2019-08-30 12:05:28

Shut It Down: Stories From a Fierce, Loving Resistance



GUEST: Lisa Fithian, long-time activist who has engaged in decades of civil disobedience, protest organizing, and more for social justice causes. Her new book is called Shut It Down: Stories From a Fierce, Loving Resistance.

BACKGROUND: Organizing over decades of social justice causes, legendary activist Lisa Fithian has been on the frontlines of nearly every major movement from the 1999 Battle in Seattle to Occupy Wall Street.

Now, in a new book called simply Shut It Down, Lisa Fithian shares the wisdom she has gathered, and the stories - often missed by the media - of how protest can stop illegitimate power in its tracks.

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