How Grass-Roots activism Works


A portrait of Noam Chomsky that I took in Vanc...

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I’ve clipped the clip below out of, Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky and the Media (1992), a documentary film that explores the political life and ideas of Noam Chomsky, a linguist, intellectual, and political activist. Created by two Canadian filmmakers, Mark Achbar and Peter Wintonick, it expands on the ideas of Chomsky’s earlier book, Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media, which he co-wrote with Edward S. Herman.

It’s a great little quote about how social change is not brought about by charismatic leaders but by grass-roots activists – just like you and me!

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2 responses to “How Grass-Roots activism Works

  1. I’m afraid l’ll have to settle for a grass-roots position because I’m charisma-free, unfortunately.

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