Archive for 2014
Despite the demonstrated power of sacrifice and disruption, it is rare that groups risk either in significant measure — and even rarer that the two are combined in thoughtful and creative ways
Every so often, we witness a period of mass insurgency that seems to defy the accepted rules of politics
Lessons from the Salt March for today's social movements.
Can theories of movement cycles equip activists to persevere over the long haul?
Where insider politics fails, a transformational approach can turn the impossible into the inevitable.
The strengths and limitations of prefigurative politics.
Reconsidering Poor People's Movements in the wake of mass uprising.
In the wake of Occupy, some community organizers are interested in questioning the old divide between "movements" and "organizations"—and in harnessing the power of both.
Three years after the resignation of Mubarak, the Egyptian Revolution provides a perfect example of what mass, disruptive protest can accomplish—and what it can't.
It took years of political evolution for King to understand nonviolence not merely as a moral force, but as an effective strategy for leveraging political change.