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“The risks of nonviolence”–Daily Metta

November 26: “No big or swift movement can be carried on without bold risks, and life will not be worth living if it is not attended with large risks.” –Gandhi (Young India, December 15, 1921) Nonviolence is always going to include taking risks, but so does violence. And when you get down to it, so… read more


Otpor (resistance) was a student-led Serbian uprising, which led to the overthrow of Serbian dictator Slobodan Milošević in 2000. The Otpor campaign of civil disobedience was carefully planned with assistance from Gene Sharp and his colleagues. Otpor used nonviolent tactics including a long-term consciousness raising effort with graffiti, flyers, billboards, a rock concert, trade union… read more