Sowing Seeds for the Future Exploring the Power of Constructive Nonviolent Action

This is a unique book that explores a neglected aspect of many well-known movements in world history, drawing out examples of “constructive action” employed in very different struggles. Rigby draws both from a life-long experience with radical activism, and from social science, discussing how it might be helpful to view …

Truth Tactics

You’re searching for the truth. What sources of information should you use and trust? Brian Martin recommends reflecting on a topic that you know a lot about and taking note of which information sources were useful or misleading. To illustrate this process of reflection, he tells of his own experiences …

Social defence (Ebook)

Social defence challenges deeply embedded assumptions about violence and defence. It is also a challenge to powerful groups with vested interests in systems of organised violence, especially militaries and governments. Popular action against aggression and repression is a radical alternative – and a logical one.

Social defence

Social defence challenges deeply embedded assumptions about violence and defence. It is also a challenge to powerful groups with vested interests in systems of organised violence, especially militaries and governments. Popular action against aggression and repression is a radical alternative – and a logical one.

Vaccination Panic in Australia

In 2009 in Australia, a citizens’ campaign was launched to silence public criticism of vaccination. This campaign involved an extraordinary variety of techniques to denigrate, harass and censor public vaccine critics. It was unlike anything seen in other scientific controversies, involving everything from alleging beliefs in conspiracy theories to rewriting …

Vaccination Panic in Australia

In 2009 in Australia, a citizens’ campaign was launched to silence public criticism of vaccination. This campaign involved an extraordinary variety of techniques to denigrate, harass and censor public vaccine critics. It was unlike anything seen in other scientific controversies, involving everything from alleging beliefs in conspiracy theories to rewriting Wikipedia entries.

MOTSTÅNDETS SOCIOLOGI: Kampen mot förtryck med fredliga och frihetliga medel

Ny bok av Stellan Vinthagen från Irene Publishing I denna banbrytande bok erbjuder Stellan Vinthagen en systematiskt teori om ickevåldslig aktivism. Vinthagen hanterar avgörande teoretiska frågor som rör ickevåldsaktioner på ett innovativt och genomträngande sätt. Han visar på en repertoar av ickevåld som kombinerar motstånd och uppbyggande av politiska alternativ. …

MOTSTÅNDETS SOCIOLOGI: Kampen mot förtryck med fredliga och frihetliga medel

I denna banbrytande bok erbjuder Stellan Vinthagen en systematiskt teori om ickevåldslig aktivism. Vinthagen hanterar avgörande teoretiska frågor som rör ickevåldsaktioner på ett innovativt och genomträngande sätt. Han visar på en repertoar av ickevåld som kombinerar motstånd och uppbyggande av politiska alternativ. Resonemangen illustreras med hjälp av en omfattande genomgång av historiska och samtida sociala rörelser från olika delar av världen – från med- borgarrättsrörelsen i USA till antiapartheid demonstranter i Sydafrika, liksom den brasilianska lantarbetarrörelsen MST. Detta är en bok för alla som intresserar sig för hur fred och rättvisa med fredliga och frihetliga medel är möjligt, även i våldsamma, repressiva och konfliktfyllda sammanhang.

Nonviolence Unbound

By Brian Martin Methods of nonviolent action can be used to bring down dictators. Nonviolence Unbound shows how insights into what makes nonviolent action eff ective can be applied to four completely diff erent arenas: defending against verbal abuse, responding to online defamatory pictures, and engaging in the struggles over …