FDL Book Salon Welcomes Erica Chenoweth, Maria J. Stephan, Why Civil Resistance Works: The Strategic Logic of Nonviolent Conflict

By: Sunday August 10, 2014 1:59 pm

In Why Civil Resistance Works: The Strategic Logic of Nonviolent Conflict, Erica Chenoweth and Maria J. Stephan review the scholarly literature on campaigns of popular and usually nonviolent resistance to undemocratic regimes in modern nations, including Iran, Burma, Palestine, and Israel. A table at the end and an online appendix refer to many other instances of nonviolence.

 

Newt Gringrich’s Fantasy: People Power Over Money Power

By: Wednesday February 1, 2012 6:45 am

I was struck by Newt’s explanation of what would keep his campaign going despite the upcoming losses. “People power,” he said. It will be “people power over money power.” I don’t think so.

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