Protest Inc.: The Corporatization of Activism

Protest Inc.: The Corporatization of Activism by Peter Dauvegne and Genevieve LeBaron

Protest Inc.: The Corporatization of Activism by Peter Dauvegne and Genevieve LeBaron

Protest Inc: The Corporatization of Activism offers a sober and dedicated look at the problems with activism in the modern world, delving deeply into principle and actuality alike. The writers unabashedly expose the hypocrisy and selfish interests of seemingly benign activist organizations, with the central thesis that corporations are sinking their claws into the very groups who once resisted them. These corporations, ranging from the oil and gas companies, to big pharma, to IKEA, are teaming up with seemingly innocent and altruistic causes—the Sierra Club, Alzheimer's Disease International, and WWF—and changing their agendas one step at a time to support the interests of big money.

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