Jesse Walker on Using Gandhi's Tactics Against the Mob

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More than 900 Sicilian firms are now publicly refusing to pay protection money to the mob. And they're getting away with their defiance, Jesse Walker writes, thanks to one of the most remarkable social movements to emerge in the last decade—a group that's resisting the racketeers with tactics you're more likely to associate with Gandhi or the Arab Spring than a campaign against organized crime.

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