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Which non-violent revolutions will succeed?

WorldNews Saturday, 26 September 2020
Which non-violent revolutions will succeed?The old calculation was simple and brutal: If you want to overthrow a tyrant, you must use violence. There was an occasional exception, like Gandhi’s use of nonviolent protest to gain India’s independence, but people wrote that off as being due to the fact that the British Empire, being ruled by a democratic government, was too soft. Tell that to the descendants of the tens of thousands of Irish, Kenyans, Malaysians, Yemenis, Iraqis, Egyptians, Afrikaners and sundry others who were killed for trying to leave the British Empire. It would be truer to say that Gandhian nonviolence obliged the British to avoid massive violence in India (and Pakistan and what eventually became...
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