How to be a better activist

The last year has seen historic turnouts for political, social, and environmental protests. In this episode we attempt to breakdown the ways an individual can improve their capacity to make change. We discuss our own flaws as fledgling activists, the impact of the internet and social media on protests, and historical examples of successful activism. Fun & timely conversation!

4:08 – What is effective activism in the modern world? Discussing the hashtag activism, the benefits of thinking local, and the democratization of media.

14:08 – Personal pledges to become better activists: educating ourselves, acting in accordance with beliefs + specific lifestyle changes.

34:58 – How the environmental movement is different from other movements, currently and historically.

41:48 – Case studies for successful social change + what we can learn for eco-activism.

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