Published in: civilResistanceOpposition to intervention in Syria utilitarian, not ideological
Whether or not a movement is primarily violent or nonviolent, what is important is whether it employs strategies and...
Published in: civilResistanceA new world of power: the source and scope of Civil Resistance
Find a person who believes that civil resistance is less legitimate than an edict or directive of the state, and you...
Apparent fraud in Maldivian elections threatens prospects for democracy
There are a number of troubling indicators that major fraud may have occurred in the election held on September 7,...
Published in: TransformationChanging sides doesn't always make for transformation — just look at Egypt
What is the best kind of defection? During Egypt's recent turmoil there was too much collusion between nonviolent...
Published in: openIndiaThe fifth pillar of Indian democracy: channeling people power against corruption
The name 5th Pillar represents the organization’s central idea; that people have the power to change the fundamental...
The courage of Cheran: organizing against violence
Mistrust in government systems of rule has led the town of Cherán in Mexico to create its own institutions. The...