Monthly Archives: February 2011

Resisting, avoiding and adapting to police tactics

An excellent guide to public order situations – vital reading: http://www.schnews.org.uk/diyguide/guidetopublicordersituations.htm Also, http://www.reddit.com/comments/e6qcb/how_do_you_resist_police_kettling_tactics/ which contains the great suggestion that “Temporary stationary demonstrations which are disruptive but disperse the moment the cops arrive confound police organisation.” Also, the general suggestion that … Continue reading

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Monkeywrenching

This book, “Ecodefense: A Field Guide to Monkeywrenching” (7.2MB) is specifically aimed at those committing sabotage in defense of the environment. It is somewhat old, and US-biased. However, it contains vast amounts of useful information for anyone considering taking direct … Continue reading

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Plan B

“Lester Brown tells us how to build a more just world and save the planet … in a practical, straightforward way. We should all heed his advice.” – President Bill Clinton “A great book about ways to improve the environment … Continue reading

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Sukey (take the kettle off)

“Fleeing riot police on foot? There’s an app for that …” From their website, sukey.org: Sukey is our name for a set of applications designed to keep you protected and informed during protests. When you see something interesting, you tell … Continue reading

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Managing your shit

Whether stuck in a kettle for 10 hours, or occupying Hyde Park for the weekend, cramming (hopefully!) over 100,000 people into the streets and parks of London is going to require toilets. Remember, some people were stuck in Tahrir Square … Continue reading

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How Nonviolence Protects the State

Shamelessly copied from Wikipedia: In “How Nonviolence Protects the State” Gelderloos sets out to “[debunk] the notion that non-violent activism is the only acceptable and effective method of struggle.” A 111-page book, in either booklet format (1.2MB, good for printing … Continue reading

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Bodyhammer: Tactics and self-defense for the modern protester

This is a short (23 page) booklet which I think is very worth a read. Bodyhammer: Tactics and self-defense for the modern protester Introduction Technology has changed the street protest. In centuries past, a mass of people wishing to express … Continue reading

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