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“Once a regime is no longer able to frighten people and people then act wisely and keep nonviolent discipline, which is extremely important, then that regime is in big trouble.”
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In Memory: "Once a regime is no longer able to frighten people... then that regime is in big trouble.”
On January 31, the Boston Professor Gene Sharp died aged 91. In his youth, he refused to serve in the American army and fight in Korea.585 more words
Gene Sharp, who died a few days ago, wrote the books on nonviolent political struggle. In Waging Nonviolent Struggle (Boston: Extending Horizons Books, 2005) and his three-volume work on… 241 more words
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