Tag Archives: Erica Chenoweth

Beyond Violence and Nonviolence

The argument over violence and nonviolence — one of the oldest and most divisive on the left — is back.

Huge Increase In Anti-Trump Protest: 5 Signs Resistance Is Growing Stronger

“Our conservative guess is that between 637,198 and 1,181,887 people showed up at these political gatherings, although it is likely that there were far more participants”

People Are in the Streets Protesting Donald Trump. But When Does Protest Actually Work?

 Here I offer up 10 established social science insights about unarmed dissent that everyone should know.    Photo: Popular Resistance By Erica Chenoweth  Peaceworker December 18, 2016 The politics of dissent is back in the United States. Since 2011, the country has witnessed the resurgence of popular action — from Occupy Wall Street to Flood […]

Michael Nagler | The Kapp Putsch and Modern Memory

There are two lessons from these chaotic events that we, too, can learn; in fact, we ignore them at our peril.

Review|Why Civil Resistance Works: The Strategic Logic of Nonviolent Conflict

By attracting impressive support from citizens, whose activism takes the form of protests, boycotts, civil disobedience, and other forms of nonviolent noncooperation, these efforts help separate regimes from their main sources of power and produce remarkable results,

ICNC Just Release: “Civil Resistance: The Power of the People”

This radio documentary features on-site reporting with civil resistance movements in Zimbabwe, India, and Colombia and more…

Stephanie Van Hook: Transforming anger into nonviolent power

“Non-violence, being natural, is not noted in history” wrote Gandhi in his classic text Hind Swaraj. Modern civilization does not give us the tools to see the subtler effects of violence and nonviolence. This problem is compounded by the fact that many of those who use nonviolence to good effect live under the radar screen of history because they are marginalized.