KEY COMPONENTS OF SUCCESSFUL SOCIAL MOVEMENTS

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"For me, the most important lesson
[of the Freedom Movement] is that by respecting the fact that fellow activists could passionately disagree over strategy and tactics—yet remain allies—they strengthened SNCC and the Movement as a whole."
From Bruce Hartford's article in the current issue of Urban Habitat.
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Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Video and pictures from March 5th protest in Sacramento

FYI -- Strategic use of NVR = dramatization of injustice; getting the sympathy of a wider audience; getting more people to join; offering a variety of ways to participate in future actions.  (singing is better than chanting). 

Terrific slide show HERE by CCSF contigent!

 ABC videos -- several available at this site:


SF Chronicle article:
But unlike the basic "no cuts" message brought to the Capitol every March, education's 99 percent have a specific agenda this year. They want two measures to qualify for the statewide ballot in November: the so-called millionaires tax, an income tax hike on the state's highest earners; and Proposition 1522, an oil-extraction tax, both of which supporters say would raise billions of dollars for public education.

For the first time this year, the University of California gets less money from its diminishing state allocation than from students' tuition and fees, which have tripled to $13,218 in the last decade, not counting books or living expenses.
Tuition and fees at California State University have also tripled in that period, to more than $7,000.
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