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A number of public relations scholars are reevaluating the relationship between organizations and activist publics.
Among this group with activist proclivities, an objective journalist is somewhat conspicuous.
She is one of a growing number of activists turning to civil disobedience - even sabotage - out of frustration with the legal system they feel should be designed to safeguard natural resources.
With a Sunday deadline for Mexican nationals to register to vote in the 2006 presidential election, local activists launched last-ditch efforts to register voters while Mexican officials ramped up an $8 million media blitz.
Mountain Justice Summer helped reinvigorate the anti-mountaintop removal movement," said John Johnson, a Knoxville-based activist with Katuah Earth First
Root divides judicial thought into two schools: activist judges who protect individual liberties on the one hand, and judges who practice judicial restraint, thereby allowing legislatures to trample individual liberties on the other.
The design of epidemiologic studies to address activist concerns is problematic, however, particularly because the exposure assessments themselves pose challenges (Brody and Rudel 2003).
In The Most Activist Supreme Court in History (a title that could earn the Coulter Citation for Rhetorical Subtlety), political scientist Thomas Keck gives credit to a practice that has long been the rhetorical whipping boy of the legal right: judicial activism.
His design for an itinerant encampment, a quasi-Minimalist structure adapted to meet urban codes, is currently used in several cities and joins Kryzsztof Wodiczko's Homeless Vehicle, 1988-89, and Lucy Orta's activist structure, The Mobile Intervention Unit VI, 2002, to form part of "Nomads," one of four categories into which "The Interventionists" is divided.
1969: Civil rights activist James Forman marches into a service at the mostly white Riverside Church in New York City and begins reading his "Black Manifesto.
This is an activist study; Ransby's treatment of Baker's life is not so much intent upon installing her name on the civil rights marquee as it is concerned with distilling the principles that Baker advocated and conveying her approach to social change.