About the Cover

The cover is an original drawing by Veronika Spendier. The other original

drawings are by Stephen Francis and by Veronika.

Printing and colour separation by Marshall Arts, 24 Industrial Ave, Wacol



Protest and Action

31.1 The Long, Hot and Frustrating Summer in Tasmania Bernadette McCartney

31.2 Ecuador, Oil, Indians, the Amazon and NvA Dean Jefferys

31.3 Paying the Rent Brendan Condon

31.4 Nonviolent Struggle in Kosovo Michael Salla


31.5 An Anti-Coup Defense:

Prerequisite for a Lasting Democracy

Gene Sharp

31.6 Women Overcoming Violence Margaret Pestorius


31.7 A Response to 'A Paradox of Nonviolence' (NvT #30) Brian Currie

31.7 The author replies to Brian Currie Dave Keenan

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Institute for Total Revolution

Gandhi Marg

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Sri Lanka

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Civilian Based Defense: News & Opinion

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