My new book on activism has now been published

By Symon Hill
April 17, 2013

My new book, Digital Revolutions: Activism in the internet age, has now been published by New Internationalist.

The book looks at recent global movements – including Occupy, the Slutwalks, the Arab Spring, Uncut and the Indignados – along with other cases of recent activism such as the Spartacus Report, Pussy Riot and Boycott Workfare. As well as exploring these movements more generally, my book asks particular questions about the role of the internet. The focus is on interviews with activists and stories of campaigns more than on outside analyses.

The book is £9.99 and is stocked by a number of bookshops; it’s in several branches of Waterstone’s. You can buy it online from the publisher – £9.99 for the paperback and only £3.99 for the e-book (see

If you’re looking for a discount on the paperback – you can get one without supporting the tax-dodgers at Amazon! You can buy it for £7.49 from Word Power Books, an independent online bookseller (see, or £7.99 from the Guardian bookshop (

If you read the book, it would be great to hear your thoughts. You can email me at or leave your comments on my website at


(c) Symon Hill is an Ekklesia associate and a founding member of Christianity Uncut. His first book, The No-Nonsense Guide to Religion, explored religion in its social and political context.

For links to more of Symon's writing, please visit

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