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Civil Disobedience in Modern Times

Summary: Electronic Civil Disobedience is the newest form of civil disobedience, and it is one of many Electronic Civil Disobedience campaigns, otherwise called "Hacktivism."
In Santa Monica, California, ten people were arrested for acting in an organized demonstration in support of striking grocery workers. Other actions like this were taking place in Los Angeles. (LAIM, 2004)

The changes from historical Civil Disobedience up until now are very apparent. In the 1930's, unions were strong, and encouraged their members to stick together. If one was arrested, all were arrested. This time, union officials urged their strikers not to follow police and not to interfere with police action.

Concerns for the direction of Civil Disobedience are wide spread today. The biggest? Civil disobedience is not as "civil" or ethical as it used to be. There is a lack of togetherness and concern for all, and just concern for self involved - no consideration of honoring agreements or others.

Modern Acts of Civil Disobedience

An interfaith movement called Soulforce, which is dedicated to ending religious violence...

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