KEY COMPONENTS OF SUCCESSFUL SOCIAL MOVEMENTS

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"For me, the most important lesson
[of the Freedom Movement] is that by respecting the fact that fellow activists could passionately disagree over strategy and tactics—yet remain allies—they strengthened SNCC and the Movement as a whole."
From Bruce Hartford's article in the current issue of Urban Habitat.
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Friday, August 17, 2012

Freedom is a Constant Struggle - Tunisia's women

From NY TIMES article

As Reuters reported, thousands of Tunisian women marched in the capital, Tunis, on Monday night to protest a provision in the new Islamist government’s draft constitution describing women as “complementary to men.” The 6,000 protesters pledged to defend the equality under the law they have enjoyed since Tunisia adopted its Code of Personal Status on Aug. 13, 1956.


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