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Learning From Civil Resistance Around The World

…activists and organizers in many countries tell me that they understand they can no longer operate based on trial and error. This is especially true because they’re increasingly facing opponents who have massive resources at their disposal, including manipulation of the media, banks, and transportation systems, as well as the tools of violent repression — the police, military, and prisons.    1,583 more words

Activism

Dissident's Toolkit: Like what subversive activities?

The Dissident’s Toolkit

Like what subversive activities?

Over the past few years we’ve grown used to the iconography of protest.

In the wake of the Arab Spring, images of angry young street demonstrators shouting slogans, wielding signs, and confronting security forces have become almost commonplace. 1,335 more words

Adonis49

Using Political Jiu-Jitsu To Disintegrate Hostile Regimes

In the past decade alone, the deaths of Egyptian Khaled Saeed, Iranian Neda Agha Soltan, and other fatalities caused by repressive governments ignited nation-wide revolutions which were recognized and lauded internationally. 2,020 more words

Writing

From Dictatorship to Democracy

This is a Book Review.  It’s part of a new series on this website, and I hope you find it useful.  

From Dictatorship To Democracy… 953 more words

Teaching

Stop Submission to the Eritrean Dictatorship

by Ermyas Sereke

The Monkeys Master: An old man survived by keep the monkeys in his services

One day there was an old man that have a lot of Monkeys serving him. 370 more words

Long Live Gandhiji

Dear Carla,

Tanya  and I are working our way through Gandhi’s Essential Writings (in the Oxford World’s Classics).  We read ten sections a week (there are 237 sections in the book). 486 more words

Our Heroic And Ceaseless 24/7 Struggle Against Tsuris

198 Methods of Nonviolent Protest and Persuasion

Gene Sharp and his Albert Einstein Institution have produced many excellent, world-famous and widely-used publications on nonviolent social and political action.

None is shorter and more to the point than the two-page… 817 more words

Politics