Differentiating your activist work is a surefire way to stay current and increase impact. Especially when you're battling geographical barriers, sometimes effective organizing means getting creative. You can still contribute to international activist efforts from Canada, and merging artistic creations or popular cultural references is a way to make your direct action broader and more attractive.
Check out this database profiling examples of creative activist strategies. Actipedia might encourage you to branch out with your campaigns. If you’re already a creative, artistic activist, at least the database will help you stockpile some new and fresh ideas to inspire your direct action.
A few examples of creative activism from Actipedia:
-Band performance "protests"
-Child-drawn and scaled banners or signs
-Sarcastic retail campaigns (anarchist ice cream names, selling blocks of ice)
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