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Strategy: Challenging the system

Tactics for protest movements
Last update: Feb 15, 2022

On this page you will find a list of tactics that are used by activists who want to challenge the system they live in. Also make sure to check out the tactics for changing our culture, building alternatives and working within institutions.

About this strategy

Even though their goal is to draw attention to and cause changes within the system, the main difference between these and institutional strategies is the level of problem they cause for those in power - they are much more disruptive. Sometimes they can cut supply of important goods and services or prevent institutions from acting the way they usually do. Media usually portray these movements as radical.

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