subversive political action

subversive political action

A planned series of activities designed to accomplish political objectives by influencing, dominating, or displacing individuals or groups who are so placed as to affect the decisions and actions of another government.
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Like any such attempt to performatively spite liberals, turning the possession of straws into a subversive political action here is part goofy joke, part sincere expression of conviction, and part attempt to inflame the passions of the fishing-trip-avatar-dads who make up their audience, but most importantly a finger in the eye of the Left.
Conrad's somatic poetry exercises--themselves hardly revolutionary--the poem invokes the well-worn assumption that poetry-as-performance constitutes a form of subversive political action. Another relatively easy attempt at provocation is the collection's multiple see-through pages.