Self-Liberation: Is There Any Other Kind?

Self-Liberation: Is There Any Other Kind?

{Ed. Note: The recent death of Gene Sharp, the renowned strategist and thinker on active nonviolence, provokes us to newly consider his writings and teachings. René Wadlow revisits an essay he originally wrote during the period of the Arab Spring revolutions, and...
Who Is Responsible for the Protests in Iran?

Who Is Responsible for the Protests in Iran?

In the final days of 2017, a series of anti-government rallies took place in Iran, taking by surprise both international observers and the Iranian society. Some argue the root cause was the nation’s poor economy and financial difficulties, while others believe the...
Revolutionary Nonviolence and Dialectical Thinking

Revolutionary Nonviolence and Dialectical Thinking

Dialectics can help sharpen our strategies, intensify our struggles, and push us past seemingly intractable odds. Simply put, dialectics are the ways in which our many truths and definitions of the world—including and sometimes especially our contradictions and...