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Direct action – not the same as protest

This is a good example of the real tradition of direct action activism, today often blurred by activists that calls…

Posted by Stellan Vinthagen on Thursday, January 14, 2016

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Reflections on the “civil disobedience” action that disappeared

I took part in the "Red lines" civil disobedience action in Paris this last Saturday, the #D12, together with some 10…

Posted by Stellan Vinthagen on Thursday, December 17, 2015

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Effective Everyday resistance

Resistance as resilience

If there is a meaningful understanding of resilience as a form of resistance, this is it: the Bedouin village al-Araqib…

Posted by Stellan Vinthagen on Wednesday, November 11, 2015

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The boycott of Israel is working

This new measure by Israeli legislators shows the boycott movement is becoming a real political factor threatening the…

Posted by Stellan Vinthagen on Thursday, October 22, 2015

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People power saved Arctic, says Greenpeace

A professionally made celebration of the people power that stopped Shell from drilling from oil in the Arctic, done by Greenpeace International

Posted by Stellan Vinthagen on Sunday, October 18, 2015

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The “Information Liberation Front”

Hackers protest and show their skills against military security specialists, but does it help to undermine the war…

Posted by Stellan Vinthagen on Thursday, October 8, 2015

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Victory for people power?

This is really good news for the climate: Shell decides to abandon the plans to drill for oil in Arctic! Shell claims it…

Posted by Stellan Vinthagen on Monday, September 28, 2015

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Unions are proven to be good for workers

Not a big surprise, but worth reminding about, especially in the US where only some 10-20 % are organised …

Posted by Stellan Vinthagen on Friday, September 18, 2015

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Why did Europe suddenly turn into mass mobilisation of solidarity?

Why is there such an amazing mobilisation of solidarity with refugees throughout Europe now, not earlier? I think there…

Posted by Stellan Vinthagen on Friday, September 11, 2015

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Effective Nonviolent action Repression Resistance research Revolution

Nonviolent resistance spreads globally – but is it effective?

Nonviolent resistance is nowadays spreading globally. As in Macedonia and Guatemala, mass protests are happening in the…

Posted by Stellan Vinthagen on Monday, September 7, 2015