An Action a Day: Keeps Global Capitalism Away

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Between The Lines, 2004 - Education - 131 pages
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"An Action A Day Keeps Global Capitalism Away," according to Mike Hudema, describing his action guide for the 21st century. This lively, challenging, and decidedly fun book is designed for activists and concerned citizens who want to change the world. Hudema introduces readers to a variety of issues, including social action, organizing, theatrical action, civil disobedience, and using the media.The book contains fifty-two tried and tested actions, one for every week. Each action includes a rationale--what you need to pull it off, and examples of where it could be used. From Radical Cheerleading, to Fishing in the Sewers, and Gas Mask Car Shopping, there's something for everybody.
 

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Contents

Preface
Introduction
Things to Think about and Discuss before Taking Action
1 Radical Cheerleading
2 Radiohead
3 SidewalkChalking
4 Soapboxing
5 What Will You Work For?
28 PuppetMaking
29 SameSex Kissing Booth
30 Bring Your Own Security
31 Earboy
32 Media Hoax
33 Candlelight Vigil
34 PlantlnGuerrilla Gardening
35 War of the Corporations Radio Play

6 Corporate Welfare
7 The Buddha Walk
8 Critical Mass
9 Reclaim the Streets
10 Information Booth
11 Voicing Homelessness
12 Fishing in the Sewers
13 Gas Mask CarShopping
14 Radioactive GarbagePicking
15 Corporate Aid Concert
16 Giant Cheques
17 Watching TV?
18 Alarm Clock WakeUp
19 Time for a Funeral
20 DieIn or SleepIn
21 Billboard Liberation
22 Stop Sign Reclamation
23 Out of Order
24 TentIn
25 TShirtMaking Ask Me about East Timor
26 Mock Protests
27 PieSlinging
36 Wrestling Match
37 The Power of Song
38 Mural Painting by Number
39 Garden Car
40 Singing Trees
41 Corporate Whore
42 Lobbying
43 LetterWriting Petitions and Writing Ladders
44 Create a Zine
45 Boxes of Apathy
46 Free Stores
47 Corporate Crime Fighters
48 Boycotts
49 Edible Ballots
50 Mock Awards
51 Occupations
52 Blockades
Ten Commandments for Changing the World by Angela Bischoff and Tooker Gomberg
Additional Resources
Field Notes
Copyright

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About the author (2004)

Mike Hudema is an activist, an actor, and a member of the Edible Ballot Society. He currently lives in San Francisco.

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