TAG: direct action

Not a Hacker or Whistleblower? Here’s How You Can Still Liberate Secret Documents

Daniel Hunter, Waging Nonviolence Contributor Waking Times Forty years ago a tiny group of antiwar protesters picked locks at the Federal Bureau of Investigation offices in Media, Pa. They stuffed briefcases with confidential documents which they later released to reporters. Their act was brazen and planned with meticulous detail. In fact, recent reports have made it so

The Right to Self-Defense

We have a moral right to defend ourselves against violation; there’s no doubt in my mind about that. Persons and groups have boundaries for a reason, and integrity generally requires that we defend them. Gandhi said that this is an obligation that trumped his call to experiment with nonviolent action; if you can’t think of a way to defend yourself nonviolently, he said, use violence.

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