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Protests & Demonstrations
Small (29KB) PDF file describing your rights to public free speech and what to avoid. For more visit their site at https://www.aclu.org/
Know Your Rights Wallet Cards
Printable wallet-sized cards that give you a quick reference to your rights in the USA.
The Checklist For Ending Tyranny
Today the most deadly conflicts in the world are not between states but rather within them, pitting tyrants against the populations they oppress. It is widely believed that these oppressed populations have two choices: acquiesce to tyranny in hopes that it will evolve to something milder or launch a violent insurrection to gain freedom. This limited view is refuted by the fact that civil resistance campaigns (sometimes referred to as “people power” movements or nonviolent conflicts) have occurred far more frequently than generally realized. 167 KB PDF.
Canvas Core Cirriculum:
A Guide For Effective Non-Violent Struggle
The authors combine classic insights about nonviolent conflict with new ideas based on recent experience. The result is a synthesis that pushes the limits of what we thought nonviolent strategies were capable of achieving. The material covered includes time-tested analyses of power, different methods of nonviolent action, and ways to create a strategic plan for developing and mobilizing a movement. 7.2 MB PDF.
Handbook For Non-Violent Campaigns
In this handbook, our working definition of nonviolence is based on a desire to end all violence — be it physical violence or what’s been called ‘structural violence’ and ‘cultural violence’ without committing further violence. This handbook was written by people from around the world with a range of perspectives on the subject. 2.9 MB PDF.
Organizing Principles For [Washington] DC
As the nation’s capital, Washington D.C. is a lightning rod for national organizing. But it is also home to 650,000 people, including a thriving local movement of committed activists, organizers and community members struggling with issues on a local level. Often there is a great divide in D.C. between local and national groups, even though we are working on the same issues, run up against similar challenges, and often have similar goals. Often there are class and racial divides between local and national organizers, adding to the power dynamics and complicated relationships.
Protest Toolkit: For Single-Payer Health Care
1.1MB PDF file created by the Chicago Single-Payer Action Network.
10 Reasons To Oppose Water Privatization
120MB PDF file
Knoxville's Urban Agriculture Code
1.7MB PDF file
Helping The Mentally Ill In Prison - ReThink
440KB PDF file describing the help for the menatlly ill in America's prisons.
The Economics Of A Living Wage
52KB PDF file with good rebuttal of common arguments for keeping America's workforce in poverty.
Best & Worst States For Women
Rankings and methodology included in this small 190kB PDF file.
Organizing Voter Registration - JSA
Let the Junior State of America show you how to organize voter registration events.
What To Expect When Healing [starting the Macrobiotic Diet] - PDF download
A manual on what changes to expect when starting the Macrobiotic Diet. 104 KB PDF.
Beginning Yoga 101
Simple routine including Salute To The Sun. 2.7 MB PDF.
Yoga Postures Step-By-Step
Detailed instructions to several asana from beginner to intermediate. 700 KB PDF.
Simplified Tai Chi Chuan
Great instruction on 24-posture Yang-style taijiquan along with martial applications. Heavily illustrated. 5.6 MB PDF.
The Tai Chi Handbook
Covers all aspects of Tai Chi from theoretical through Yang style practice. Beautifully and practically illustrated. 14 MB PDF
The Way Of Energy (Qigong)
Well illustrated guide to fundamental Qigong movements and principles. 11.5 MB PDF
Guide To Qigong
This guide by Tai Chi Nation presents many Qigong exercises with full explanations. 5 MB PDF.
Energy Conservation. 2.5 MB PDF.
Energy Conservation Handbook
Thorough presentation of energy audits and alternatives. 4.1 MB PDF