“Civil Resistance: The Power of the People” radio documentary

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“Civil Resistance: The Power of the People” radio documentary

(Original article: International Center on Nonviolent Conflict)

Released in May 2016, Civil Resistance: The Power of the People is 51-minute radio documentary that is airing on the show America Abroad on National Public Radio stations around the United States.

It includes interviews and on-site reporting with practitioners, scholars, and experts on civil resistance, including (in order of appearance):

  • ICNC President Hardy Merriman
    Read his most recent chapter on attributes of successful civil resistance movements here (PDF).
  • Women of Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA), and WOZA leader Jennifer Williams
  • Professor Walter Conser of University of North Carolina
    Speaking about nonviolent civil resistance during the US colonial struggle against the British from 1765-75.  Read his chapter on this subject here (PDF).
  • ICNC Academic Council co-chair Mary King
    Speaking about the Indian Independence Struggle.  Learn more about her most recent book on this subject here.
  • The Indian anti-corruption movement 5th Pillar
    Read more about 5th Pillar and other civil resistance movements against corruption here.
  • Rev. James Lawson, US Civil Rights Movement leader who has been organizing campaigns in the United States for five decades
    Read a new book on James Lawson’s work here.
  • The San Jose de Apartado Peace Community in Colombia
    Providing an example of how nonviolent organizing and refusal to cooperate with armed groups can reduce violence in conflict zones.  Read more about their work here.
  • ICNC Academic Council co-chair Erica Chenoweth
    Read more about her groundbreaking research here.

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