fix articles 6023, direct action network
We Can Do This: Direct Action against Global Capitalism and US Imperialism (tags)
Ingrid Chapman has been involved in direct action organizing for the past 4 years. At 23, she has helped pull off successful mass actions, worked with thousands of activists around the country and bases her work in the question, "How do we build broad based movements capable of challenging global capitalism and US imperialism?" While it is easy to get depressed about the state of the world these days, those in power would also like us to forget that the largest anti-war movement in history was mobilized this past year and that global movements for justice are standing up against capitalism. Ingrid Chapman is one of the many younger generation radicals developing visionary politics and strategic practice to build our movements.
SHERMAN AUSTIN SENTENCED TO ONE YEAR IN FEDERAL PRISON (tags)
RAISETHEFIST.COM IN NEED OF NEW HOST! (tags)
Absurd Responses vs. Earnest Politics; Global Justice vs. Anti-War Movements; Guerilla The (tags)
The Bush Administration is drawing the United States and the world ever closer to a state of permanent military engagement, So what do we do?” the front of the card asked. The back explained: “Throw a party!!! Activism doesn’t have to mean droning speeches, dull chants, and tired slogans. To sustain the growing movement over the long haul, we need humor, theater, music, flamboyance, irony, and fun.”
Direct Democracy and the Global Justice Movement (tags)
People often ask what the so-called "anti-globalization" movement is actually for. The usual response is that we're for a lot of things, ranging from ecological sustainability to racial equality; but if there's one theme at the very center of the movement, which really sets it apart from social movements that have come before, it's its dedication to direct democracy.
OCTOBER ANTI-IMPERIALIST MOBALIZATION DENVER! POST- DC (tags)
it started in denver. it will end in denver.
Police Surround Convergence Center (tags)
Police occupy area surrounding D2K convergence center on Wed. night
Kevin Rudinger, Direct Action Network (tags)
MP3 file of interview with Kevin Rudinger of Direct Action Network explains why a broad coalition of groups is protesting against the Democrats and how nonviolent civil disobedience is being used to affect social change. (7:30 min.)
Police Converge on Convergence Center (tags)
A minor incident brings 120 police to the Convergence Center,where they occupy the street for an hour.
Direct Action Network Trains Protesters (tags)
A good look at Rise Up LA and the Direct Action Network's protester training programs.
Police Intimidation Tactics Escalate (tags)
Police tactics during the first days of the convention.
Dan Trains Protesters (tags)
Rise Up LA and Direct Action Network [DAN] conducted multiple trainings of protesters in media savvy and non violent protests at their MacArthur Park Convergence Center last week in preparation for this week's protests. The Convergence also conducted community outreach to the surrounding, predominately working class, immigrant community, located about a mile east of Staples Center, site of the Democratic National Convention [DNC].
SLaM NAB (tags)
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Fwd:PhillyIMC what about the non activists? (tags)
Excerpt "Without hesitation, he said that he did not feel that demonstrations accomplish anything and that politicians, who make the decisions, respond to whoever gives them the most money. He further contended that the demonstrators had no business blocking traffic, that if they wanted to demonstrate, they should do it in a place where the demonstration would not disrupt peoples’ lives. "
City Agrees to Let Protesters Use Area Closer to Staples (tags)
Convention: Officials yield to pressure from a judge and the Democratic Party. But demonstrators say they won't be confined.