People Power is Alive and Well (by Srdja Popovic)

I thought I would share this optimistic blog post on the effect of the 'global people power revolution' in 2011 by Srdja Popovic - Executive director at Centre for Applied Nonviolent Actions and Strategies.

"Even as critics discuss and argue over the success or failure of these protests, I nevertheless see a paradigm shift. People have been awakened and are understanding power and obedience not in monolithic terms – where the head of state has top-down control that should be obeyed implicitly – but instead as active participants and shareholders in that power."

http://forumblog.org/2013/03/people-power-is-alive-and-well/

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Tags: Democracy, Ethics, Peace, Rights

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