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Civil disobedience: Connexipedia Article
The active refusal to obey certain laws, demands and commands of a government, or of an occupying power, without resorting to physical violence.
Civil Disobedience: Originally published as "Resistance to Civil Government"
Thoreau, Henry David
An essay by Henry David Thoreau that was first published in 1849 which argues that people should not permit governments to overrule or atrophy their consciences, and that people have a duty to avoid a...
Disobedience: The rise of the global fossil fuel resistance
Disobedient Productions LLC
Disobedience is a film about a new phase of the climate movement: courageous action that is being taken on the front lines of the climate crisis on every continent, led by regular people fed up with t...
The Fort Hood 43
A history of the 43 infantrymen who refused to be deployed against protestors at the 1968 Democratic National Convention.
GI Coffeehouses Recalled: a Compliment From General Westmoreland
The New York Times has published an op-ed piece by historian David Parsons about the coffeehouses started near US bases during the War in Vietnam.
Investigation of a Flame
Sachs, Lynne (director)
Investigation of a Flame is a 2001 documentary by Lynne Sachs about the Catonsville Nine, nine Catholic activists who became known for their May 17, 1968 nonviolent act of civil disobedience in burnin...
Naturism and Civil Disobedience
May a naturist go so far as to break the law to encourage the liberalization of anti-nudity laws? When is nonviolent civil disobedience justified in advocating the naturist cause?
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - January 22, 2017: Disobedience
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
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 pe...
Presidio mutiny: Wikipedia article
The Presidio mutiny was a sit-down protest carried out by 27 prisoners at the Presidio stockade in San Francisco, California on October 14, 1968. The stiff sentences given out at courts martial for th...
Recovering Nonviolent History: Civil Resistance in Liberation Struggles
Bartkowski, Maciej (ed.)
Essays showing, in considerable detail, the varied roles played by civil resistance in fifteen liberation struggles in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas.
Sir! No Sir!
Zeiger, David (director)
A documentary about the anti-war movement within the ranks of the United States Armed Forces during the Vietnam War.
Soldiers in Revolt: GI Resistance during the Vietnam War
A definitive account of GI resistance in the Vietnam War. With an introduction by Howard Zinn.
The Virtues of Mutiny and Desertion: Two Christmas Anniversaries
Christmas Eve also marks the famous 1914 “Christmas truce” when British and German soldiers crossed No Man’s Land to shake hands, play soccer, exchange souvenirs and sing carols to each other. The Hi...
When Soldiers Resist
Let's remember the courageous war resisters who said no to the slaughter in Vietnam.