Over at New Tactics, a great site that I’m just now discovering, a week-long discussion about the role that humor can play in countering activist burnout, attracting interest in the cause from a wider audience, and gaining better media coverage as we engage in nonviolent action with some wonderful practitioners of nonviolence from around the world – including Srdja Popovic, one of the leader of the Otpor movement that brought down Milosevic – wrapped up on Tuesday. To check out the dialogue, click here.
And keep an eye on their site for other similar discussions. From April 21-27th, for example, they will be hosting a dialogue on “Engaging youth in non-violent alternatives to militarism” that sounds like it will be very worthwhile.
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