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Vol.36, No.3: Jul-Sep 2020

Power and Protest


Black Lives Matter activists and allies celebrate the removal of a statue of Edward Colston, a notorious 17th century slave trader, from its plinth in Bristol, England .

Disruption is at the heart of civil resistance, as long as it does not turn to violence. See Property Damage, Violence, Nonviolent Action, and Strategy by Tom Hastings in our July-September issue (with thanks to the International Center on Nonviolent Conflict, the original publishers)

Also in this issue

Covid-19: A Planetary Disease
All diseases start somewhere, writes University of Otago lecturer Louise Delany, but true prevention and management should begin before, not after, any contagious disease crosses borders.

The New Geography of Eastern Europe
We’ve despaired as right-wing populism has engulfed the nation-states of Hungary, Poland, the Czech Republic, and Slovakia. But take heart: young, progressive mayors are transforming the modern capital cities of those same countries. Thorsten Botz-Bornstein describes the “Pact of Free Cities,” its supporters, and their aspirations.

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