Can Antifa Build an Effective Broad-Based Anti-Fascist Movement?

By Sue Curry Jansen and Brian Martin, Waging Nonviolence -

The book is an informed and revealing, yet one-sided, account of efforts against fascism. What it omits is a sustained discussion of strategy to counter fascism by any means except using force to [...]

Shifting Systems With Nonviolent Strategy

By Rivera Sun, -

The secret to successful nonviolent struggle lies in understanding strategy and systems. All systems require participation and resources to survive. Deny those things, and the system will wither [...]

Why Training Women In Nonviolent Resistance Is Critical To Movement Success

By Marie Berry and Erica Chenoweth, -

In the year since Trump’s inauguration, we have seen an outpouring of popular mobilization in resistance to his administration’s policies. Crowd estimates suggest that 5.2-9 million people took [...]

Gene Sharp, Godfather Of Nonviolent Revolution Dies At 90 Years Old

By Ruaridh Arrow,   -

The Albert Einstein Institution has announced that Dr Gene Sharp passed away peacefully on the 28th January at his home in East Boston. He had recently celebrated his 90th Birthday. For almost [...]

Movement Strategy For Our Times

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, -

In 2017, more people became activated for social justice. At the same time, white supremacist groups became more visible, marching with torches and chanting words of hatred. There were conflicts [...]

Net Neutrality: Gandhi’s Salt For US

By Rivera Sun, -

Net Neutrality is the keystone issue in the movement of movements. It is poised to become as pivotal to our interconnected struggles as the Salt March was for Gandhi and the Indian Self-Rule [...]

Day 6 Of Countdown To Launch: Rivera Sun

By Staff, -

By Popular Resistance. Rivera Sun is an author, activist and movement strategist living in New Mexico. She writes fiction that teaches nonviolent strategy through compelling stories for people of [...]

Only Nonviolent Resistance Will Destroy Corporate State

By Chris Hedges, -

By Chris Hedges for Truth Dig - The encampments by Native Americans at Standing Rock, N.D., from April 2016 to February 2017 to block construction of the Dakota Access pipeline provided the [...]

Campaign Nonviolence Organizes Over 1,600 Events For Week Of Actions

By Maria Benevento, -

By Maria Benevento for NCR - A grassroots movement to bring nonviolence into the mainstream has been quietly but exponentially growing, resulting in 1,600 nonviolent actions in all 50 U.S. states [...]

Campaign Nonviolence Mounts Nationwide Week Of Actions

By Aggie Perilli and Jeanine Genauer, -

By Aggie Perilli and Jeanine Genauer for Pace e Bene - Corvallis, OR (September 15, 2017) –Over 1000 marches, actions, events and rallies are poised to take place in all 50 states nationwide as [...]

Is Violence The Way To Fight Racism?

By Peter Singer, -

By Peter Singer for Project Syndicate. PRINCETON, NJ – Should rallies by neo-Nazis and white supremacists be met with violence? That question was raised by the tragic events in [...]

Noam Chomsky: AntiFa Is ‘A Major Gift To The Right’

By Maya Oppenheim, -

By Maya Oppenheim for The Independent. Noam Chomsky has criticised the anti-fascist movement and argued its actions are wrong in principle and it is a “major gift to the right”. The eminent [...]

Beyond Violence And Nonviolence

By Ben Case, -

By Ben Case for Roar Magazine. The argument over violence and nonviolence — one of the oldest and most divisive on the left — is back. Broken windows, mass arrests and one well-timed punch marked [...]

Authoritarianism Is Making A Comeback

By Maria J. Stephan and Timothy Snyder, -

By Maria J. Stephan and Timothy Snyder for The Guardian. It is time for those who support democracy to remember what activists from around the world have paid a price to learn: how to win. [...]