The Big Stories
When I was growing up I could have been considered a thug. The short of it, I was a teenage punk rocker, I was smart, and I hated authority. And the only thing I hated more than authority were Nazis.
As a story based strategist I spend a lot of time thinking about what images best advance narratives for campaigns and movements. But this exercise needs to be applied to the real world. I need to be connecting creative narrative campaign practices to real time conditions. This means thinking about how to move and image out and saturate the consciousness of my targeted audiences.
If we own and control our own political and economic resources and systems then we can hold whatever mechanisms for justice that we come up with accountable to us. We have to act – not because the system won’t change, but because that’s the only way to get the system to change.