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Beautiful Trouble is a crash course in the emerging field of carnivalesque realpolitik, both elegant and incendiary.”

Naomi Klein, author of No Logo & The Shock Doctrine


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Beautiful Resistance in the Portuguese-speaking World

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This month, we’re celebrating the Portuguese edition of our Beautiful Trouble toolkit! In partnership with Brazil’s Escola de Ativismo, we’re hosting an online workshop for our Portuguese-speaking friends speaking truth to power, whether they be in Portugal, Brazil, Mozambique, Angola or anywhere else. (Scroll down for more information in English.)   …Continue Reading

Beautiful Trouble workshop takes over the streets (and airwaves) of Budapest

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Beautiful Trouble just completed our most ambitious training yet — and it was a smashing success! “One of the best trainings I’ve ever been to. A perfect coupling of art and activism.” T, from Slovakia. On the eve of a worldwide climate mobilization, and with the Polish coal lobby blocking   …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