Through art and poetry, the dispossessed villagers of Yomitan have shown how militarized occupation of Indigenous land can be creatively resisted.
Resistance Studies is a collaborative effort between academics and activists, or “professors of the street,” that promotes the analysis of and support for nonviolent direct action and civil disobedience around the world. This includes the Resistance Studies Initiative at UMass Amherst, scholars in the Resistance Studies Network and the interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed Journal of Resistance Studies.
Waging Nonviolence partners with other organizations and publishes their work.
Poland’s anti-abortion law protesters are finding ways to limit the risks of coronavirus and police violence with nonviolent action.
The recovery from coronavirus requires economic justice and ecological stability.
With the 40-year anniversary of Poland’s Solidarity movement, we should remember the complex history of nonviolent resistance in Eastern Europe.