War and peace


Here you’ll find articles exploring how non-violent movements have sought to challenge state oppression and uphold the rights of citizens across the world, from the women of Greenham Common to the Italian port workers who refused to load ships with weapons destined for use on Yemeni citizens. Our coverage also takes a critical look at non-violent tactics, examining the effectiveness of such movements in challenging oppressive systems.

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    Did nonviolence fail in Egypt?

    Three years after the resignation of Mubarak, the Egyptian revolution provides a perfect example of what mass protest can – and can’t – accomplish. By Mark and Paul Engler.