George Lakey is Visiting Professor at Swarthmore College and a Quaker. He has led 1,500 workshops on five continents and led activist projects on local, national, and international levels. Among many other books and articles, he is author of “Strategizing for a Living Revolution” in David Solnit’s book Globalize Liberation (City Lights, 2004). His first arrest was for a civil rights sit-in and most recent was with Earth Quaker Action Team while protesting mountain top removal coal mining. Max Rennebohm is the Research Assistant for the Global Nonviolent Action Database. He is currently at Swarthmore College studying Peace and Conflict Studies and Psychology.
A child sitting on an army tank in Tahrir Square, with a banner that reads "Egypt is free" on January 29, 2011.More
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