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Small Acts of Resistance: How Courage, Tenacity, and Ingenuity Can Change the World By Steve Crawshaw John Jackson,

  • Title: Small Acts of Resistance: How Courage, Tenacity, and Ingenuity Can Change the World
  • Author: Steve Crawshaw John Jackson
  • ISBN: 9781402783869
  • Page: 278
  • Format: ebook
  • Remarkable, mischievous, inspiring the eighty odd stories in Small Acts of Resistance bring hidden histories to life The courage of the people in these stories is breathtaking So, too, is the impact and imagination of their actions.These mostly little known stories including those written from eyewitness experience of the events and situations described reveal the rRemarkable, mischievous, inspiring the eighty odd stories in Small Acts of Resistance bring hidden histories to life The courage of the people in these stories is breathtaking So, too, is the impact and imagination of their actions.These mostly little known stories including those written from eyewitness experience of the events and situations described reveal the role ordinary people have played in achieving extraordinary change In the real world, it will never happen, the skeptics love to tell us As this book so vividly shows, the skeptics have repeatedly been proven wrong.Stories in this include how Strollers, toilet paper, and illegal ketchup helped end forty years of one party Communist rule Dogs and what they wore helped protestors humiliate a murderous regime Internet videos about cuddly animals infuriated a repressive government which tried and failed to ban the craze Football crowds found ways of singing the national anthem so as to defy a junta of torturers, now in jail Women successfully put pressure on warlords to end one of Africa s bloodiest wars The singing of old folksongs hastened the collapse of an empire sustained by tanksIf you think individuals are powerless to change the world, read this remarkable book and you ll surely change your mind.
    Small Acts of Resistance How Courage Tenacity and Ingenuity Can Change the World Remarkable mischievous inspiring the eighty odd stories in Small Acts of Resistance bring hidden histories to life The courage of the people in these stories is breathtaking So too is the impact a

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    1. Amazing One of those books that you ll never forget Extremely inspiring Once and for all answers the question of what change can I, as a tiny piece of the puzzle, make to this mess Great news There is a reasonably good Farsi translation of the book online tavaana sites default file

    2. A wonderful, very inspiring book full of heroes that have forever transformed my view of what is possible in this world There s Vaclav Havel who writes a very eloquent forward and the Iranian activist Neda, of course But this book also introduced me to relatively unknowns like Edmund Dean Morel, a junior shipping clerk who exposed the horrific crimes against humanity ordered by Belgium s King Leopold II in Congo No one would go against the money grabbing king, but Morel did I learned about Color [...]

    3. This is a sweet little book that my mum bought for me she loves social justice and the trumping of baddies, but has a weak heart for violence or cruelty, especially if it is of the IRL variety So this is the perfect book for her we get to see just your average joe doin slightly above average joe things, while miraculously thwarting evil at the same time Like the first story in the book, where disgruntled Poles would take their televisions for an evening stroll in the 80 s, in protest of the whit [...]

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