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Creative textil workers

Today's creative action: Everyday resistance by textil workers in the US (in a message to French consumers).

Posted by Stellan Vinthagen on Tuesday, January 31, 2017

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Direct Action Comics

Ideal for activists who are comic fans (Exhibition at UMass, Amherst)“direct-action

Posted by Stellan Vinthagen on Sunday, January 29, 2017

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Creative action of irony (Video)

Creative action of today (although the video is old, I saw it again today and fell in love again …): Postcolonial satire

Posted by Stellan Vinthagen on Thursday, September 8, 2016

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Humour against terror

Humour in a situation of deadly seriousness can be really funny – and a way to resist. These tweets don't change the world, but they do indeed change the situation and the communication! Check them out!

Posted by Stellan Vinthagen on Thursday, December 31, 2015

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Banksy 2.0

The mother of all cool street artists, Mr Banksy himself, still living in anonymity and escaping “justice”, has succeeded to overdo himself and made a theme park, open to everyone (although visitors will be less entertained than chocked): “Dismaland”, an ironic and truer version to social reality than the big lie of the Western World created in Disneyland. Banksy is simply brilliant and one of the major political activists of our time. Check it out!

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“Bank note busting”

Star Trek fans are threatening the economic order of Canada …

Posted by Stellan Vinthagen on Saturday, August 22, 2015

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It is fun but what is it?

This is a humours political stunt of some kind. It is done in Brazil and is directed against those that tend to park on parking lots reserved for disabled people.

On the same theme, other activists somewhere else did this creative action (that most probably created anger and frustration, which was the whole point with the action):

Posted by Stellan Vinthagen on Wednesday, July 29, 2015


A year ago Majken Jul Sörensen defended her dissertation at the University of Wollongong  with the PhD “Humours Political Stunts”. It is an excellent analysis of the role of humour in resistance, a book a very much recommend. It is now available through the publishing house Irene that specialises in literature on nonviolent activism and resistance research. Check it out!

A year ago Majken Jul Sörensen defended her dissertation at the University of Wollongong with the PhD "Humours…

Posted by Stellan Vinthagen on Monday, August 17, 2015