Nadine Bloch is a long time political organizer, direct action trainer,strategic facilitator, innovative artist, nonviolent practitioner, and puppetista, who combines the principles and strategies of nonviolent civil disobedience with creative use of the arts in cultural resistance and public protest. She has worked with diverse organizations, including Nonviolence International, Greenpeace, Ruckus Society, Labor Heritage Foundation,HousingWorks and Bread & Puppet Theater. Her work has been featured in the Washington Post, MS Magazine and on CNN/Time. She is a contributor to the book Beautiful Trouble: A Toolbox for Revolution ( 2012, O/R Press ) on creative resistance and the upcoming book We Are Many, Reflections on Movement Strategy from Occupation to Liberation ( 2012 AK Press). She is a columnist/blogger for WagingNonviolence.org.