Why the World Loves a Political Outsider: The Guardian | Comment is Free

From Syriza to Podemos, Hong Kong to the UK, people from outside the establishment have been shaking up politics. Serbian revolutionist Sr?a Popovi? argues that the popularity of these political insurgents lies in the impression that they are allowing the people to influence the system, in ways that seem impossible in traditional politics. But how do these outsiders fare once they enter the halls of power? And can they ever truly replace the old guard?...

How to Topple a Dictator
TEDxKrakow Talk by Srdja Popovic

Srdja spoke at TEDxKraków, an independently organised TED event which took place on 20 October 2011 at the Manggha Centre for Japanese Art and Technology in Kraków, Poland. Srdja talked about people power movements and bringing down dictators through non-violent struggle....

Nonviolent Struggle: Zeitgeist Americas 2013

“If people do not obey, rulers cannot rule”- Gene Sharp. Is his talk to Zeitgeist Americas 2013, Srdja Popovic elaborates on nonviolent action, comparing its results with violent action, drawing on international examples and...