We need to prepare for ongoing insurrectionary violence and address its root causes

by Maria J. Stephanfor Waging Nonviolence To prevent future far-right violence, first we need accountability. Then we must build movements capable of transforming our social, political and economic systems. Following the Jan. 6 insurrectionary attack on the U.S. Capitol and on the country, the FBI has warned of violent actions being planned in all 50 states and … Continue reading We need to prepare for ongoing insurrectionary violence and address its root causes

REFLECTION: Did nonviolence fail in Egypt?

by Mark Engler and Paul Engler, Waging NonviolenceThree years ago this month, the 82-year-old president of Egypt, Hosni Mubarak, stepped down amid historic protests against his dictatorial rule. News of his resignation on Feb. 11, 2011 marked the climax of an uprising that was quickly recognized as one of the most sudden and significant upheavals … Continue reading REFLECTION: Did nonviolence fail in Egypt?