Trump might seek to remain in power, regardless of what happens in the upcoming election.
Violent repression only weakens Putin, not Russian calls for democracy
Soviet history teaches that violence isn’t a reflection of power, but rather a sign that the state is losing control.
Waging Nonviolence marks 10 years of publication with new website and community model
Today, we are unveiling a fresh new look at Waging Nonviolence, as well as an exciting new approach to the way we cover movements.
In this podcast interview, I talk about my own journey to nonviolence, the importance of community and why nonviolent strategies and tactics are going to give us the best odds against the rising tide of white supremacy and fascism today.
Rising Up in the Philippines
President Duterte has been called the 'Filipino Trump.' He's worse. But resistance is growing.
Protecting the Gains of the Resurrection
An interview with Father Benjamin E. Alforque, convener of the church-based Filipino group Rise Up for Life and for Rights.
What the US can learn from Scandinavia in the struggle against inequality
In this interview, George Lakey explains what lessons can be learned from how movements in Scandinavia won and secured their egalitarian economic model.
How friends and family remember Daniel Berrigan
Family and friends who knew Daniel Berrigan best recount memories and anecdotes that speak to his character, conviction and wit.
What’s next for Democracy Spring?
Last week, I was arrested at a sit-in to get big money out of politics and protect voting rights in Washington, D.C. With more than 1,300 people arrested on the steps of the Capitol since April 11 — including The Young Turks’ Cenk Uygur, Harvard law professor and former presidential candidate Lawrence Lessig, Ben and Jerry’s cofounders and actress Rosario Dawson — the Democracy Spring campaign has pulled off one of the largest acts of civil disobedience this century.
Learning from shortcomings and other movements
Mobilizing Ideas The 10-year anniversary for the movement that sprung up against the war in Iraq is on the horizon, and it presents an opportune time to reflect on its progress, and more importantly, the lessons that can be learned from its shortcomings. While activists were busy organizing in the fall of 2002, the dramatic … Continue reading Learning from shortcomings and other movements