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The Revolution Will Not Be Funded (Excerpts)

New Brunswick Dec 2 fire flag drum

Mi’kmaq warriors at tire fire blockade during resistance to exploratory seismic testing for fracking, New Brunswick, December 2013.

It’s time to liberate activists from the nonprofit industrial complex

The nonprofit system has tamed a generation of activists. They’ve traded in grand visions of social change for salaries and stationery; given up recruiting people to the cause in favor of writing grant proposals and wooing foundations; and ceded control of their movements to business executives in boardrooms. Read the rest of this entry