How Presence Stopped a Riot

March 2, 2017/ Article

It was during the second presidential inauguration of George Bush.  We were a group of over 5,000 “protestors” named Turn Your Back on Bush.  When Bush’s motorcade would go by the huge parade of people, we would literally turn our backs – a symbolic action that gained international media attention. My role was to train the street teams that would help coordinate and give information to our participants.  Our training was

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