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The riot that wasn't

Graeber, David (2000) The riot that wasn't. In These Times, 24 (13). ISSN 0160-5992

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Hundreds of masked, black-clad anarchists adopted Gandhian tactics of nonviolent resistance during the IMF/World Bank protests in Washington, joining with other protesters in forming human chains blockading intersections, singing songs, playing musical instruments and greeting lines of heavily armed riot police with chants of "everything we do, we do because we love you." The news media, frustrated at the lack of images of violence and destruction, took vengeance in the only way they knew how: They declared the event a victory for the police.

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Additional Information: © 2000 In These Times and The Institute for Public Affairs
Divisions: Anthropology
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GN Anthropology
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
H Social Sciences > HX Socialism. Communism. Anarchism
Date Deposited: 07 Oct 2013 10:25
Last Modified: 15 May 2024 23:49

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