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Anarchism In Action: Methods, Tactics, Skills, and Ideas

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I have completed the final draft of the first edition of Anarchism In Action: Methods, Tactics, Skills, and Ideas. A book of practical organizing and activist information for anarchists and other radical anti-authoritarian activists.
 http://www.radio4all.org/aia/
[Feel free to forward to other lists that would find this information useful]

I have completed the final draft of the first edition of Anarchism In
Action: Methods, Tactics, Skills, and Ideas. A book of practical
organizing and activist information for anarchists and other radical
anti-authoritarian activists.

 http://www.radio4all.org/aia/

The final edition has many corrections and new additions and the web
version has been slightly organized for more convenient browsing. I have
also created a PDF of the book.

As always, I encourage you to copy, mirror, print out, but above all use
this information. What follows is the book's new table of contents:

Introduction

Forms of Decisionmaking and Organization

Direct Democracy
Consensus
Affinity Groups
Collectives
Federations and Networks

Communication: Getting the word out

Postering, Tabling, and Propaganda Distribution

Wheatpasting Made Fun and Simple
Tabling

Tips on Giving Speeches and Presentations

Traditional Alternative media

How To Start An Alternative Campus Newspaper
Doing Your Own Zine

Microradio

The Internet and Indymedia

Using Mailing Lists for Outreach and Organizing
Independent Media
Webcasting

Mainstream Press Relations

How to Write Effective Press Releases
Excerpts from "An activist guide to exploiting the Media"
Doing Radio Interviews

Organizing and Action

Types of Organizing

Community Organizing
Labor Organizing
Building Coalitions

Types of Actions

Protests/Public Order Situations
Strikes and Labor Actions

Le Tute Bianche, W.O.M.B.L.E.S., Black Blocs, and Police Confrontation

What is...?
Wombling tips
Group Movement Situations
Shield Wall Formations and Tactics

Monkeywrenching

Planning and Executing a Hit
The Nighttime Gardener (GE Crop Destruction)

Squatting as a Protest Tactic
Hunger Strikes

Street Parties and Street Theater

How to start a street party
Organizing Pageants and Parades
Design Ideas for Puppets
How to Build Stilts

Billboard Improvement
Jail Solidarity

Security, Protection, and Self-Defense

Security Practices and Security Culture

Excerpts from "COINTELPRO: The Danger We Face"
Choosing Your Friends Wisely for Illegal Activities
Mail Security
Warning Signs of Covert Eavesdropping or Bugging
Computer Security

Police Tactics and Your Legal Rights

Investigators' Dirty Tricks
Walking through a Grand Jury
Just say No to the FBI, RCMP and the Police

Legal Observers

Guidelines, Strategy and Tactics for Legal Observers
Effective Videotaping Techniques for Legal Observers

Action Reconnaissance and Scouting

Basic First Aid and Street Medics

Your First Aid Kit
CPR
Burn Emergencies
First Aid for Cuts, Scrapes, Puncture Wounds At A Glance
Treating Bruises
Treating Bone and Joint Injury
Treatment for Chemical Weapons Injuries
Street Medics

Physical Self-Defense

Anarchist Projects

Social Centers, Community Spaces, and Squats

From "Italy's Cultural Underground"
Community Gardens
The Squatter's Handbook
How to Squat a Building

Infoshops

Microradio Stations

Introduction and suggestions
Confronting the FCC and Defending Your Micropower Station From Being
Shut Down
What To Do when the FCC Knocks On Your Door

Mutual Aid Projects

Introduction and Mutual Aid Societies
Ithaca Health Fund
Child-minding Co-ops
How to Start a Community Kitchen
Free Bins

Tenant's Unions
Free Schools
IWW and IWA
Food Not Bombs
Homes Not Jails
Anti-Racist Action
Copwatch
ACT UP
Earth First!
Reclaim The Streets

Fundraising and Non-Profit Organizations

Fundraising Activities
Grant Proposal Writing and Foundation Funding
Starting an unincorporated association or non-profit

References and Recommended Reading

homepage: homepage: http://www.radio4all.org/aia/