The Public filibuster is a non-violent protest tactic detailed in Beautiful Trouble: A Toolbox for a Revolution. The idea is to disrupt official meetings such as local governmental council meetings or perhaps prevent a speaker at a college through what is termed pejoratively as ‘the heckler’s veto’.
We live in the age of information. Whether this is so because it is the most advanced material at our command, as in the naming rights to the Iron Age, or whether this is our primary scientific area of pursuit and exploration, as in the Space Age or Atomic Age, information is the currency. The very least reason is that information is everywhere, and there is always more information ready to invade our space. So how do we get the attention of the brooding masses to arouse them in pursuit of a worthy cause?
If you’ve seen YouTube videos of Oliver Tree belting out his heavily produced, guttertronic, cyber-tinged, angsty, plaintive melodies while being decked inimically in sunglasses, oversized 90’s JNCO-style baggy jeans, and an Amish-anachronism perpetual-child-rage bowl cut, you may think he is a some kind of joke.