In this new video, Voice of America takes a look at the inspiring work of our good friends at the Center for Applied Nonviolent Action and Strategies (CANVAS) in Belgrade. In the segment, Srdja Popovic—who we’ve interviewed numerous times on this site, including here—talks about what the Egyptians did right, the keys to success of nonviolent struggle, and reiterates the point that I stressed in my last post: “Removing the bad guy is sometimes easier than building the democratic institutions.”
In elections, we are facing setbacks locally and more broadly. A bold new experiment in West Virginia offers lessons for long-term success.
A prolific writer and speaker, Rev. Deats strengthened grassroots movements by leading nonviolent action trainings in conflict zones around the world.
With the Line 3 and Dakota Access pipelines threatening Indigenous land, youth from the Standing Rock and Cheyenne River Sioux tribes ran 2,000 miles to deliver a powerful message to the new administration.