Nadine Bloch

Nadine Bloch is an innovative artist, nonviolent practitioner, political organizer, direct-action trainer, and puppetista, who combines the principles and strategies of nonviolent civil disobedience with creative use of the arts in cultural resistance and public protest. She has worked with diverse organizations, including Nonviolence International, Greenpeace, The Ruckus Society, The Labor Heritage Foundation, Health GAP, Housing Works and the Bread & Puppet Theater. Her work has been featured nationally and locally, in newspapers like The Washington Post and magazines from Ms. to Time. She is a contributor to the books Beautiful Trouble: A Toolbox for Revolution (2012, O/R Press) and We Are Many, Reflections on Movement Strategy from Occupation to Liberation (2012, AK Press).  

Articles by this author

A drawing of Barbara Rose Johns from the Morton Museum in Farmville, Va. (WNV/Morton Museum.) Views
Saturday, May 17, 2014
The Girl Who Sparked Brown v. Board of Education
Sixty years ago on May 17, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the 1896 ruling in Plessy v. Ferguson and declared separate was not equal for public schools and was therefore unconstitutional. While the decision in this case, Brown v. Board of Education , has received the most ink over the last six...
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Monday, July 15, 2013
Toshi the Organizer
Toshi Seeger, wife of folk singer and activist Pete Seeger, is gone. With her passing on July 9 has come a flurry of public accolades long overdue. Count me as part of that chorus, as we now feel free to sing out praises that she actively avoided or dismissed in her lifetime.
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Sunday, March 03, 2013
100 Years Later, Lessons From the Sufferin’ Suffragettes
One hundred years ago today was the watershed 1913 women’s suffrage march in Washington, D.C. Plus, Friday is International Women’s Day. It’s therefore the perfect moment to reflect on the strategies and tactics of several generations of amazing women.
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