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Beautiful Trouble: A Strategy Card Deck

"Elegant and incendiary." — Naomi Klein, author of The Shock Doctrine and This Changes Everything

"A crucial resource for change-makers." — Archbishop Desmond Tutu, anti-apartheid and human rights activist

This deck is comprised of key strategies and tactics that have inspired centuries of people-powered victories; and they are now in a deck of 100+ cards that you can play!

Use this deck to get creatively unstuck, design an action that pops, flashcard your way through social movement history, learn and teach organizing, win grassroots victories, or just have fun staying up late with friends playing Radical Charades.

Beautiful Trouble: Strategy Card Deck is a collaboration between The TESA Collective and Beautiful Trouble.

Here's what comes in the box:

  • 126 over-sized cards
  •  How to Play Booklet
  • Bullhorn and 100,000 people not included

These Strategy Cards were compiled by over 170 grassroots activists from across 5 continents in 7 languages, featuring notable movement strategists including Arundhati Roy, George Monbiot, Vijay Prashad, and Mark and Paul Engler.

Each card includes a unique QR code. Use your smartphone camera to automatically pop up a link to the full version of each card in the Beautiful Trouble online toolbox.

The cards in Beautiful Trouble can be used for a variety of purposes, and the deck also comes with rules on how to use them to play six different mini-games! These games are:

  1. Cardstorm!
  2. Radical Charades
  3. Design a Creative Action
  4. Cards for Humanity
  5. Divine the Future
  6. Eternal Debates

Read the rest at TESA Collective


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