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Activism

efforts to promote, impede, or direct social, political, religious, economic, or environmental change, or stasis
(Redirected from Political activist)

Activism is action to make a change, or stop a change, in society. It can be trying to make a government change its laws, or trying to make people change what they do. There are many forms of activism. Activism is most associated with protests.

When activism is linked to art, the action, in street art is called artivism. Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei is a typical example.