist arrives back in UK - Asian Image

Peace activist arrives back in UK - Asian Image | Art and activism | Scoop.it
Aljazeera.netPeace activist arrives back in UKAsian ImageBy Asian Image reporter » Peace activist Anne Gray, one of twelve Britons arrested and jailed at Israel's Ben Gurion airport has returned to the UK.
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Networked_Performance — Live Stage: “look art” MUD Exhibition [online]

Networked_Performance — Live Stage: “look art” MUD Exhibition [online] | Art and activism | Scoop.it
He is an alumnus of the CADRE Laboratory for New Media and the San Francisco Art Institute.
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2011 Artivist Film Festival

2011 Artivist Film Festival | Art and activism | Scoop.it
2011 Artivist Film Festival (Merging Art and Activism Soon in Hollywood and New York City 2011 http://fb.me/S50MzFtc...)...
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TRAINING COURSE: Social Media for the Arts - Manchester Girl Geeks | Google Groupes

TRAINING COURSE: Social Media for the Arts - Manchester Girl Geeks | Google Groupes | Art and activism | Scoop.it
Lets Go Global ... mancggd This one day workshop gives a broad overview of how social media is being used by wri...
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"Well it looked like he was putting on his own art show. He had no intention to sell."

"Well it looked like he was putting on his own art show. He had no intention to sell." | Art and activism | Scoop.it
"A man who was arrested in the theft of a Picasso drawing from a San Francisco gallery last week was keeping a virtual museum in his apartment, including 11 works stolen from New York galleries and hotels, according to the police."...
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5 Online Tools For Activists, By Activists

5 Online Tools For Activists, By Activists | Art and activism | Scoop.it
Here are five social media tools for activists who need to keep their security, both digital and personal, in mind.
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Revolution and the media -- New Internationalist

Revolution and the media -- New Internationalist | Art and activism | Scoop.it
What stories are we told? And who's telling them?
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Last Pillar Standing: Will Artists Be Ireland's Salvation?

With so many pillars of Irish society - the Church, the banks, the Fianna Fail government, the "Celtic Tiger" mystique - having crumbled, the country's artists are, as filmmaker Neil Jordan says, "the one element of Irish life that hadn't let...
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Community/Distributions/Ubuntu - Sugar Labs

Community/Distributions/Ubuntu - Sugar Labs | Art and activism | Scoop.it
Community/Distributions/Ubuntu wiki.sugarlabs.org http://lnkd.in/SnTayu...
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Even In Post-Mubarak Egypt, Controversial Culture Minister Soldiers On

"Remarkably, given his Mubarak ties, Zahi Hawass has been able to hold on to his government post through the aftershocks of the revolution, though he resigned briefly in March and was reinstated." The New York Times 07/13/11...
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Arts and Activism | Creative Impact Michigan

Arts and Activism | Creative Impact Michigan | Art and activism | Scoop.it
Her commitment to social change runs deep. That's why hip hop and spoken word artist Natasha Thomas-Jackson is out to RAISE IT UP! and change the story of Flint.
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Will Internet Provider Warnings Help Stop Illegal Media Sharing?

"The idea of ISPs taking on obligations to stop copyright theft on their networks is moving into the mainstream." The Globe & Mail (Canada) 07/13/11...
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