James Lawson Institute

Inoculating Your Movement Against Violent Flanks

June 14, 2018 Effective Civil Resistance Your Personal Response 0

By Tom Hastings // with PeaceVoice

From tossing a brick through the plate glass window to throwing bottles at cops, violent flanks have been harming movements for a long time. The results are predictable; they are disastrous for campaigns. As with all movement decisions, your first filter inquiry toward a decision is How will this affect recruitment? After all, numbers of participants remain the greatest predictor of success or failure of any social movement.

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