Starhawk @ Occupy Oakland Nonviolence vs Diversity of Tactics – Civil Disobedience


The video from this event is online, in case any one missed it and wants to catch up, see the list of videos of the individual speakers below, and a link to a video of the whole event near the bottom. There is also a link to an article by Noam Chomsky on the question of violence & social movements.
“Diversity of Tactics vs. Nonviolent Strategies for the Occupy Movement. How will the Walls Come Tumbling Down?”
Danny Colligan Dec 20 09:07PM -0800
This is video from an event featuring a discussion with Occupy Oakland
activists, et al:
“Diversity of Tactics vs. Nonviolent Strategies for the Occupy
Movement. How will the Walls Come Tumbling Down?”
Featuring (links are to under 10 minute talks from each respective person):
– Josh Shepherd, IVAW and Navy veteran and activist

– Kazu Haga, trainer of Kingian Nonviolence, Communities United for
Restorative Youth Justice

– Matthew Edwards, organizer, conscientious objector, PhD student in
the history of consciousness

– Melissa Merin, human rights activist, teacher and organizer

– Paolo, organizer and Occupy Oakland participant

– Rev. Phil Lawson, Methodist minister, justice advocate and civil
rights activist

– Sean O’Brien, organizer, The Holdout, UA in the Bay, environmental
organizing and DASW

– Starhawk, global justice activist, global trainer, and organizer,
and award-winning author of 12 books.

Whole Thing (the above links contain video shot before 1:03:00 into the event):
http://www.livestream.com/ppwn/video…
More food for thought on this subject
http://chomsky.info/debates/19671215.htm

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