[By Austin, Eva, And Jenny]
Guerrilla activism is a form of culture jamming that empowers individuals, allowing marginalized voices to be heard, giving them a temporary platform to speak, and in turn empowers the collective with knowledge.
Ian Murphy is one individual who has helped inform the public and make them increasingly aware about America’s corrupt political ties to corporations, and particularly about the loss of collective bargaining rights by unions. The Yes Men work in a similar way of informing society with false knowledge to spread awareness of an injustice to have society change it while encouraging others to join their network and do alike. W. Lance Bennett elaborates on these ideas in New Media Power: The Internet and Global Activism and elaborates on these groups calling them “Global Activist Networks.”
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