Producer/Host: Amy Browne
“The Power and Potential of Nonviolent Struggle: Lessons from the Arab Spring, the Global Occupy Movement, and Beyond” was the topic of a lecture at UMaine last week. The presenter was Jamila Raqib. the Executive Director of the Albert Einstein Institution in Boston, a non-profit organinization dedicated to advancing the study of nonviolent action. Born in Afghanistan, Jamila Raqib was raised in Maine and currently works closely with the Institution’s founder: internationally renowned author and activist, and Nobel Peace Prize nominee, Dr. Gene Sharp.