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About Philippe Duhamel

Philippe Duhamel is a strategist and civil resistance organizer based in Quebec, Canada. He works as an independent consultant and trainer specializing in strategic campaign design involving the use of nonviolent direct action and mass civil disobedience. He has worked for labour unions, human rights organizations, environmental and community groups, and the International Center on Nonviolent Conflict (ICNC). Philippe is also the current volunteer coordinator of the One-Generation Moratorium campaign, a citizen-based initiative to protect Quebec from dirty energy development, and for a shift towards cleaner, renewable forms of energy.

Articles by Philippe Duhamel

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Julian Richards

Julian Richards is managing editor of openDemocracy.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Civil resistance as deterrent to fracking: Part Two, Shale 911

The on-the-ground citizen victory against those who represented one of the most powerful industries in the world is the result of a multi-pronged, multiyear combination of tactics that has combined into an innovative, compelling strategy. See Part One here.

Civil resistance as deterrent to fracking: Part One, They shale not pass

Can we mobilize and prepare the towns threatened by hydraulic fracturing with action plans so well-devised, so widely and transparently publicized, that unconventional energy developers wouldn't dare enter? See Part Two here.

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