[Ads-l] die-in

Ann Burlingham ann at BURLINGHAMBOOKS.COM
Tue May 23 15:54:41 EDT 2017


I was at an anti-nuke die-in in Buffalo, so not just Germany.

On Tue, May 23, 2017 at 11:41 AM, Chris Waigl <chris at lascribe.net> wrote:

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