Interview on “Democracy Paradox” Podcast

I had a really great time talking about nonviolent resistance and transitions to democracy with Justin Kempf on his podcast “Democracy Paradox.” We cover a lot of the core arguments from my book From Dissent to Democracy, including the importance of high levels of civic mobilization and the shift from revolutionary, maximalist goals and tacticsContinue reading “Interview on “Democracy Paradox” Podcast”

Mali’s Coup: Harbinger of Hope or Uncertainty

With Anushka Bose Originally Posted on USIP Analysis and Commentary. See original post here. Last year was one of the most dramatic years of nonviolent action in recent memory, with millions taking to the streets to push for greater economic equality, democratic representation, and social justice. Some of the most dramatic uprisings took place inContinue reading “Mali’s Coup: Harbinger of Hope or Uncertainty”