It’s spring… and a young person’s thoughts turn towards disrupting and shutting down the whole damn system of oppression and ecological destruction:
What if Adbusters hadn’t made the call?
(All tactical briefings here)
It was Adbusters who made the now historic call to #OccupyWallStreet on September 17th. It was also Adbusters who provided the highly controversial “What Is Our One Demand?” framing. We had our demands: Get money out of politics, break up the Federal Reserve and big banks, prosecute the banksters and tell Ben Bernanke to step down. However, it was Adbusters’ invitation for people to come and air their own grievances and demands that played a significant role in bringing people out.
Adbusters also had a core group of committed people…
…throughout the world who had admired and respected their work for years that were poised and ready to heed their call. I have been an avid reader of Adbusters since they put out their first issue.
They’ve been fighting a media war since 1989, inspired by Situationist theories and tactics…"
A Situationist Perspective On The Psychology Of Evil: Understanding How Good People Are Transformed Into Perpetrators, Philip G. Zimbardo
Situationist International Anthology, Revised and Expanded Edition, Bureau of Public Secrets
Wikipedia, Guy Debord, founding member of Situationist International
If they outlaw black masks… snigger… Become The “Tighty-whitey Bloc”! Tactics… For the 21st century 12 Inspired Actions to Outsmart Repressive Situations and Laws, Amador Fernández-Savater & Leónidas Martín translated from Spanish at El Pais by Guerrilla Translation!(Exporters of fine interlinguistic memes)