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Disobedience and Democracy
Nine Fallacies on Law and Order
Howard Zinn’s cogent defense of civil disobedience.
In this slim volume, Zinn lays out a clear and dynamic case for civil disobedience and protest, and challenges the dominant arguments against forms of protest that challenge the status quo. Zinn explores the politics of direct action, nonviolent civil disobedience, and strikes, and draws lessons for today.

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