[Ads-l] die-in

Chris Waigl chris at LASCRIBE.NET
Tue May 23 11:41:12 EDT 2017


There were many die-ins as part of AIDS activism in the 90s, probably
starting in the 80s.  ACT-UP certainly gave the term a boost of
popularity. I also remember die-ins in anti-nuclear activism earlier on,
but that was in Germany.

On Tue, May 23, 2017 at 8:15 AM, James A. Landau <JJJRLandau at netscape.com>
> wrote:
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>> Presumably a spin-off from "sit-in":
>>
>> There is an (apparently) nation-wide "Die-in" to be held on June 4 to
>> protest Republican health-care proposals.
>>
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