Undegraduate Tori Porrell and Political Activist Srdja Popovic release “Making Oppression Backfire”October 01, 2013
Tori Porrell, an International Affairs major in her fifth year at Northeastern, has co-authored a book with Srdja Popovic entitled "Making Oppression Backfire." Popovic is the founder of the Centre for Applied Non-Violent Actions and Strategies (CANVAS) and was a leader within Otpor!, a student movement that helped remove Serbian president Slobodan Milošević from power in 2000. The book is set to be released on October 1st and contains information about how nonviolent methods that can be used to overthrow and topple a dictatorial regime. For more information, see this article.