Tagged: protest

Protest Marshal Training

Video of protest marshal training by Jaime Bauer. Useful for protesters as well as volunteer marshals, know what your rights are and what to expect. Jamie draws on their long experience, including ACT-UP and...

Patricia Okoumou Climbs the Statue of Liberty July 4th

Patricia and Me

A few months ago I was spending my Wednesday evening as usual at the action committee of Rise and Resist, the New York City direct action group which I have spent so much time...

ACT-UP Zap Action Teach-In Outline

ACT UP was (and still is) a tremendously successful direct action group formed in 1987 to effect change in the response to the AIDS epidemic. Many of its members are still activists, and are...

You Can Beat the NRA

The National Rifle Association punches way above their weight. More than their direct contributions to politicians, they have a pool of committed single issue voters, and they are experts at turning them out. But...

Firsts in 2017

Since Trump was elected, I have dedicated my free time to opposing his regime. I have made new friends, expanded my horizons, learned to announce my preferred pronouns. After a year of struggle, I...

After the Election

Lying on my sofa at 9:30 pm on November 8th, I was watching election returns come in with a heavy heart. My son Ben came downstairs and saw numbers flash on the screen, and...