Category: Effective Civil Resistance

When Does Protest Actually Work?

Erica Chenoweth, “People Are in the Streets Protesting Donald Trump. But When Does Protest Actually Work?” Washington Post, November 21, 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 Wall Street to Black Lives Matter…
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June 14, 2017 0

Proving Martin Luther King Right

Erica Chenoweth and Maria J. Stephan, “How the World is Proving Martin Luther King Right about Nonviolence,” Washington Post, January 18, 2016. “I left India more convinced than ever before that nonviolent resistance was the most potent weapon available to oppressed people in their struggle for freedom.” – “The Autobiography of Martin Luther King Jr.,”…
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June 13, 2017 0