Brian Martin is professor of social sciences at the University of Wollongong, Australia and vice president of Whistleblowers Australia. He is the author of 14 books and hundreds of articles on dissent, nonviolence, scientific controversies, democracy and other topics.
What if most people love violence?
What can be done to counter the willingness of many human beings to tolerate death and destruction?
Can antifa build an effective broad-based anti-fascist movement?
Using violence and suppressing free speech is no way to build a just society.
Combating online abuse with the principles of nonviolent resistance
Individual and collective empowerment may be a more effective strategy than policing or legal action.
What does it take for activists to get your attention?
We need campaigns that educate media consumers on how they are manipulated.
What can be learned from recent studies on nonviolent action?
Books about peace are rare when compared to books about war, but a raft of new work expands our understanding...
Why understanding gut reactions is key to building powerful social movements
Activists need to recognize and utilize their intuition as well as their rational minds.