Articles by Richard Jackson

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Why We Need Resistance Studies
Richard Jackson | Waging Nonviolence – TRANSCEND Media Service, 14 Oct 2019

5 Oct 2019 – The challenges we face are daunting. That’s why we need Resistance Studies now more than ever. This could be the Golden Age for the study of resistance. For starters, we are going to need a great deal of nonviolent resistance to cope with the coming climate warming crisis.

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Confessions of a Terrorist Sympathiser
Richard Jackson – TRANSCEND Media Service, 7 Dec 2015

Recovering sympathy for the terrorist, recognising their humanity, their politics, their suffering, their aspirations, their sense of self in this particular historical epoch, is essential for understanding the roots of their violent actions. It is also essential for reconstituting our own shattered sense of collective morality, and for recognising and acknowledging our own role in the constitutive violence of the current system.

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