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Nonviolence trainers’ resource manual

Training for nonviolence can be an important first step in helping people to confront fear and support each other when facing police, community and institutional opposition to their activism. The Trainers’ Resource Manual is a collection of training tools that can be used to assemble workshops to match the needs, experience and availability of groups working for social change. The manual is one outcome of a six-month partnership between Pt’chang Nonviolent Community Safety Group and the Donald Groom Peace Committee. The aim of that partnership has been to substantially develop the capacity of trainers around Australia to provide nonviolence training to the wider community.

This is an Uprising: How Nonviolent Revolt is Shaping the Twenty-First Century

This is an Uprising: How Nonviolent Revolt is Shaping the Twenty-First Century

By: Mark Engler & Paul Engler

There is a craft to uprising – and this craft can change the world. From protests around climate change and immigrant rights, to Occupy, the Arab Spring, and #BlackLivesMatter, a new generation is unleashing strategic nonviolent action to shape public debate and force political change. When mass movements erupt onto our television screens, the media…

Merdeka and the Morning Star: Civil Resistance in West Papua

Merdeka and the Morning Star: Civil Resistance in West Papua

By: Jason Macleod

Jason Macleod is a member of the Change Agency team: a dedicated activist educator, mentor and strategist. Having dropped out of university in 1991, Jason hitched to northern Queensland then made his way to Papua New Guinea.  Hiking and paddling the Sepik, he made his way into a remote part of West Papua where he contracted malaria….

A theory of nonviolent action: How civil disobedience works

A theory of nonviolent action: How civil disobedience works

By: Stellan Vinthagen

In A Theory of Nonviolent Action, Stellan Vinthagen draws on these examples as well as a rich collection of other historical social events that represent nonviolence movements that combined resistance and constructive change. With this groundbreaking book, Vinthagen provides the first major systematic attempt to develop a theory of nonviolent action in decades, making this…

nonviolence unbound
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August 13, 2015

Nonviolence unbound: Brian Martin’s latest

Rallies, strikes, boycotts, sit-ins – these and other methods of nonviolent action can be used to bring down dictators. Nonviolence Unbound shows how insights into what makes nonviolent action effective can be applied to four completely different arenas: defending against verbal abuse, responding to online defamatory pictures, and engaging in the struggles over euthanasia and vaccination. This…