The CIA and Nonviolent Resistance

  One important aspect of the “diversity of tactics” debate (i.e. the debate whether to be exclusively nonviolent) in the Occupy movement relates to mounting evidence of the role CIA and Pentagon-funded foundations and think tanks play in funding and promoting nonviolent resistance training. The two major US foundations promoting nonviolence, both overseas and domestically, […]

A response to Michael Collins "Revolutions Know No Color"

A response to Michael Collins “Revolutions Know No Color” Mr. Collins is absolutely correct in stating that “revolutions know no color” — indigenous revolutions that is. However, in referring to the Egyptian protests, Mr. Collins appears to confuse ‘revolution’ - a ‘fundamental change in the balance of power’, with protests and covert operations and coups. […]