WERU News Report 11/19/14

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.

Following up on yesterday’s News Report, today we hear a few more excerpts and take your calls.

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