Beautiful Rising, Dave Mitchell, Andrew Boyd, Juman Abujbara, Marcel Taminato
Dave Mitchell,Andrew Boyd,Juman Abujbara,Marcel Taminato

Beautiful Rising

«Beautiful Rising offers insights and lessons for creative resistance from across the Global South, making it a crucial resource for change-makers.»—Archbishop Desmond Tutu
“Beyond a brilliantly innovative toolkit for making social change, you will find here a 'deep structure' of activist patterns and principles that can unite millions in creating a new world beyond capitalist sociopathy and strong man despotism. Read this optimistic book for hope in grim times. " —Charles Derber, professor of sociology at Boston College and author of Welcome to the Revolution: Universalizing Resistance for Social Justice and Democracy in Perilous Times

Based on face-to-face jam sessions held in Yangon, Amman, Harare, Dhaka, Kampala and Oaxaca, Beautiful Rising includes stories of the Ugandan organizers who smuggled two yellow-painted pigs into parliament to protest corruption; the Burmese students' 360-mile long march against undemocratic and overly centralized education reforms; the Lebanese “honk at parliament” campaign against politicians who had clung to power long after their term had expired; and much more.
Now, in one remarkable book, you can find the collective wisdom of more than a hundred grassroots organizers from five continents. It's everything you need for a DIY uprising of your own.
269 printed pages
Original publication
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