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...
Liu Xiaobo: Democratic Vistas and the Empty Chair

Liu Xiaobo: Democratic Vistas and the Empty Chair

Ever the undiscouraged, resolute, struggling soul of man; Have former armies fail’d, then we send fresh armies – and fresh again — Walt Whitman, “Life” Liu Xiaobo, Nobel Peace Prize laureate, died on July 13, 2017, at age 61 after having been jailed for 11...