May 27, 2019

Shortly after Gene Sharp passed away a new slew of inaccurate allegations against Gene Sharp's relationship with the CIA were made by Marcie Smith of John Jay College,

January 30, 2018

The Albert Einstein Institution has announced that Dr Gene Sharp passed away peacefully on the 28th January at his home in East Boston. He had recently celebrated his 90th Birthday.  

For almost seven decades Gene dedicated his life to researching and writing on...

November 18, 2017

This week like thousands of others I was was moved to tears by the husband of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe pleading for her release after the Boris Johnson mis-statement that she had been ‘training journalists’ before her arrest.  Nobody should ever be jailed for training...

October 28, 2017

Both the Generalitat de Catalunya and the parties that support it, and especially the CUP, have long initiated a strategy to implement the recommendations of the American

The CUP and the Catalan government have copied the dictates of the American Gene Sharp to design t...

October 21, 2017

In 1953 Gene Sharp wrote to Albert Einstein for help getting his first book on Gandhi published. The correspondence is an extraordinary insight into the mind of Einstein's thoughts on war and peace.

July 7, 2017

We're not going to end violence by telling people that it's morally wrong, says Jamila Raqib, executive director of the Albert Einstein Institution. Instead, we must find alternative ways to conduct conflict that are equally powerful and effective. Raqib promotes nonvi...

June 20, 2015

Fifteen youths have been jailed, but rather than silencing dissent the crackdown on free thought reveals just how nervous the government is, writes Simon Allison (The Guardian) 

As a group of young Angolans gathered in the capital Luanda for their regular book club, aut...

April 27, 2015

To honor a lifetime of study on strategic nonviolent action, the city of Boston has proclaimed that April 27 will henceforth be known as Gene Sharp Day! 

Last Monday night, Bostonians gathered to recognize one of their own. Gene Sharp, who has lived on a quiet street in...

April 2, 2013

How Nonviolent Struggle Works is a serious introduction to nonviolent struggle, its operation, and how it can be used against organized opponents with the capacity to impose harsh repression. This book offers the principle contents of Dr. Gene Sharp's The Politics of N...

Gene Sharp’s work informs peaceful societal change around the world

PHILADELPHIA (February 25, 2013) – Gene Sharp, whose decades of research and analyses of the effectiveness of nonviolence has been used worldwide to create or support fledgling democracies, has been nom...

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