The Idler: How to Start a Revolution from Your Bed

The Idler: How to Start a Revolution from Your Bed

by Tom Hodgkinson
     
 

Is protest worth the effort? This new issue of the Idler looks at the history and the present of protest movements and asks whether there is any point in taking to the streets, or whether a more effective form of revolt might be to make a revolution in your everyday life. Articles include: Tom Hodgkinson argues that anti-war marches are futile and that much

Overview


Is protest worth the effort? This new issue of the Idler looks at the history and the present of protest movements and asks whether there is any point in taking to the streets, or whether a more effective form of revolt might be to make a revolution in your everyday life. Articles include: Tom Hodgkinson argues that anti-war marches are futile and that much more can be achieved by lying in bed doing nothing, Jay Griffiths meets the Papuan tribe who protested against their oppressors by eating them, and many other examples are examined.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780091916503
Publisher:
Crown Publishing Group
Publication date:
05/01/2007
Series:
Idler Series
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.67(d)

Related Subjects

Meet the Author

Tom Hodgkinson is the author of How To Be Free and How To Be Idle. Dan Kieran is deputy editor of the Idler. He is the editor of Crap JobsCrap Holidays, and The Idler Book of Crap Towns, and he has written for The GuardianThe Observer, The Sunday Times, and The Times.

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >