action takes time and patience, both of which our government seems to have run out of.
Gene Sharp, who has written a study of nonviolent resistance
, describes the scene on that day: "When those in front fell down wounded by the shots, those behind came forward with their breasts bared and exposed themselves to the fire, so much so that some people got as many as twenty-one bullet wounds in their bodies, and all the people stood their ground without getting into a panic.
Martin Luther King toward a politics of nonviolent resistance
as an alternative to both resigned acquiescence and revolutionary terror.
s doctrine of nonviolent resistance
as a result of the successful boycott of segregated buses in Montgomery, Alabama, in 1955-1956, and the rise of the black student protest movement, starting with the "sit-ins" of early 1960, intensified Marshall's unhappiness all the more.
She called for "immediate and serious international intervention to end the occupation," and stressed the importance of all forms of nonviolent resistance
of the occupation.
Sociologists, political scientists, and historians link the study of social movements with the study of nonviolent civil resistance, and push theoretical and empirical boundaries of nonviolent resistance
research by extending, refining, and challenging existing models.
For King nonviolent resistance
emerged as the technique of the movement, while love stood as the regulating ideal.
And then, Lord, let the light from that fire make every thought, word, and deed a reflection of living, nonviolent resistance
to every wretched form of violence, so that we may be made worthy of the long-promised blessings reserved lot the peacemakers and those who show mercy.
THE THOUGHTFUL AND tough-minded article on nonviolent resistance
by Peter Ackerman and Jack DuVall was excellent.
Even so, by establishing illegal, nonviolent resistance
to the state as a de rigueur test of one's commitment to peace, the Berrigans made their singular contribution to the nonviolence movement.