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In Myanmar, students test the sincerity of democratic transition

Originally published at openDemocracy on 10 June 2015. Also available here.

Students demand change in Myanmar. Creative Commons. Some rights reserved.

In Myanmar, as university students around the world begin to exalt their summer freedom, a national student movement continues to demand greater political freedom. 2,283 more words


Arizonans resist federal agents at border patrol checkpoints

Arizonans need our support. Support every community and every individual who oppose border patrol checkpoints. This issue affects all of us.

To start – it’s kind of a minor linguistic point but still an important one – observers from out of state should not call protesters ‘locals’. 1,020 more words

Democratic Government

LP3BH holds a meeting ahead of May 1st

Statement by the Executive-Director of LP3BH-Manokwari, Yan Christian Warinussy

April 30, 2015

Today, Thursday, April 30th. the LP3BH organised a discussion on
the subject, Papua’s Integration with the Republic of Indonesia on 1… 393 more words

News Alert

Breaking: Police Raid KNPB in Merauke ahead of May 1 demos


by West Papua Media, with sources in Merauke

May 1, 2015

Information from KNPB has just been confirmed from independent credible sources. 517 more words

Civil Resistance

Civil Resistance

Nor is this a private experience because the addictions from which we must turn are systemic economic/political/cultural pathologies. The insights from the 12 Step programs tells us that the dysfunctional system cannot be reformed, it must be disengaged.

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Just Peacemaking

Friday Puzzler: Why Spend on Civil Resistance Abroad?

Guest post by Scott Wisor

A recent post by Erica Chenoweth explores why it is that governments like China, and other authoritarian countries, attempt to restrict access to websites that share information on strategies of non-violent resistance. 407 more words

Foreign Policy

Why civil resistance works

Why Civil Resistance Works
by Ian Sinclair
Morning Star
17 February 2014

I’ve been reviewing books for over eight years and feel I’ve just finished one of the most important books I’ve ever read. 776 more words

UK Foreign Policy