Tag: violence

The Not So Hidden Danger of Neutrality

‘Both Sides’ Arguments Reinforce Right Wing Violence by Derek Scarlino / Love and Rage The tactic of escalation in accordance with civil disobedience, even the nonviolent kind, is predicated on dehumanization. The goal of direct action such as sit-ins, strikes, occupations, and other tactics, is highlighting the disregard […]

When Nonviolence Becomes Neutrality

by Derek Scarlino/Love and Rage I had a great teacher when it came to studying nonviolence, sitting in a classroom at SUNY Brockport nearly a decade ago discussing its history, its nuances, its concerted approach to negating power by challenging it, almost tauntingly, to lash out violently among […]