Nonviolence is powerful! Gene Sharp explains how powerful it is.

Many people assume that militarism and other forms of violence are powerful.  Actually, NONVIOLENCE is more powerful.

We need to understand — and practice — Gene Sharp’s insights about power.  See information at, where you can read, download and print out many resources for free.

Here is a short, easy-to-read article to understand how Gene Sharp understood power:  Gene Sharp’s Theory of Power






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Since the late 1960s Glen Anderson has devoted his life to working as a volunteer for peace, nonviolence, social justice, and progressive political issues. He has worked through many existing organizations and started several. Over the years he has worked especially for such wide-ranging goals as making peace with Vietnam, eliminating nuclear weapons, converting from a military economy to a peacetime economy, abolishing the death penalty, promoting nonviolence at all levels throughout society, and helping people organize and strategize for grassroots movements to solve many kinds of problems. He writes, speaks, and conducts training workshops on a wide variety of topics. Since 1987 he has produced and hosted a one-hour cable TV interview program on many kinds of issues. Since 2017 he has blogged at He lives in Lacey near Olympia WA. You can reach him at (360) 491-9093