Obstructive Program is the use of civil disobedience to change an unjust or oppressive social order. Obstructive program together with constructive program make up the two branches of Gandhi’s Satyagraha. This term was coined by Michael Nagler.
By:Stephanie Van Hook
As the Executive Director at Metta Center, Stephanie Van Hook is the author of Gandhi Searches for Truth: A Practical Biography for Children and host of Nonviolence Radio and Gandhi Daily (our thought for the day project). Additionally, she is a peace educator trained in Montessori Early Childhood Education. Currently she is developing our board game: Cosmic Peaceforce: Mission Harmony 3.