Ikkevold

Marching Towards Peace In Korea

The greatest point of contention was over the Rodong Shinmun report. According to Ahn, she told the paper that her mother, a largely uneducated woman from South Korea, was aware that Kim Il Sung had been a resistance fighter against the Japanese—a…

Civilian Nonviolent Resistance to ISIS

  I recently provided an interview to the Centre for Applied Intelligence elaborating on my argument about how civilians can sometimes nonviolently nudge armed groups to commit less violence (CAI is a new think thank that applies behavioral theories to current events). One of the topics I…

Spain’s hologram protests

Millions of Spaniards have engaged in protests over the past four years. As of July 1 they can be subject to disproportionate fines and even jail for exercising their democratic rights to freedom of expression, assembly, protest and information. Interview.…

Gaza, elections, and Land Day

Palestinians mark Land Day across Israel and the West Bank, politics take center stage in Israel, laid off workers take to the streets, a number of social and political struggles intensify, Gaza struggles to recover from last summer’s devastating war,…