Submitted by danps on Sun, 02/19/2012 - 5:00pm
This was published with considerable feedback from several bloggers: DCblogger, affinis, lambert and okanogen. My sincere thanks to all of them for their help. Note: this post was updated shortly after publication.
When writing about violence at Occupy there seems to be a great deal of controversy over what the word itself means, so I'll lead this post with what I hope is an unobjectionable definition. Since it comes from Google (via) it may well be the most-read definition of violence in the English speaking world: Read below the fold...
Submitted by jcasey on Fri, 11/11/2011 - 3:41pm
Submitted by jcasey on Wed, 11/09/2011 - 2:46pm
This is an open letter from The Association of Community Trainers that speaks to, among other things, the "diversity of tactics" discussion that has been ongoing here at Corrente and throughout the Occupy movement. Here's a summary of the advantages of what they call "strategic non-violent direct action":
Strategic nonviolent direct action has powerful advantages: Read below the fold...