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How We Win: A Guide to Nonviolent Direct Action Campaigning

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A lifetime of activist experience informs this playbook for building and conducting nonviolent direct action campaigns

Beginning as a trainer in the civil rights movement of the 1960s, George Lakey has been on the front lines of social change for decades.

Now, in this timely and down-to-earth guide, he passes the torch to a new generation of activists hitting the streets. H
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Paperback, 224 pages
Published December 4th 2018 by Melville House Publishing
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George Lakey, 67, is the director of Training for Change. He began his career as a trainer at the Martin Luther King School for Social Change, and has since gone on to lead over 1000 workshops on five continents. He has run trainings for coal miners, therapists, homeless people, prisoners, Russian lesbians and gays, Sri Lankan monks, Burmese guerrilla soldiers, striking steel workers, South Africa ...more