In this Special Issue, we culled through recent scholarship on nonviolent resistance (also called civil resistance or nonviolent struggle) to find research that would be most useful for thinking through strategic questions, research with the clearest implications for organizing. From Standing Rock to Sweden, from Ferguson to the West Bank, join us in exploring how to employ humor in nonviolent movements, recognize diversity and privilege in transnational anti-occupation activism, sustain a broad-based struggle against racism and police violence, leverage Indigenous treaty rights to struggle against environmental exploitation, and withstand “smart” repression.
Special Issue: Nonviolent Resistance
2016 saw the emergence of a powerful movement against the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) through land vital
A greater number of resistance movements are choosing to adopt nonviolent forms of struggle as the effectiveness of nonviolent resistance
In a scene from Sacha Jenkins’ new documentary, a father asks his 12-yearold son to tell the camera what he’s
Struggles against human rights abuses or militarism are rarely linked— in thought or discussion—to humor. As serious matters, they deserve
Contrary to widespread stereotypes regarding the nature of Palestinian resistance, there has long been a tradition of unarmed civil resistance