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THE BANYAN TREE: VOLUME II : BRINGING CHANGE - A FUTURE PERSPECTIVE ON CREATIVE HEALTH NONVIOLENT ACTION
( By Editor : Carol Huss )

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Appendix 2 : Methods of Nonviolent Intervention

I. Psychological Intervention:


  1. Self-exposure to the element
  2. The fast: Fast of moral pressure; hunger strike; Satyagraha fast.
  3. Reverse trial
  4. Nonviolent harassement.

II. Physical Intervention:


  1. Sit-in; Stand-in; Ride-in; Wade-in; Mill-in; Pay-in.
  2. Nonviolent raids; Nonviolent air raids; Nonviolent invasion; Nonviolent interjection; Nonviolent obstruction; Nonviolent occuption.

III. Social Intervention:


  1. Establishing new social patterns.
  2. Overloading of facilities
  3. Stall-in.
  4. Guerrilla theater
  5. Alternative social institution
  6. Alternative communication system.

IV. Economic Interventions:

  1. Reverse strike
  2. Stay-in strike
  3. Nonviolent land seizure
  4. Defiance of blockades
  5. Politically motivated counterfeiting
  6. Preclusive purchasing
  7. Seizure of assets
  8. Dumping
  9. Selective partronage
  10. Alternative markets
  11. Alternative transportation system
  12. Alternative economic institutions.

V. Political Interventions:

  1. Overloading of administrative systems
  2. Disclosing identites of secret agents
  3. Seeking imprisonment
  4. Civil disobedience of "neutral" laws
  5. Work-on without collaboration
  6. Dual sovereignty and parallel government.
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