Why Civil Resistance Works | Erica Chenoweth

Posted: July 10, 2016 in direct action
Why Civil Resistance Works | Erica Chenoweth: Though it defies consensus, between 1900 and 2006, campaigns of nonviolent resistance were more than twice as effective as their violent counterparts. Attracting impressive support from citizens that helps separate regimes from their main sources of power, these campaigns have produced remarkable results, even in the contexts of Iran, the Palestinian Territories, the Philippines, and Burma.
Wise words from what appears to be an American of Cornish ancestry. With Cornwall entering a period of great uncertainty and danger, and the UK in flux perhaps now is the time for action.
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