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People Power

Spain, austerity and police brutality

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


Editorial: Syria, Annan and Avaaz

Responding to the situation in Syria


This is just the beginning

'Counterpower: Making Change Happen' author Tim Gee reflects on his UK tour and Gandhi's social movement maxim.


April Carter, People Power and Political Change: Key Issues and Concepts

Routledge, 2011; 207pp; £23.99


Ruaridh Arrow (dir), How to Start a Revolution

2011; 87 minutes; available for £11.99 + p&p from TVF: tvinternational.com


Paul Mason, Why It's Kicking Off Everywhere: The New Global Revolutions

Verso, 2012; 237pp; £12.99


How to start a revolution

Gene Sharp has influenced popular revolutions and revolts across the globe. PN interviewed him during his recent trip to London.


Nonviolent Revolution: George Lakey Tour

The remarkable George Lakey, nonviolence trainer extraordinaire, is coming to the UK in July, hosted by Peace News.


How Swedes and Norwegians broke the power of the ‘1%’

George Lakey ponders the lessons from Scandanavia's epic history of nonviolent struggle