From Black Lives Matter groups protesting in Ferguson, to Sisters Uncut storming red carpets, to Extension Rebellion shutting down parts of London, activism and direct action are as closely tied as ever. But is this always a good thing?
High profile direct action is a good way of getting media attention, but it also can alienate large groups of people who find themselves inconvenienced. Is it always worth it to get a message across? What is the best way for us all to make lasting change?
In this Led Discussion, we’ll try to find some answers.