David Solnit

David Solnit is the North American Arts Organizer for 350.org and is the co-author of The Battle of the Story of the Battle of Seattle.

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Tuesday, January 31, 2017
How Do We Stop Trump and Win Gains in Justice and Equality?
As mass demonstrations against President Donald Trump's Muslim ban rocked airports across the United States last weekend and after a week of mass demonstrations against Trump's memo pushing for the Dakota Access and Keystone Pipelines, I asked George Lakey, an author and organizer with six decades...
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Thursday, April 28, 2016
Using the “Public Trust” to Frame “Break Free From Fossil Fuels” Actions
Thousands of us in the climate movement will engage in civil disobedience for “Break Free from Fossil Fuels” and other climate actions. We may be arrested and face legal consequences. What if we defined ourselves – to the movement, the public, and the courts – not as law-breakers but as law-...
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Tuesday, December 03, 2013
Seattle WTO Collapsed 14 Years Ago: Lessons For Today
December 3, 2013 – Today government officials and corporate lobbyists will meet for the 9th World Trade Organization (WTO) Ministerial.
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Friday, December 09, 2011
Seattle WTO Shutdown ’99 to Occupy: Organizing to Win 12 Years Later
It’s 3 a.m. on Nov. 30 in San Francisco. Riot cops just raided Occupy Philly and Occupy Los Angeles tonight and the live streams are running on my laptop. We are preparing for a possible raid of Occupy San Francisco tonight or tomorrow. I’m talking back and forth with other occupiers and labor, community and faith allies, deciding whether to call for a mass mobilization tonight and to prepare for mass civil disobedience.
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