Shut It Down

Stories from a Fierce, Loving Resistance

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A veteran activist's guide to direct action and strategic civil disobedience as the most radical and rapid means to social change

For decades, Lisa Fithian’s work as an advocate for civil...

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“I want to share my experiences with organizers, dreamers, protectors, and everyday people who know that what’s happening in their community, school, workplace, or world just ain’t right, and have...

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"Direct action—to physically "shut it down"—is her calling. . . . You don't go to Fithian when you want to carry a placard. You go to her when you want to make sure there are enough bolt cutters to...

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