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Occu-pie Menu of Tactics

Posted by nowisthetimeus on February 21, 2012

Tired of the boo-hoo-hum-drum of the Nonviolence/Diversity of Tactics debate?

Liberate yourself by using this handy dandy planning menu for your next Occu-pie!

Menu subject to changes according to whims.  Just can’t decide? Ask about our daily specials!

Toppings:

  • A la mode = sustained actions
  • Whipped Cream = flash actions
  • Fudge = clandestine action
  • Sprinkles = family friendly

Fruit and Cheeze platters (pairs well with Whine)

Public Speeches
Letters of opposition or support
Declarations by organizations and institutions
Signed public statements
Declarations of indictment and intention
Group or mass petitions

Berry Pies

Slogans, caricatures, and symbols
Banners, posters, and displayed communications
Leaflets, pamphlets, and books
Newspapers and journals
Records, radio, and television
Skywriting and earthwriting

Pie Eating Contest

Deputations
Mock awards
Group lobbying
Picketing
Mock elections

American Apple Pie (And other fruits)

Displays of flags and symbolic colors
Wearing of symbols
Prayer and worship
Delivering symbolic objects
Protest disrobings
Destruction of own property
Symbolic lights
Displays of portraits
Paint as protest
New signs and names
Symbolic sounds
Symbolic reclamations
Rude gestures

Bake Sale

“Haunting” officials
Taunting officials
Fraternization
Vigils

Cobbler with Crumble topping

Humorous skits and pranks
Performances of plays and music
Singing

All you can  eat dessert Buffet

Marches
Parades
Religious processions
Pilgrimages
Motorcades

Sugarfree Desserts

Political mourning
Mock funerals
Demonstrative funerals
Homage at burial places

Cookie Platter

Assemblies of protest or support
Protest meetings
Camouflaged meetings of protest
Teach-ins

Fat Free Desserts

Walk-outs
Silence
Renouncing honors
Turning one’s back

Tart Custard Pies

Social boycott
Selective social boycott
Lysistratic nonaction
Excommunication
Interdict

Custard Cream Pies

Suspension of social and sports activities
Boycott of social affairs
Student strike
Social disobedience
Withdrawal from social institutions

Mousse Pies

Stay-at-home
Total personal noncooperation
“Flight” of workers
Sanctuary
Collective disappearance
Protest emigration (hijrat)

Twizzlers

Consumers’ boycott
Nonconsumption of boycotted goods
Policy of austerity
Rent withholding
Refusal to rent
National consumers’ boycott
International consumers’ boycott

Pop Rocks

Workmen’s boycott
79. Producers’ boycott

Sorry, Vending Machine Broken

Suppliers’ and handlers’ boycott

Milk Duds

Traders’ boycott
Refusal to let or sell property
Lockout
Refusal of industrial assistance
Merchants’ “general strike”

Smarties

Withdrawal of bank deposits
Refusal to pay fees, dues, and assessments
Refusal to pay debts or interest
Severance of funds and credit
Revenue refusal
Refusal of a government’s money

Fair Trade Organic Chocolates

Domestic embargo
Blacklisting of traders
International sellers’ embargo
International buyers’ embargo
International trade embargo

Vegetable Pies

Protest strike
Quickie walkout (lightning strike)

Peasant strike
Farm Workers’ strike

Refusal of impressed labor
Prisoners’ strike
Craft strike
Professional strike

Establishment strike
Industry strike
Sympathetic strike

Detailed strike
Bumper strike
Slowdown strike
Working-to-rule strike
Reporting “sick” (sick-in)
Strike by resignation
Limited strike
Selective strike

Generalized strike
General strike

Hartal
Economic shutdown

Mincemeat Pies

Withholding or withdrawal of allegiance
Refusal of public support
Literature and speeches advocating resistance

Boycott of legislative bodies
Boycott of elections
Boycott of government employment and positions
Boycott of government depts., agencies, and other bodies
Withdrawal from government educational institutions
Boycott of government-supported organizations
Refusal of assistance to enforcement agents
Removal of own signs and placemarks
Refusal to accept appointed officials
Refusal to dissolve existing institutions

Reluctant and slow compliance
Nonobedience in absence of direct supervision
Popular nonobedience
Disguised disobedience
Refusal of an assemblage or meeting to disperse
Sitdown
Noncooperation with conscription and deportation
Hiding, escape, and false identities
Civil disobedience of “illegitimate” laws

Selective refusal of assistance by government aides
Blocking of lines of command and information
Stalling and obstruction
General administrative noncooperation
Judicial noncooperation
Deliberate inefficiency and selective noncooperation by enforcement agents
Mutiny

Quasi-legal evasions and delays
Noncooperation by constituent governmental units

Changes in diplomatic and other representations
Delay and cancellation of diplomatic events
Withholding of diplomatic recognition
Severance of diplomatic relations
Withdrawal from international organizations
Refusal of membership in international bodies
Expulsion from international organizations

Nut Pies

Psychological Intervention
Self-exposure to the elements
The fast
Fast of moral pressure
Hunger strike
Satyagrahic fast
Reverse trial
Nonviolent harassment

Sit-in
Stand-in
Ride-in
Wade-in
Mill-in
Pray-in
Nonviolent raids
Nonviolent air raids
Nonviolent invasion
Nonviolent interjection
Nonviolent obstruction
Nonviolent occupation

Establishing new social patterns
Overloading of facilities
Stall-in
Speak-in
Guerrilla theater
Alternative social institutions
Alternative communication system

Reverse strike
Stay-in strike
Nonviolent land seizure
Defiance of blockades
Politically motivated counterfeiting
Preclusive purchasing
Seizure of assets
Dumping
Selective patronage
Alternative markets
Alternative transportation systems
Alternative economic institutions

Overloading of administrative systems
Disclosing identities of secret agents
Seeking imprisonment
Civil disobedience of “neutral” laws
Work-on without collaboration
Dual sovereignty and parallel government

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