Daniel Hunter: Ukraine’s secret weapon may prove to be civilian resistance
Unarmed Ukrainians changing road signs, blocking tanks and confronting the Russian military are showing their bravery and strategic brilliance.
Julia Conley: Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Defender of Human Rights in South Africa and Beyond, Dies at 90
“If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.”
Nick Engelfried: Indigenous-led resistance to Enbridge’s Line 3 pipeline threatens Big Oil’s last stand
The nonviolent resistance by Native Americans in Minnesota is likely to be the next massive, sustained direct action campaign in the U.S. climate movement.
George Lakey: Mass direct action might be the only way to stop Trump from stealing the election
Authoritarian rulers fear peaceful resistance above all else.
Marie Berry & Erica Chenoweth: Why training women in nonviolent resistance is critical to movement success
In the year since Trump’s inauguration, we have seen an outpouring of popular mobilization in resistance to his administration’s policies. Crowd estimates suggest that 5.2-9 million people took to the … Continue reading →
Gail Ablow: Making Change — Gabe Gonzalez
. When federal agents began cracking down on undocumented immigrants in the Chicago area, Gabe Gonzalez launched a rapid-response network of neighbors to block them. The city of Chicago sued … Continue reading →