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Topic: Social Movements

  Social    Movement  
  Social Security    Social Services  
  Social Sciences    Social Studies  
  Social Work    Social Development  
  Social Change    Social Problems  
  Social Issues    Social Worker  

 Vital Stats
The Brain has inferred the following facts from reading text collected on the topic:
Most admires:Che Guevara,  Gandhi,  Chairman Mao Tse Tung
People talk about their ..:Confronting nature
Politics:Socialist,  Feminist,  Anarchist
Dream job(s):President of the United States
Favorite era(s):1990s,  1960s
Favorite philosopher(s):Adam Smith,  Engels & Marx
Favorite time of year:Mayday
Membership(s):Trade union,  Greenpeace,  Amnesty International
Favorite quote(s):"Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths theater." - Gail Godwin
"Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems." - Rene Descartes (1596-1650)
 Expert Talk
The Brain has selected interesting relevant sentences from the web. It automatically assigned them to some of our fictitious experts based on their personalities.

Ben Werner,
Student Newspaper Editor

We are writing to you to express our solidarity with the members of social movements who took part in a nonviolent protest action yesterday at Ecuador's Consejo Nacional de Modernizacion.
Radical social movements from labor to civil rights were built on coalitions of Blacks and Jews, and their solidarity at key moments in American history is well known.
New means of social control would be needed to deal with activist movements and with growing discontent, as neoliberalism gradually tightened the economic screws.
Chogyam Trungpa Gyatso,
Tibetan Monk

And they were centered and clear enough in their personal relation to the universe to embody that understanding into social movements that transformed their societies and took their nations on a different path.
These are the social conditions in which Sect Shinto developed, with founders as well as believers of the movements coming largely from the class of common people.
These are spiritual movements which are capable of Christian comprehension of new social phenomena - and often of their churching, for example through a community movement.
Todd Porter,
Gym Attendent

It was the rise of the political and social movements by LGBT activists and professionals that convinced the mostly straight APA to change its position.
Arthur Dawkins,

Grassroots social movements construct and contain discourses that correlate to local reality, acknowledge diversity and local capacity.
Social movements are more likely to be effective where there is a coherent ideology, where there is action, communication, and support from influential people and evidence that social change is possible.
Bob Greenberg,
Congressional Candidate

Social movements and lobbying have identified ever expanding domains where the benevolent social welfare state "ought" to protect or serve its citizens.
Social change movements need to open up to the importance of electoral politics in setting the national agenda.
Reformists dilute social movements, softening and weakening them over time.
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