Backpacking Nevada by Mike White

By Mike White

Backpacking Nevada, the final word consultant to backpacking journeys in Nevada's basin and diversity, has 23 journeys starting from days to 2 weeks. From the East Humboldt wasteland to the Ruby Mountains and the Toiyabe diversity, this advisor describes the best backpacking adventures in Nevada. Few everyone is conscious of the sizeable expanse of traditional good looks that lies open air the dizzying surroundings of Nevada's Las Vegas and Reno metro components. enterprise outdoors the strip even if, and observe untrammeled barren region within the such a lot mountainous nation within the continental US. discover the forests of the Carson diversity, traverse the granite peaks and cascading creeks of the Santa Rosa-Paradise height wasteland, or watch elk and antelope within the distant Jarbridge Mountains.

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If there is one thing I know, it is that the 1% loves a crisis. When people are panicked and desperate and no one seems to know what to do, that is the ideal time to push through their wish list of pro-corporate policies: privatizing education and social security, slashing public services, getting rid of the last constraints on corporate power. Amidst the economic crisis, this is happening the world over. And there is only one thing that can block this tactic, and fortunately, it’s a very big thing: the 99%.

After the general assembly was over, we approached the facilitators and explained our issues with the language. What came next was a long and difficult conversation. This was a very hard discussion to have. It hurt that we had to explain what is behind racism to a facilitator and to the people around him. It hurt that many tried to disrupt us. It hurt that it had to happen at all. At the same time, there were many people listening in and contributing constructively. We walked away realizing that we had spontaneously come together, demanded change, and created it in a movement we were in solidarity with.

Diversity of tactics” is a form of political disobedience par excellence, since its emphasis on autonomy rather than authority represents a direct contradiction to the kind of order that ordinary politics presupposes. “Don’t mistake the COMPLEXITY of this movement NO LEADERS, NO VIOLENCE 43 for CHAOS,” warns one of the many handmade cardboard signs at Liberty Plaza. If it is true, as I’ve come to think, that a “diversity of tactics” has been meaningfully practiced by the Occupation movement even while remaining nonviolent, then traditional definitions of the phrase are in need of revision.

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