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9,045. In 1862 [Charles] Kingsley wrote the book he’s most famous for – The Water Babies ... He campaigned for improved sanitation and against the pollution of rivers. (Children & England & Campaign & Pollution & Philanthropy & Great Britain) Ian Hislop’s Age of the Do-Gooders II: Suffer the Little Children
6,172. My next fight would not be measured in rounds, but throughout a lifetime. It would sustain and fulfil me longer than anything in the cage could. My opponent, my fight, would be against the slipping aspects of American society. (Society & Fight & Campaign & Solidarity & United States of America) Cameron Conaway, Caged: Memoirs of a Cage-Fighting Poet
66,016. Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world: indeed, it is the only thing that ever has. Margaret Mead
66,017. There are many elements to a campaign. Leadership is number one. Everything else is number two. (Campaign & Leader) Bertolt Brecht
66,018. Even in the 1950s, President Eisenhower was concerned about what he called a campaign of hatred of the US in the Arab world, because of the perception on the Arab street that it supported harsh and oppressive regimes to take their oil. Noam Chomsky
66,019. You have to try to build support around causes. It is uniting to campaign on a single issue, and it is never just a single issue; it's always more than that. (Campaign & Cause) Tony Benn
66,020. The hardest thing about any political campaign is how to win without proving that you are unworthy of winning. Adlai E Stevenson
66,021. If you’re sick and tired of the politics of cynicism and polls and principles, come and join this campaign. George W Bush
66,022. I don’t make any apologies for what I do on the campaign trail. George W Bush
66,023. Do not run a campaign that would embarrass your mother. Robert C Byrd
97,487. Blair and New Labour thrive on pessimism … The antidote to pessimism is the understanding that we do make a difference. Blair didn’t scrap the Poll Tax – we did. New Labour didn’t end apartheid – we did. What keeps campaigners going is not a naïve faith that one sugary day we can make the world a better place, but the knowledge that defying authority already makes the world a better place. (Activism & Campaign & Solidarity & Pessimism & Labour Party) Mark Steel, Reasons to be Cheerful
130,777. When our campaign begins, the country will be divided into distinct areas … Please understand what I’m offering you as we go forward, Mr Shelby … Power. Like plugging into the mains. A lighthouse beam. (Gangstas: UK & Campaign) Peaky Blinders s5e5: The Shock, Mosley
50,869. When the Covid vaccine was announced, it promised freedom from lockdowns, economic catastrophe and relatives dying. Who wouldn’t jump at that? Many, it turns out. A powerful movement is exploiting our fears, persuading some to believe the vaccine is designed to control or even kill us. (Covid-19 & Vaccine & Dissent & Campaign & Conspiracy) The Anti-Vax Conspiracy, Channel 4 2021
50,806. The antivaxxers: one of the UK movement’s chief crusaders is Jeremy Corbin’s elder brother Piers. At the movement’s heart is the core belief that politicians and profit-hungry drug companies exaggerate the dangers of Coronavirus. Even that the pandemic is a lie. It can be a seductive message. In the height of the third lockdown, thousands of people gather closely to denounce the vaccine and rage against the rules. The Global antivax movement is bigger, more organised and better funded than ever before. (Covid-19 & Vaccine & Dissent & Great Britain & Campaign & Conspiracy) ibid.
54,452. In the UK 90% of people are for vaccinations, far more than other countries. (Covid-19 & Vaccine & Dissent & & Campaign & Conspiracy) ibid.
54,456. In America one in three people say they don’t want to be vaccinated. (Covid-19 & Vaccine & Dissent & Campaign & Conspiracy) ibid.