April 5, 2021

The Power of Nonviolence with Jamila Raqib

Nonviolence and peace are not the same thing. Nonviolent action is action. It’s not passive. It requires courage and dedication and perseverance and being very, very smart and even more strategic. It is an act of destruction, but not an act of bloodletting. It is the path we need to take to tear down the systems of oppression that are so very evident in America today and build something better and more equitable for all of us.

This week we’re honored to be joined by Jamila Raqib. Jamila is a former Nobel peace prize nominee and director of the Albert Einstein Institution which promotes nonviolent action around the world.


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Sources for audio clips

Dr. King: Nonviolence is the Most Powerful Weapon - Qqara https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=74XJJ3Tq5ew
The secret to effective nonviolent resistance | Jamila Raqib - TED https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OIpgrZ8yS-Q&t=358s
Noam Chomsky - Nonviolent Resistance - Chomsky's Philosophy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VkH-cyuFPtc
Congressman John R. Lewis: "Non-violence" - Rensselear Polytechnic Institute https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pYgqzZmM6uw
Nonviolence As Combat
Gene Sharp - How to Start a Revolution Trailer https://vimeo.com/ondemand/genesharp
198 Methods of Nonviolence
Nonviolence: 198 Methods of Non-Violent Action -
Korczyk's Class
Obama Noviolence
Obama's Nonviolence speech - CNN https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0puOEHzguSg
Biden says US democracy under "unprecedented assault" after pro-Trump rioters storm Capitol building - Global News https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fSy2rwIFtcE
Social Media Networks Purge President Trump, Cite Inciting US Capitol Riot - CBS Philly https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Ao9WcOfn9I
Zuckerberg blames January insurrection on Trump, not social media - Politico https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BwM1yIFpIqE
SFX - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U3gVJ9TeBV4
Capitol Police
Capitol Police Failed to See Riot Threat: ‘These Criminals Came Prepared’ - Bloomberg Quicktake Now https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ciTZdJmii3s
Social Media Culpability
The Social Media Garbage Landscape: Fake News & Data Privacy | AXIOS on HBO https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XGJmO3jLNMs
NBA Wildcat Strike
NBA Playoff Strike: Players ‘Demand Justice’ After Jacob Blake Shooting - ET https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BKtOH6ahS_8
Daniel Ellsberg
POV | The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg & the Pentagon Papers | Trailer | PBS https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cD8EZWD4ILY
Dr. King: Nonviolence is the Most Powerful Weapon - Qqara https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=74XJJ3Tq5ew

Show Credits

Host: Alyssa Milano
Executive Producer: Alyssa Milano
Associate Producer: Ben Jackson
Editing and Sound Production: Natasha Jacobs
Music by: Josh Cooke & Eleisha Eagle