Tag Archives: disruption

Civility and its discontents

Sarah Huckabee Sanders, the White House Press Secretary, probably made the right call in leaving the Red Hen restaurant during the appetizer course. When the owner of a restaurant tells you that the staff doesn’t want to feed you–regardless of … Continue reading

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Varieties of disruption: business defections

Protest can exercise influence by disrupting the usual politics of the moment, and there are lots of ways to create disruptions, and different people have vastly different opportunities. Large demonstrations are one way to show strength, but you need to … Continue reading

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Code Pink again!

Somehow Code Pink activists got back on the floor of the Republican National Convention during Mitt Romney’s acceptance speech.  After two activists, very briefly, heckled Paul Ryan on the previous night, it’s surprising that anyone without genuine credentials could get … Continue reading

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