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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

Civil Resistance

Those who are committed to non-violent resistance might wish to read this:

How to Topple a Dictator (Peacefully). By Tina Rosenberg. The New York Times, Feb. 280 more words

Why End War (in 2 minutes)

The success of nonviolent civil resistance: Erica Chenoweth


Selma and Civil Resistance

I went to see Selma over the weekend and my first thought as I walked out of the theatre was that Selma lives up to the hype. 1,052 more words


Stephanie Van Hook: Transforming anger into nonviolent power

Anger, rage and a desire for revenge are all reasonable and justified in the face of armed attacks, abuse and exploitation. What matters is what we do with these things. 1,421 more words

Nonviolent Action

Reflections on Today's Civil Resistance, Dec 17, 2014

Leah Grady Sayvetz lives in Ithaca, New York, where she grew up in the Catholic Worker tradition and part of the broader Catholic Worker community across the country. 1,736 more words

Just Peacemaking