“The time-honed tradition of politicized mischief is back … “

Eli Rosenberg, The Brooklyn Paper

Zack Malitz


Zack Malitz, a New Yorker, thinks that fossil fuels belong underground.


Contributed Modules

Tactic: Détournement/Culture jamming

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June 10, 2012

Altering the meaning of a target’s messaging or brand; packaging critical messages as highly contagious media viruses.

Theory: Intellectuals and power

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May 23, 2012

Intellectuals should use their specialized knowledge to expose the machinations of power, utilize their position in institutions to amplify the voices of people struggling against oppression, and work tirelessly to reveal the ways that they themselves are agents of power.

Theory: Expressive and instrumental actions

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May 23, 2012

Political action tends to be driven by one of two different motivations: expressing an identity, and winning concrete changes. It’s important to know the difference, and to strike a balance between the two.

Theory: Commodity fetishism

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May 21, 2012

There is nothing natural or inevitable about money, debt, property rights, or markets; they are symbolic systems that derive their efficacy from collective belief. Activists should inspire radical hope by exposing the mutability of these social relationships.