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Carwil Bjork-James

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Debating Tactics: Remember to Ask, "What Works?"

[Shields protect and protest against police brutality, Occupy Oakland, October 2011. Photo by Soozarty1.]

Our tactical debates should solve protesters’ problems, instead of dividing movements. In the midst of Yet Another Tactical Debrief, this time on the recent Move-In-Day-turned-street-semi-battle-then-mass-arrest at Occupy Oakland, I ended up tossing out on Twitter a cluster of successful movement moments, some of which involved fighting back against cops—Stonewall, Cochabamba Water War, anti-apartheid defiance campaign, Tahrir Square 2011—and others of which involved a ...

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Carwil Bjork-James

 

Carwil Bjork-James is a researcher on and participant in social movements living in Brooklyn. His website can be found here.