Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Beautiful Trouble: A Toolbox for Revolution Paperback – December 13, 2016 by Andrew Boyd and Dave Oswald Mitchell (Or Books)
A treasure trove of simple techniques activists can use to change the world. Succinct analysis of many, mostly highly successful, political actions; whether they were successful, how they worked or didn't, and why. It's a book that says, Yes! Try this at home. Try this with your friends, your community or college organization. Change the world, what are you waiting for.
"Elegant and incendiary." —Naomi Klein. Beautiful Trouble brings together dozens of seasoned artists and activists from around the world to distill their best practices into a toolbox for creative action. Sophisticated enough for veteran activists, accessible enough for newbies, this compendium of troublemaking wisdom is a must-have for aspiring changemakers. Showcasing the synergies between artistic imagination and shrewd political strategy, Beautiful Trouble is for everyone who longs for a more beautiful, more just, more livable world – and wants to know how to get there.