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Noun Concept
Categories: Protest tactics, Far-left politics, Activism by type, Industrial Workers of the World culture, Direct action
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direct action  Acción directa  Call to action  Direct-action  Direct actions
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A protest action by labor or minority groups to obtain their demands WordNet 3.0
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Direct action originated as a political activist term for economic and political acts in which the actors use their power to directly reach certain goals of interest; in contrast to those actions that appeal to others ; by, for example, revealing an existing problem, using physical violence, highlighting an alternative, or demonstrating a possible solution. Wikipedia
Action taken by a group intended to reveal an existing problem, highlight an alternative, or demonstrate a possible solution to a social issue Wikidata
A form of political activism in which participants act directly, ignoring established political procedures. It may take the form of strikes, workplace occupations, sabotage, sit-ins, squatting, revolutionary/guerrilla warfare, demonstrations, vandalism or graffiti. Wiktionary
Form of activism. Wiktionary (translation)