Is Sabotage Needed To Save The Earth?

By Brian Martin, Waging Nonviolence. -

Imagine you are a climate-change campaigner. You’ve studied research findings and know that unless greenhouse gas emissions are greatly reduced very soon, future generations will likely suffer [...]

Counter-Coup Unarmed Community Organizing Resource List

By Voices for Creative Nonviolence. -

An organizer and analyst we deeply respect, “Training for Change” co-founder George Lakey, recently suggested Voices help maintain a list of organizations in the U.S. which are helping people [...]

Kings Bay Plowshares Sentencing Delayed

The six remaining Kings Bay Plowshares defendants have had their sentencing dates moved from September to October 15 and 16. They had requested a continuance because they want to appear in open [...]

US Air Force Vet Could Face ‘20 Days For 20 Bombs’

By John LaForge, Counterpunch. -

Hamburg, Germany - With this week’s commemorations of the US atomic massacres at Hiroshima and Nagasaki, there will be countless hours spent on speeches, sermons, hymns, and warnings; tons of ink [...]

A Nonviolent Resistance Campaign With Historical Precedent

By Brian Trautman, Counterpunch. -

Soon after George Floyd, an unarmed 46-year-old Black man, was suffocated to death by Minneapolis police on May 25, 2020, a nationwide response to his killing reenergized the Black Lives Matter [...]

Preparing For A November Surprise

By Maria J. Stephan, Candace Rondeaux, and Erica Chenoweth, Political Violence at a Glance. -

Nationwide protests against police brutality following George Floyd’s murder are the broadest and most persistent in US history. They have laid bare the racism that pervades American society—and [...]

Understanding Trump’s Plan In Portland Could Be Key To Preventing A Coup

By George Lakey, Waging Nonviolence. -

One key to a winning strategy is to figure out what the opponent’s strategy is and refuse to be manipulated — in Portland and in the other cities on Trump’s target list. Federal intervention [...]

Portland’s Wall Of Moms Joined By Dads With Leaf Blowers

By Chris Walker, Truthout. -

In response to the use of tear gas being utilized by federal officers against demonstrators, including a group of moms, in an uprising in Portland, Oregon, this week, a like-minded dads’ group [...]

#NotAgainSU: Students Occupy Administrative Building, Threatened And Denied Food

By Popular Resistance. -

Syracuse, NY - Students with #NotAgainSU, who have been protesting racism and hate incidents on campus that are not being punished, are currently occupying the admissions building, Crouse-Hinds [...]

Extinction Rebellion: Nonviolently Hitting Our Stride

By Extinction Rebellion. -

As we approached the first weekend of the October Rebellion, it was humbling and inspiring to see that rebels showed no sign of slowing down. In fact, day 5 was marked by a series of exciting [...]

Nonviolent Direct Action And The Good Kind Of Trouble That Changes The World

By Steve Thornton, -

The new book "Good Trouble" documents dozens of cases of ordinary people embracing the strategy of people power on a local and national level. Some years back, a close friend of mine was arrested [...]

Sparking Change: How Movements Pass On Inspiration

By Staff, -

Change doesn’t happen in a vacuum. Resistance is a continuum. Nonviolent movements arise amidst the efforts of many other struggles. The knowledge of how to organize for change is a global legacy [...]

Nonviolence Denial Is As Dangerous As Climate Denial

By Staff, -

Persistent willful ignorance of necessary knowledge can be deadly. This is true of denial of climate collapse. It is also true of denial of the tools and power of nonviolent action. As evidence [...]

Manufacturing Dissent: Modernization And The Surge Of Nonviolent Resistance

By Staff, -

Many studies have focused on the conditions that contribute to successful nonviolent resistance campaigns, but few analyze the reasons or events that cause these campaigns to emerge. This study [...]

Reconstructing Nonviolence: A New Theory And Action For A Post-Secular Society

By Antonio C. S. Rosa, -

Nonviolent methods of action have been a powerful tool since the early 20th century for social protest and revolutionary social and political change, and there is diffuse awareness that [...]

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