As the anti-war movement struggles to reach more people with its message, some believe they may have found a new tactic: The Bicycle.
Long time critics of permit marches may be encouraged by this idea. Amongst anti-war activists there has been a long running debate on the visibility and effectiveness of permit marches. Some say the permit is needed to help create a safe space in which to protest. Others contend that the closure of streets surrounding the march isolates the demonstrators from the public they are trying reach. The answer to all this may be as simple as just attaching a sign to your bike and going for a ride.
Uploaded is an mp3 file of two interviews with some of the proponents of the No War Bike Ride idea. A No War Bike Ride is planned for Sunday, February 19th in Hollywood. See the link for details Valentine Day Peace and Love No War Bike Ride