Successful social movements do not always look to the police or state authorities for permission take action for justice. In the 1965 Civil Rights march from Selma to Montgomery, protesters were forbid to march on the first day across that bridge, yet they marched anyways.
"If you don't have a strategy, you are part of someone else's strategy” -Alvin Toffler in Beautiful Trouble
By Daniel Jubelirer -- Oakland, CA
Our first 24 hours here have been a blur of jet lag, cultural adjustments, crepes and chaos. As tens of thousands of people arrive to Paris just days before COP 21, I see many contradictions.