Finding Hope After Seattle
Rethinking Radical Activism and Building a Movement
Year Published: 2000
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX14016
Direct action, as many anarchists tend to define it, can be deeply exclusionary. While it undeniably empowers some mainly white and middle-class it disempowers others. Used as a central tactic of mass mobilizations, direct action can in fact implicitly assume a certain degree of privilege, with dire consequences.