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Podcast    H1'ed 2/25/19

The Science of Resistance and Undermining Top-Down Power: Stellan Vinthagen

Broadcast 2/25/2019 at 1:32 PM EST (7 Listens, 4 Downloads, 2624 Itunes)
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Stellan Vinthagen is a scholar-activist seeking to undermine white supremacist, capitalist, militarist, hetero-patriarchy
I met Stellan at the Peace and Justice Studies Conference, where I was also a presenter. 

He is the endowed Chair in the Study of Nonviolent Direct Action and Civil Resistance
Professor of Sociology at University of Massachusetts, Amherst 
and at University of Gothenburg
Co-editor of book series on Resistance Studies (Rowman & Littlefield): 

Editor, Journal of Resistance Studies, 
Director, Resistance Studies Initiative, UMass, Amherst 

Steering group, Resistance Studies Network, 
International Council, War Resisters International, 
Nonviolence and Peace Movements Commission, International Peace Research Association (IPRA), 

Lets start with some definitions:

Categories of resistance. 


Systemic and structural violence

Your LATEST BOOK (2017): 

Introduction: Resistance Studies as an Academic Pursuit / 

Defining and Categorising Resistance / 

Resisting what Power with what Resistance / 

4. How Resistance Encourages Resistance: Theorising the Nexus between Power, Organised Resistance and Everyday Resistance /  

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Rob Kall is an award winning journalist, inventor, software architect, connector and visionary. His work and his writing have been featured in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, CNN, ABC, the HuffingtonPost, Success, Discover and other media. 

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He is the author of The Bottom-up Revolution; Mastering the Emerging World of Connectivity

He's given talks and workshops to Fortune 500 execs and national medical and psychological organizations, and pioneered first-of-their-kind conferences in Positive Psychology, Brain Science and Story. He hosts some of the world's smartest, most interesting and powerful people on his Bottom Up Radio Show, and founded and publishes one of the top Google- ranked progressive news and opinion sites,

more detailed bio: 

Rob Kall has spent his adult life as an awakener and empowerer-- first in the field of biofeedback, inventing products, developing software and a music recording label, MuPsych, within the company he founded in 1978-- Futurehealth, and founding, organizing and running 3 conferences: Winter Brain, on Neurofeedback and consciousness, Optimal Functioning and Positive Psychology (a pioneer in the field of Positive Psychology, first presenting workshops on it in 1985) and Storycon Summit Meeting on the Art Science and Application of Story-- each the first of their kind.  Then, when he found the process of raising people's consciousness and empowering them to take more control of their lives  one person at a time was too slow, he founded which has been the top search result on Google for the terms liberal news and progressive opinion for several years. Rob began his Bottom-up Radio show, broadcast on WNJC 1360 AM to Metro Philly, also available on iTunes, covering the transition of our culture, business and world from predominantly Top-down (hierarchical, centralized, authoritarian, patriarchal, big)  to bottom-up (egalitarian, local, interdependent, grassroots, archetypal feminine and small.) Recent long-term projects include a book, Bottom-up-- The Connection Revolution, debillionairizing the planet (more...)

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