Blueprint for Revolution: laugh your way to victory?
Srdja Popovic, Founder, Otpor!
Yarik Kryvoi, Editor-in-Chief, Belarus Digest
Dan Smith, Secretary General, International Alert
Sophia Pugsley, Wider Europe Coordinator, ECFR
Reflecting on Srdja Popovic’s newly published book ‘Blueprint for Revolution: How to use rice pudding, Lego men, and other nonviolent techniques to galvanize communities, overthrow dictators, or simply change the world’, the speakers will discuss whether internal resistance, rather than external intervention, is the best driver for political change. Instead of using economic sanctions and military force to counter oppressive and corrupt societies, are mobilization, enthusiasm and humor more effective weapons?
For more information, visit: http://www.ecfr.eu/events/event/blueprint_for_revolution_laugh_your_way_to_victory