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Violence & nonviolence

Case Study: Brazil, 1977–1988

Rubber tappers defend the rainforest


Roger Hallam, Common Sense for the 21st Century: only nonviolent rebellion can now stop climate breakdown and social collapse

Common Sense for the 21st Century, 2019; 80pp; £6


Case Study: Britain, 2015 - 2016

Students force Student Pride to drop BP


Case Study: United States 2012 – 2013

Seattle teachers end standardised testing 


Nathan Stoltzfus, Hitler’s Compromises: coercion and consensus in Nazi Germany

Yale University Press, 2016; 432pp; £30


Case Study: Peru, 1918–1919

Workers’ general strike wins eight-hour day


Bruce Kent: As I please

'Weapons are supposed to bring security”


Case Study: Colombia, 2013

Coffee farmers win a living wage


Editorial: Revolution means winning big

We need to break the huge visions that we have into smaller, winnable struggles, argues PN editor Milan Rai


How I fought off a motorcycle gang

Seeing the humanity in her enemies enabled one German activist to derail an attack by a motorcycle gang. In this piece, originally published on the Waging Nonviolence website, Antje Mattheus teases out some of the lessons for activists.