Saturday, July 17, 2004

Protest tactics - taking unexpected spaces

One of the things that made the mass actions at the WTO meetings in Seattle, 1999, so successful was that the "powers that be" didn't expect the space to be taken that way. Now, they fully anticipate such actions at every summit, convention, etc., - so our effectiveness is much diminished from the heights of Seattle.

Maya Schenwar has written an article looking at ways to continue to put activism in unexpected places, and in unexpected ways.

Seen at AlterNet: WireTap: Lights, Camera, Action....
(Copied from my postings to the Wayground Blog.)

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