Non-Violent Civil Disobedience or Non-Civil Obedience?
NON-VIOLENT CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE OR NON-CIVIL OBEDIENCE? WHAT STRATEGIES WORK?
In 1980, striking shipyard workers in Poland demanded independent unions. Driven underground by a government crackdown, how did they emerge as Poland’s governing political party in 1989? In 1983, striking miners in Chile initiated a wave of peaceful protests against Gen. Pinochet’s dictatorship. Despite severe repression, how did it come about that Pinochet was finally defeated in a referendum in 1988?
How can we, the 99%, apply their strategies to today’s struggle for equity?
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