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David Solnit is an organizer, writer and puppeteer.
As a direct action, global justice and anti-war organizer, he was a an
organizer in the shutdowns of
the WTO in Seattle in 1999 and in San Francisco the
day after Iraq was invaded in 2003 He is an arts
organizer, puppeteer and a co-founder of Art and
Revolution, using culture, art, giant puppets and
theater in mass mobilizations, for popular education
and as an organizing tool. David is a direct action,
strategy and cultural resistance trainer who currently
works with Courage to Resist, supporting
GI resistance. He also organizes with anti-corporate capitalist, climate justice, anti-war, human rights, and environmental justice groups against
the Chevron Oil Corporation, who has both a toxic refinery and
corporate headquarters near his home in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Solnit edited Globalize Liberation: How to Uproot the
System and Build a Better World.
With Army veteran Aimee Allison he co-wrote Army of
None: Strategies to Counter Military Recruitment, End
War, and Build a Better World (http://www.myspace.com/armyofnonebook).
His newest book, co-written with his sister Rebecca Solnit is Battle of
the Story of the Battle of Seattle (AK Press 2008).