Tag: defensive tactics

Defensive Black Bloc Tactics

by Shawn Fleek ‘De-arrest‘ – Street tactic used by marchers and protesters who directly engage with police to assist in the escape of individuals who are in the process of being arrested. When a participant is apprehended by authorities, one or more people will rush the officer an attempt to either confuse them or pull…

The False History and Misunderstanding of “Non-Violence”

by Adam Rothstein Recently, the Portland Occupier published an article entitled ā€œNonviolence Still Wins the Public,ā€ that included a historical list of non-violent protests, intending to highlight how the peacefulness of protesters, especially in the face of violent persecution, won the day for various social movements. This was a very selective history that borders on…