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Michael Beer Civil Resistance Tactics in the 21st Century (Expands Gene Sharp’s findings) 2021 Sum FREE Video
Nadine Bloch Beautiful Trouble, Beautiful Solutions & Beautiful Rising 2012 Sum FREE Video
Steve Chase How Agent Provocateurs Harm Our Movements 2022 Sum FREE Video
Erica Chenoweth Rethinking Violence ; Civil Resistance: What Everyone Needs to Know… 2021 Sum FREE Video
Zack Exley, Becky Bond Rules for Revolutionaries: How Big Organizing Can Change Everything 2016 Sum FREE Video
Gene Sharp 20 classics on “The Politics of Nonviolent Action”, struggle, revolution and liberation many Sum FREE Video
Bill Moyer w/ Mary Lou Finley Doing Democracy: The MAP Model for Organizing Social Movements 2002 NA FREE Video
George Lakey How We Win; Viking Economics; Powerful Peacemaking; Facilitating Group Learning many Sum FREE Video
Rinku Sen Stir It Up: Lessons in Community Organizing and Advocacy 2003 Sum FREE Video
George Lakoff Moral Politics, The Political Mind, Whose Freedom, Don’t Think of an Elephant (All New) many Sum FREE Video
Lawrence Lessig Republic Lost: How Money Corrupts Congress; They Don’t Represent Us… 2016 Sum NA Video
Coover, Deacon, Esser, Moore Resource Manual for a Living Revolution 1985 Sum FREE Video
Robert Irwin Building a Peace System 1990 Sum FREE Video
Bill Moyer et al. Moving Toward a New Society 1980 Sum NA Video
Stephen Zunes Nonviolent Social Movements: A Geographical Perspective 2000 Sum FREE Video
Stephen Zunes Western Sahara: War, Nationalism, and Conflict Irresolution 2021 Sum FREE Video

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