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, Wagingnonviolence.org -

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, Riverasun.com -

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, Davidswanson.org -

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, Peacesciencedigest.org -

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, Transcend.org -

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 [...]

Sudan’s Protesters Find New Tactics For Civil Disobedience

By Kaamil Ahmed, Middle East Eye. -

Build the barricades, then run. The message from protest leaders to the young Sudanese on the streets of the capital has been consistent ahead of Sunday's call to began a comprehensive campaign [...]

The Bottom Line: Go For The Money

By Rivera Sun, Popular Resistance -

It's rare to hear business magazines admit the power of nonviolent action. As the editor of Nonviolence News, a service that collects and shares 30-50+ stories of nonviolence in action each week, [...]

Taking Nonviolent Action In Defense Of Mother Earth

By Michele Naar-Obed, Progressive.org -

Our case will be tried before a twelve-person jury, who will decide whether ours was an act of criminality or one of necessity. But the last word will not come from the jury, the judge, or the [...]

Nationwide Week Of Nonviolent Action

By Campaign Nonviolence,Pace y bene. -

Over 2650 marches, actions, events and rallies are poised to take place in all 50 states nationwide as part of Campaign Nonviolence Week of Actions September 15-23. This unprecedented campaign of [...]

Answering “What Should I Do?” Is Easier When You Know The Roles Of Social Movements

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

The United States is going in the wrong direction on a wide range of social, economic and foreign policy issues and people are justifiably upset and angry about this. One question we are [...]

Direct Action Campaigning Today: Manual For Organizers

By George Lakey, www.wagingnonviolence.org -

For the past year I’ve been book touring to over 60 cities and towns across the United States and have been asked repeatedly for a direct action manual that addresses challenges we face now. The [...]

John Lennon’s Message Of People Power Still True Today

By John Whitehead, www.counterpunch.org -

Do you want an end to war? Then stop supporting the government’s military campaigns. Do you want government violence against the citizenry to end? Then demand that your local police [...]

Everyday Use Of Militaristic Jargon Makes Us More Combative

By Nan Levinson, www.transcend.org -

By Nan Levinson for Waging Nonviolence - 20 Dec 2016 – “War is merely the continuation of politics by other means,” wrote the Prussian Gen. Carl von Clausewitz. Lately, it’s been sounding like [...]

#NoDAPL Scores Major Victory: No Final Permit For Pipeline

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, www.PopularResistance.org -

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers for Popular Resistance. Cannon Ball, North Dakota (Oceti Sakowin or Council of the Seven Fires Camp) - Today, the people won a major victory in the fight to [...]

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