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You'll love this lively, engaging journey into the heart of The Dandelion Insurrection's story of nonviolent action!
All around the world, common, everyday people work for justice, equality and freedom using the nonviolent tools of Martin Luther King, Gandhi, Jesus, and Cesar Chavez. You can learn these resistance strategies and apply them in your community. Millions of people are and now you can too.
This fun to use study guide covers the basic dynamics and strategies of nonviolent action. Discover how to plan and build campaigns, become familiar with Gene Sharp's 198 Methods of Nonviolent Action, envision how to weaken the pillars of support of your opponent and learn to develop effective strategy for the issues your community faces.
Taking lessons off the page and into our lives, author Rivera Sun guides us through the skills and strategies that create the thrilling adventure of The Dandelion Insurrection. Drawing on historical examples of nonviolent political, economic, environmental and racial justice struggles around the world and using your favorite scenes from the book, this study guide brings the novel and strategies of effective nonviolent resistance to life in an exciting way.
The Dandelion Insurrection Study Guide offers students and elders, parents and families, church groups and social justice organizations a fun and friendly way to dive into the reality of making change through nonviolent action. Featuring the newest research, the guide is useful for people just becoming interested in activism as well as seasoned life-long activists.
Use this study guide on your own, or gather your friends, neighbors, and associates. Divided into easy to use sections you can use this book as a wonderful way to build community or take your book club on a great new adventure. Together you will discover how ordinary people can make extraordinary change
“When fear is used to control us, love is how we rebel!” ~ The DandelionInsurrection
Reviewers call The Dandelion Insurrection “The handbook of the coming revolution”... because of the prophetic nature of its story and the newest research in nonviolent civil resistance it illustrates. Both the novel and the study guide can be enjoyed separately, together they are a remarkable look at what is possible and how we can get there.
“Be kind. Be connected. Be unafraid!” ~ The Dandelion Insurrection
...and start reading The Dandelion Insurrection and this Study Guide to Nonviolent Action now!
Some Editorial Reviews of The Dandelion Insurrection - Love and Revolution -- by Rivera Sun
“Close your eyes and imagine the force of the people and the power of love overcoming the force of greed and the love of power. Then read The Dandelion Insurrection. In a world where despair has deep roots, The Dandelion Insurrection bursts forth with joyful abandon.”
~ Medea Benjamin, co-founder of CodePink
“…not only make you want to change the world, it will remind you that you can.”
~ Gayle Brandeis, author of The Book of Dead Birds, winner of the Bellwether Prize for Socially Engaged Fiction
“The Dandelion Insurrection is an updated, more accurate, less fantastical Brave New World or 1984.”
~ David Swanson, journalist, author, peace activist
“...a beautifully written book just like the dandelion plant itself, punching holes through the concert of corporate terror, and inviting all to join in the insurrection.”
~ Keith McHenry, co-founder of the Food Not Bombs Movement
“Let's all join and have our own Dandelion Insurrection, I give the book 7 gold stars...and a huge Right On Sister!”
~ Joe Hock, OWS, March Against Monsanto