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Actually oddly enough, I think my work, the activism, will be forgotten. And I hope it will. Because I hope those problems will have gone away.
I feel that my role as a former president is probably superior to that of other presidents. Primarily because of the activism and the injection of working at the Carter Center, and in international affairs, and to some degree, domestic affairs, on energy conservation, on environment, and things of that kind.
Pop stars are so busy having a career that they don't really have a lot of time for activism.
'Empathy' is the latest code word for liberal activism, for treating the Constitution as malleable clay to be kneaded and molded in whatever form justices want. It represents an expansive view of the judiciary in which courts create policy that couldn't pass the legislative branch or, if it did, would generate voter backlash.
It was Dr. King's tireless activism that fostered our modern way of relating to one another.
To me, a political song is also a personal song. Most political activism has been driven by empathy for other people and the desire for a world that's less divisive. Even if songs aren't overtly political, they can make a listener more empathetic.
My generation of bossy, confident, baby-boom women were something brand new in history. Our energy and assertiveness weren't created by Betty Friedan, unknown before her 1963 book, or by Gloria Steinem, whose political activism, as even the Lifetime profile admitted, did not begin until 1969.
Traditionalists will have to master techniques of sustained activism formerly monopolized by the left.
That attitude that fighting is probably not fair, but you have to defend yourself anyway and damage the enemy, has been profoundly consequential as far as my political activism goes.
Our aims in political activism are not, and should not be, to create a perfect utopia.
I do try to separate my personal activism - showing up at a demonstration or something - from what I write.
Ursula K. Le Guin
When it comes to engaging and influencing culture, too many Christians think too highly of political activism.
Philanthropy is activism.
You know, there's a lot of activism that doesn't deal with empowerment, and you have to empower yourself in order to be relevant to any type of struggle.
Activism, to me, I don't know if it really works. It may work for somebody else, but it does not work for me.
Our Parliamentary system has simply failed to meet the challenge of judicial activism.
You know, I love all kinds of activism. I certainly think blacks deserve to have something whether it is affirmative action or an opportunity that should be opened up to them. But at the same time I believe that people of color are not the only poor people in America and all over the world.
My ministry's always been one of social activism. I think a responsible minister must be at some levels involved in the social order.
When you stop and look at so much of the kind of activism that has been triggered, the Tea Party and the like, as a result of Obama's efforts - TARP, the stimulus package, and now the health care reform - there is a lot of sense this government is changing.
The two parts of technology that lower the threshold for activism and technology is the Internet and the mobile phone. Anyone who has a cause can now mobilize very quickly.
Any protester knows that the only way activism works is to get the people on your side.
Janine di Giovanni
There's a big difference between charity and between activism and philanthropy. They're very different things and I think, you know, everybody should find a passion or a cause that they can really get behind, but it has to be organic.
The Body Shop Foundation is run by our staff and supports social activism and environmental activism. We don't tend to support big agencies.
But as for activism, my parents did what they could, given the constraints, but were never involved in the causes I think of when I think of activists.
My pro-choice activism keeps me busy.
My attention since 'Clueless' has been on family, relationships, activism, the planet, and my career.
Art is about the edges and the sharp corners and those places are not conducive to activism, which is about putting on a gloss.
Out of control judicial activism threatens traditional marriage in America.
I've been involved in social activism my entire life, and I would argue that many people involved in social activist movements have done very little work on themselves.
My activism and sexual revolution in New York was a factor.
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