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L.A. Kauffman

L.A. Kauffman has been a grassroots organizer and movement journalist for more than thirty-five years. She was the mobilizing coordinator for some of the largest demonstrations in U.S. history"”the massive Iraq antiwar protests of 2003 and 2004"”and has played key roles in many other movements and campaigns. Kauffman's writings on organizing and resistance have appeared in The Guardian, n+1, Frieze, and numerous other publications. She is also the author of two books about citizen action, the recently released "How to Read a Protest: The Art of Organizing and Resistance" and "Direct Action: Protest and the Reinvention of American Radicalism."