Abolish the Activism-Industrial Complex

People are calling out The Activist, but sadly it’s an accurate portrayal of what “activism” has become these days.

Indian model-actress Priyanka Chopra at the Cannes Film Festival (Joan Hernandez Mir / CC-BY)

CBS just announced it would be coming out with an Apprentice-style competition reality show called “The Activist” in which six contestants will be paired up with celebrities like Usher and Priyanka Chopra…

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Justin Ward

Justin Ward

Journalist and activist. Founder and co-chair of DivestSPD. Bylines at SPLC, The Baffler, GEN, USA Today. Follow on Twitter: @justwardoctrine, @DivestSPD