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for questions about claims based on activism, the action of campaigning in support of change, and activists.

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Is activist Shaun King's biological father African-American?

This one is kind of messy. There is a pretty popular activist named Shaun King who is prominent in the Black Lives Matter movement, among other things. He has claimed and continues to claim that he ...
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Did BBC ignore 50,000 people protesting against austerity?

I saw this on Facebook today: 50,000 people in London protest austerity outside the BBC. BBC completely ignores them. Facebook indicates that the meme was posted on June 22, 2014. The ...
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Do internet-based petitions to foreign governments have an influence? [closed]

Many organizations list international petitions as a way to influence decisions by governments. Amnesty International's German site explicitly states that such "urgent actions" are an effective way to ...