Stories by Dana R. Fisher

Dana R. Fisher is assistant professor of sociology at Columbia University, and author of Activism, Inc.: How the Outsourcing of Grassroots Campaigns Is Strangling Progressive Politics in America. subscribe to Dana R. Fisher's feed

Posted on: Sep 18, 2006, Source: The American Prospect

Progressive groups are outsourcing their grassroots canvassing to national organizations. What happens when paid employees replace committed activists?