Fabio recently showed me a movie co-produced and co-written by his Party in the Street co-author, Michael T. Heaney. It’s called The Activists: War, Peace, and Politics in the Streets. It’s worth watching, and showing to students (even if I hope it eventually gets a bit cheaper!).
Here’s the blurb at the movie’s website:
The Activists: War, Peace, and Politics in the Streets brings to life the stories of ordinary people who tried to stop and end the U.S. wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. At best, activists had limited influence over the conduct of military policy after 9/11. Yet, their experiences in the antiwar movement helped them to learn about speaking out in the face of injustice. They inspired others to do the same during the Arab Spring and Occupy Wall Street movements. Indeed, democracy requires more than just one vote every four years. It requires continued…
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