Erica Chenoweth on “How to Topple a Dictator”

Waleed Shahid interviews Erica Chenoweth, a leading scholar of authoritarian regimes:  “Generally speaking, successful civil-resistance campaigns have four things in common: the continual growth of the number and diversity of participants; the ability to elicit loyalty shifts among the opponent elites and their supporters; the innovation of new methods rather than reliance on a single method; and the ability to remain resilient, disciplined, and united in the face of escalating repression.”