As calls for abolition grow, the queer and women of color-led movement for transformative justice offers a glimpse of a future beyond policing.
Resistance Studies is a collaborative effort between academics and activists, or “professors of the street,” that promotes the analysis of and support for nonviolent direct action and civil disobedience around the world. This includes the Resistance Studies Initiative at UMass Amherst, scholars in the Resistance Studies Network and the interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed Journal of Resistance Studies. This initiative is managed and edited by Stellan Vinthagen, Craig Brown, Ben Case and Priyanka Borpujari.
Waging Nonviolence partners with other organizations and publishes their work.
By reviving the cultural and religious ritual of Irreechaa, the Oromo people are engaged in a form of constructive resistance to domination.
On a recent trip, I witnessed how Israeli military training is making life unlivable for Palestinians in Masafer Yatta. But they are more determined than ever to resist.
The ZAD’s years-long confrontation with the French state harbors many lessons about the role of unity in radical struggles and the effectiveness of land occupation strategies.