by Eric Stoner
With drones seemingly more in the public’s conscience than ever, anti-drone activists have just launched their most ambitious campaign to date.
by Eric Stoner
With pressure rising in the United States for greater military involvement in Syria, former British diplomat and executive director of Independent Diplomat Carne Ross mentioned Waging Nonviolence in the Guardian recently as a go-to source for the many nonviolent alternatives that do exist, even against regimes as ruthless as Assad’s.
by Eric Stoner. Over the last year and a half, an historic wave of uprisings and revolutions has engulfed much of the world and done more to legitimize the power of nonviolence than anything since the fall of the Soviet Union. Just as Tunisians kicked off this global nonviolent upheaval, Erica Chenoweth and Maria Stephan
In a march themed with fanciful allusions to Little Red Riding Hood, thousands of protesters swarmed Hong Kong’s streets on Sunday in the first large display of protest since the city’s elite tapped a Beijing ally to become the Chinese territory’s next leader.
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About 20,000 Russians angry over an election campaign slanted in Putin’s favor and reports of widespread violations in Sunday’s voting rallied in Moscow on Monday. Riot police quickly moved in, dispersing the crowd and detaining hundreds of demonstrators. Lakotas on Pine Ridge Indian land in South Dakota were arrested as they blockaded tar sands pipeline trucks
Last week, The New York Times ran a story about the current protests in Sudan and how young organizers and activists there are finding inspiration in the country’s 1964 October Revolution, which brought the military government that had ruled for six years to an end. It all began with a symposium at the University of Khartoum on October 21,