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How the book launch went down & why you don’t yet have a copy of BT in your hands (but will soon!)

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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.

Our launch party is famous!

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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

…and now it’s time to party

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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!

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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 ( is holding a massive nationwide training weekend   …Continue Reading

Manuscript submitted to our publisher

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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