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View Diary: Reflecting on New York RNC Arrest (22 comments)

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  •  I'd go so far as to... (10+ / 0-)

    ...suggest that if you need medication at specific times, maybe getting arrested isn't the best idea.  There are equally important roles one can play that don't involve being arrested -- the civil disobedience models I've seen usually include at least one activist "outside" for each one risking arrest, and often two to one or more.

    •  Being prepared to be arrested is a good idea (0+ / 0-)

      At larger protests the police rarely respect the wishes of participants in regards to who wants to be arrested. They often round up legal observers and press people as well as protesters. So preparing to be arrested is a good idea, even if yu don't plan on being arrested.

      No War but Class War

      by AoT on Sat Jul 19, 2014 at 08:37:27 AM PDT

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