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Violence & nonviolence

Destroying Syria to save it?

Nonviolent opposition voices oppose militarisation of the revolution.

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Editorial: Anti-cuts, pro-change

There are converging agendas for different movements - anti-cuts, climate, disarmament, labour movement...

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Spain, austerity and police brutality

Eye witness: holding Neptuno Square for hours despite a police riot 

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40 years ago: Approaches to nonviolent revolution

Soon after PN first regularly added the subtitle 'for nonviolent revolution' to its masthead, Bob Overy (who'd worked on the paper not long before) wrote a two-part article analysing the many different takes on the subject. This is part of his setting the scene for the two pieces.

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Diversity of tactics and the 1%

The practical advantages of nonviolent strategies in mobilising for revolution. 

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Avaaz in Syria

Ian Sinclair, London

ImageThe May 2012 Peace News editorial on Syria (PN 2545) argued ‘we

Norman Finkelstein, What Gandhi Says: About Non-violence, Resistance and Courage

OR Books, 2012; 100pp; £6

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Erica Chenoweth & Maria J Stephan, Why Civil Resistance Works: The Strategic Logic of Nonviolent Conflict

Columbia University Press, 2011; 296pp; £20.50

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Feel the fear and do it anyway

April’s Symposium on Nonviolent Movements & the Barrier of Fear brought dozens of activists and researchers from around the world to Coventry.

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Ardently pro-Arden

Sergeant Musgrave continues to dance

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