Gene Sharp, The Machiavelli of Nonviolence, Dies at 90, Washington Post, 2/2/18

All students of nonviolence are familiar with the important work of Gene Sharp.  He founded the Albert Einstein Institute in 1983 to study the use of nonviolent action around the world.   His approaches have been used by activists worldwide including during the Arab Spring and in bringing down Slobodan Milosevic.  Sharp died on January 28, he was 90.

Read this obituary by Colman McCarthy.  Click here or below.

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Published by David J. Smith

I am a career coach, consultant, and head of a not for profit - the Forage Center - that offers humanitarian education training. I also teach at George Mason University and Drexel University. A one time lawyer, I spent many years teaching in a community college where I was a Fulbright U.S. Scholar teaching in Estonia. I'm the author of Peace Jobs: A Student's Guide to Starting a Career Working for Peace (IAP 2016). I've been married to my best friend for over 31 years and we have two well adjusted adult children who teach me something new everyday. I live in Rockville, Maryland.

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