The Orange Revolution in the Ukraine, the Serbian Revolution which ousted Slobodan Milosevic, and the Arab Spring uprisings all share a common root. Activists from each uprising cite the teachings of Gene Sharp, and the Albert Einstein Institution as an inspiration for their movements.
Rivera Sun co-hosts, and Jamila Raqib, executive director of the Albert Einstein Institution, is our guest. We discuss the teachings of Gene Sharp, and the power of non-violent organizing, this week on Occupy Radio.
THE METHODS OF NONVIOLENT PROTEST AND PERSUASION
Egyptian laborers strike for pay, ~1170 BCE
From Dictatorship to Democracy
A Conceptual Framework for Liberation
Gene Sharp, 2002