How to protest peacefully.

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How to protest peacefully.

Post by Dreamweaver » 25 Feb 2018, 02:20

Unhappy with any political situation?

METHODS OF NONVIOLENT PROTEST AND PERSUASION
METHODS OF SOCIAL NONCOOPERATION
METHODS OF ECONOMIC NONCOOPERATION: ECONOMIC BOYCOTTS
METHODS OF ECONOMIC NONCOOPERATION: THE STRIKE
METHODS OF POLITICAL NONCOOPERATION
METHODS OF NONVIOLENT INTERVENTION

https://www.aeinstein.org/nonviolentact ... nt-action/

Gene Sharp, the author of this list, died on Jan. 28 at his home in Boston. He was 90.His death was announced by Jamila Raqib, an Afghan refugee who is the executive director of the Albert Einstein Institution, which Dr. Sharp founded in 1983. The Occupy Wall Street movement and other “occupy” demonstrations to protest economic inequality in the United States also drew from the Sharp manual.
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Post by mavisbramston » 25 Feb 2018, 13:12

How sad it is that the DEPLORABLES chooseto listen to the intruder in the white hous e rather than the the intelligent voices of the peaceful youth protestors.
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Post by Perrorist » 25 Feb 2018, 13:36

Any books on armed protest, DW? I have my pitchfork polished and ready to strike.

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Post by Dreamweaver » 25 Feb 2018, 21:55

Perry get your gun! :heeheehee

But peaceful protest is far more effective. Consider the countries that have used his methods - Indonesia, South Korea, Brazil, Argentina, Nigeria, Phillippines, Turkey, and Japan. Some of these might be rather flawed as democracies, but still hold relatively free elections. Former Soviet states in Eastern Europe have been uneven in their success, from civil war in sections of the former Yugoslavia to the reunification of Germany. But they've mostly made the transition and mostly peacefully.

But I wonder how much success is really 'a good thing', when considering his writing contributed to the 'Arab Spring,' which was probably a case of too much too soon. :eek
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Post by Dreamweaver » 25 Feb 2018, 22:05

And he was no Ghandi. He was a U.S. citizen who had never been in such situations as Ghandi, Mandela, etc. experienced.
You might be interested at the list of countries, including Australia, that U.S. is said to have influenced.
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Post by Perrorist » 26 Feb 2018, 06:28

Yes, the CIA was implicated in Gough's loss. He was seen as a danger to the US.

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Post by mavisbramston » 27 Feb 2018, 09:43

The peace marchers of the women of Northern Ireland may not have achieved much but they were impressive

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Post by Perrorist » 27 Feb 2018, 12:02

The anti-war protesters managed to gain attention on the Vietnam War. I'm sure they influenced the decision to withdraw.

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