Tag Archives: COINTELPRO

David versus Goliath

The story of David and Goliath is one of the best examples of the underdog archetype. The underdog archetype is important to activism in general and activists in particular; how an underdog defeats overwhelming odds is quite germane to activism. So how did David defeat Goliath? Let us begin by summarizing the story. David was a […]

Social Control

At the Digital Activism event I attended recently, the moderator asked about leadership and transparency in the hacker group Anonymous. This got me to thinking. We are trained to think about leadership and management as key elements to the success of any group endeavor. We are almost worshipful of leaders in our society. But what happens […]