William E. Scheuerman: “What is Political Resistance? An exploration of the word and its political connotations”

A ubiquitous catch-all phrase:  “The term’s present ambiguity, in short, is nothing new. That ambivalence constitutes both the source of its broad appeal — and its Achilles’ heel. It masks conflicting ideas about political strategy, and the contrasting political philosophies behind them. It also risks obscuring some tough moral and political questions.”