Direct Action: Memoirs of an Urban Guerrilla

By Ann Hansen

Direct Action chronicles the exciting fast moving motion of the Guerrilla team that blew up the political activist scene of the 80's. Hansen and her Anarchist workforce Direct motion have been chargeable for quite a few dramatic political acts, together with the bombing of the Litton structures plant in Toronto. After felony protest activities didn't cease Litton from making counsel platforms for Cruise missiles, Direct motion defended the Earth, explosively. also, Hansen with different radical feminists confirmed the crimson scorching Video chain simply how scorching their unlawful movies depicting rape may develop into after being firebombed.

Ann Hansen served seven years in legal and is now fairly at domestic in Vancouver along with her 3 horses, 3 canine, one cat and a bird.

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