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06-21-16  From activist to radical

06-21-16 From activist to radical

Some activists proudly refer to themselves as 'radicals'. But “radicalized” has become the term to describe how people turn passive discontent with the government into violent action. It’s been used to describe the motivation behind the shooting attack on a nightclub in Orlando, the attempts by men from Minnesota to join the terror group ISIS, and the occupation of a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon by a group of land owners. But what really is radicalization and how do Native American activists react to increasing scrutiny--and consequences--of their actions? It’s normal to have a healthy skepticism towards elected officials or governmental policy, Where do you draw the line?