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Sun Feb 23, 2020, 02:04 PM Feb 2020

A free tool to learn how to prevent and defeat a coup with nonviolent methods by Gene Sharp [View all]

Last edited Sun Feb 23, 2020, 04:24 PM - Edit history (2)

Are you worried about what will happen if Trump won't leave office?

This free pdf by Gene Sharp details measures that civilians, civil society, and governments can take to prevent and block coups d'état and executive usurpations. It also contains specific legislative steps and other measures that governments and non-governmental institutions can follow to prepare for anti-coup resistance.

Read The anti-coup by Gene Sharp
This is the link to download the booklet for free (thank you Albert Einstein Institution)


Or for 5 bucks buy it
You’ll be glad.

He was a prof at the Peace Studies department at University of Hawai’i and published tremendous work on nonviolent resistance and civil disobedience. Nonviolence works when your opponent has more power. Sound familiar?

Albert Einstein institution in New York City where he worked for a long time also has his publications available for download for free but if you have a couple bucks they can make good use of it.

Gene Sharp was a great man. He’s gone but his work lives on and gives us a map to how to manage if the worst unfolds.

If we wait till then it’s too late.

Nonviolence has been an effective tool around the world to deal with tyrants.


Please share with your friends, family and legislators.

Edited to make the point clearer

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at noon the day of the Inauguration he will be considered trespassing and has NO authority over.. samnsara Feb 2020 #1
Not even a little bit. phylny Feb 2020 #2
"I'm an old man and have known many troubles, most of which never happened" . . . Journeyman Feb 2020 #3
Couldn't he just be bodily carried out by LEO or somebody? nt raccoon Feb 2020 #4
No, I imagine the secret service and the generals will be plenty sick of him by then and more redstatebluegirl Feb 2020 #5
More likely Supreme Court will find some BS justification exboyfil Feb 2020 #6
One of the 2naSalit Feb 2020 #7
Absolutely -- that was no acting job Karl Rove pulled on Fox News that night rocktivity Feb 2020 #9
Still reminds me of Trading Places exboyfil Feb 2020 #11
I'm a lot more worried about what will happen rocktivity Feb 2020 #8
no H2O Man Feb 2020 #10
Not leaving the building isn't the same as not leaving office. KY_EnviroGuy Feb 2020 #12
That is my belief malaise Feb 2020 #15
Must Read - Get thee to the greatest page malaise Feb 2020 #13
Thank you Malaise. mahina Feb 2020 #19
I don't think it will happen but better to be prepared malaise Feb 2020 #20
Up till last week I didn't think so either mahina Feb 2020 #21
No nt Raine Feb 2020 #14
It's a legitimate concern. Trump and his cult do not recognize the rule of law. VOX Feb 2020 #16
Thank you. n/t EndlessWire Feb 2020 #17
Certainly, hopeful. mahina Feb 2020 #18
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