” … an informative and inspiring how-to handbook of direct, confrontational social activism … “Dennis Hiebert, Geez magazine
[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
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!
The Beautiful Trouble team is currently looking for two new interns to step into the giant shoes of our first set of heroic masters-of-keeping-things-humming interns (Beautiful Trouble interns don’t stay interns for long, you see, usually moving on to find fame and riches, so we’re constantly on the lookout for …Continue Reading
Dear Beautiful Troublemakers: We have two brief and somewhat contradictory bits of news for you. 1) The book is launched. 2) The book is not yet printed.
Whoa. Our launch party is blowing up on the internet like a…nonviolent glitter bomb. Thanks to everyone who came out and made this thing such a crazy success. And if you missed it, here’s what you missed: Now that’s some nice brass. And hey — have photos? We want to …Continue Reading
After a whole lotta work from a whole lotta people, we finally have a book – a beautiful and very useful book – and now it’s time to party. Our launch party is April 5th at PowerHouse arena in DUMBO. Come celebrate Beautiful Trouble with music, booze, Yes Men, Billionaires, and …Continue Reading
Beautiful Trouble is off to the printer! Copies are being bound as you read these very words, and we couldn’t be happier with how it turned out. Meanwhile, more trouble is in the works. As you may already know, the 99% Spring (http://the99spring.com) is holding a massive nationwide training weekend …Continue Reading
The Beautiful Trouble manuscript is complete, and we’re pretty excited about how well it turned out! In less than a year, Beautiful Trouble evolved from a fever dream shared by a core team of three wild-eyed troublemakers to a set of 140 interlocking principles, tactics, theories and case studies contributed …Continue Reading