From the Stanford University Press blog, I guess, is a review of Dana R. Fisher’s Activism, Inc. How the Outaourcing of Grassroots Campaigns is Strangling Progressive Politics in Americahttp://www.sup.org/books/title/?id=8743
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A quote from one of the reviews:
From a strategic point of view, Dr. Fisher argues that progressive and Democratic decision-makers need to realize that they need to establish deeper connections in local communities in order to effectively mobilize them and that relying simply of the Man and the Message without fully engaging the Members increases the likelihood that Republicans and conservatives will continue to win more elections than they really should.
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