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Generating Momentum — Activist training with Beautiful Trouble

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  Generating Momentum with Beautiful Trouble by Dave Mitchell, co-editor and author of Beautiful Trouble “Our annual activist leadership training camp provided a copy of Beautiful Trouble to every participant this year, and it instantly became an invaluable (and favorite!) training resource. Used as a reference point in many workshops,   …Continue Reading


Holiday sale–20% off Beautiful Trouble

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  Dear Beautiful Trouble supporters, This holiday season be like Santa and give the gift of Beautiful Trouble to your favorite troublemaker. From now until midnight December 21st you can order a copy of Beautiful Trouble for just $20 — that’s 20% off the list price of $25. Or, you can order   …Continue Reading


BT invited along on 350.org’s “Do the Math” tour

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Not only did Bill McKibben and Naomi Klein star in the “Do the Math” tour — 350.org’s national tour of US this fall to organize campuses to divest from the fossil fuel industry — but so did Beautiful Trouble. Every progressive with a laser printer or a t-shirt shop wanted to   …Continue Reading


Martha Stewart’s Whole Living Daily inspired by Beautiful Trouble!

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Whole Living Daily, a subsidiary of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, talks with Beautiful Trouble’s co-editor and author Andrew Boyd to describe how to temporarily take over a parking space and create your own mini-park (see parkingday.org for some inspiring examples). Highlighted BT tactics and principles include “Direct action“, “Use the   …Continue Reading


2 launch events in Calgary this week!

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Troublemakers, join contributing author Yutaka Dirks at two events this week to celebrate the Calgary launch of Beautiful Trouble! Toronto-based tenant organizer, social justice activist and Beautiful Trouble contributor Yutaka Dirks who will present the new activist toolkit – Beautiful Trouble – and some of its key ideas, followed by an open   …Continue Reading


WPIRG Resource Centre launch with BT contributor Yutaka Dirks

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Join BT contributing author Yutaka Dirks in Kitchener, Ontario this Monday October 15th to celebrate the grand opening of the WPIRG Resource Centre. 8:00 – ?  Back room, Rum Runner Pub, 1 King Street West (Kitchener) RSVP at:  http://www.facebook.com/events/413612558694390/ WPIRG is home to a library of hundreds of radical books   …Continue Reading


Bringing Beautiful Trouble to Bangkok: A night of tactical artstorming

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Bringing Beautiful Trouble to Bangkok: A night of tactical artstorming By Emily Hong and Kriangsak Teerakowitkajorn On Friday nights once a month, artists, techies, and activists crowd into a small but lively space in the heart of Bangkok to debate some of Thailand’s hottest social issues. When the Reading Room   …Continue Reading


Beautiful Trouble European Tour this September!

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STREET PROTEST GETS SMART: ACTIVIST TOOLBOX TO TOUR EUROPE London, September 7 http://beautifultrouble.org/launchUK Berlin, September 13 http://beautifultrouble.org/launchBERLIN Copenhagen, September 15 http://beautifultrouble.org/launchDK Over the next couple of weeks we are teaming up with local Beautiful Trouble authors and partner organizations in London, Berlin, and Copenhagen to celebrate the long-awaited publication of Beautiful   …Continue Reading


Beautiful Trouble touring Canada in June…

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[Latest Press Release] STREET PROTEST GETS SMART: ACTIVIST TOOLBOX TO TOUR CANADA ‘BEAUTIFUL TROUBLE’ ASSEMBLES CREATIVE PROTEST TACTICS FROM YES MEN, OCCUPY & OTHERS FOR A NEW GENERATION OF ACTIVISTS CANADIAN LAUNCH EVENTS: Ottawa, June 18; Montreal, June 19; Toronto, June 23; Regina, June 27; Saskatoon, June 28 “THE CURRENT POLITICAL MOMENT   …Continue Reading


Beautiful Trouble launch events in Vancouver, Seattle, San Francisco and Edmonton. May 15, 16, 17 & 23.

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Over the next couple of weeks we are teaming up with local Beautiful Trouble authors and partner organizations in Vancouver, Seattle, San Francisco and Edmonton to celebrate the long-awaited publication of Beautiful Trouble. Please help us spread the word by forwarding the event details to your contacts in these cities!