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Beautiful Trouble - Pocket Edition
A Toolbox for Revolution

Boyd, Andrew; Mitchell, Dave Oswald (eds.)
http://beautifultrouble.org/

Publisher:  Between the Lines, Canada
Year Published:  2014  
Pages:  138pp   ISBN:  978-1-77113-160-5
Library of Congress Number:  HN18.3.B42 2014   Dewey:  303.48'4
Resource Type:  Book

Ideas for organizers.

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Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION

TACTICS

1. Creative disruption / Mancias
2. Debt strike / Jaffe & Skomarovsky
3. Direct action / Russell
4. Electoral guerrilla theatre / Bogad
5. Flash mob / D. Mitchell & Boyd
6. General strike / Lerner
7. Guerrilla projection / Corbin & Read
8. Hoax / Bonanno
9. Invisible theatre / T. Mitchell
10. Mass street action / Sellers & Boyd
11. Occupation / Russell & Gupta
12. Prefigurative intervention / Boyd
13. Strategic nonviolence / Starhawk & ACT

PRINCIPLES

14. Anger works best when you have the moral high ground / Russell
15. Challenge patriarchy as you organize / Walia
16. Choose tactics that support your strategy / Fine
17. Do the media's work for them / Bichlbaum
18. If protests is made illegal, make daily life a protest / Bloch
19. Maintain nonviolent discipline / Schneider
20. Make the invisible visible / Bloch
21. Play to the audience that isn't there / Bichlbaum & Boyd
22. Put your target in a decision dilemma / Boyd & Russell
23. Shift the spectrum of allies / Russell
24. Show, don't tell / Canning. Reinsborough &Buckland
25. Simple rules can have grand results / Boyd
26. Stay on message / Alario
27. Take leadership from the most impacted / Russell
28. Think narratively / Canning & Reinsborough
29. Turn the tables / Read
30. Use the Jedi mind trick / Corbin
31. We are all leaders / Smucker

THEORIES

32. Action logic / Boyd & Russell
33. Anti-oppression / Fithian & D. Mitchell
34. Ethical spectacle / Duncombe
35. Expressive and instrumental actions / Smucker, Russell & Malitz
36. Memes / Reinsborough & Canning
37. Pillars of support / Stoner
38. Points of intervention / Rreinsborough & Canning
39. Political identity paradox / Smucker
40. The propaganda model / Enoch
41. Temporary Autonomous Zone (TAZ) / Jordan


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