Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - January 22, 2017
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)http://www.connexions.org/Media/CXNL-2017-01-22.htm
Date Written: 22/01/2017
Year Published: 2017
Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
Cx Number: CX20240
Ultimately all power structures depend on the obedience of those over whom they rule. It helps if people believe in the legitimacy of those who wield power, but the crucial thing is obedience. Once people start to disobey in significant numbers, the dynamic of power changes fundamentally. Disobedience, especially on a large scale, shakes the power of the rulers, and increases the power of those who disobey. Disobedience is the theme of this issue.
Topic of the Week: Disobedience
When Soldiers Resist
Winning the Rank and File Soldiers in Egypt
Can Soldiers Resist?
Convict and Immigrant Detainee Struggles Converge in Strike Wave
China in Revolt
John Berger 1926-2017
Website of the Week: Breaking the Silence
Book of the Week: Soldiers in Revolt: GI Resistance during the Vietnam War
Film of the Week: Sir! No Sir!
Organizing: The story of the GI coffeehouses
People's History: Fragging
From the Archives: Principles of Nuremberg