Nonviolence

16.09.2016

Two white elephants trampling over a Health Service and other British delights, but also hope

Two white elephants trampling over a Health Service and other British delights, but also hope

The overpriced, uncertain, risky and technologically obsolete by the time it’s finished Hinkley Point C Nuclear Power Station and the useless, unaffordable, immoral and probably illegal Trident Nuclear Weapons System about to be renewed will take out of the British money pot around £120bn.(about 1/6th of the… »

15.09.2016

‘Hell is truth seen too late’

‘Hell is truth seen too late’

By AlonBen-Meir, Sep 15, 2016 Senator Bernie Sanders’ call during the primaries for a new approach to resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict was on-point and necessary. However, his plea for the US to adopt a policy of even-handedness in dealing with Israel and the Palestinians will not suffice. In fact,… »

13.09.2016

Why we must go to the Pentagon on September 26, 2016

Why we must go to the Pentagon on September 26, 2016

http://worldbeyondwar.org/must-go-pentagon-september-26-2016 A call to action from the National Campaign for Nonviolent Resistance (NCNR):   As people of conscience and nonviolence we go to the Pentagon, the seat of the United States military might, to call for an end to the ongoing wars and occupations waged and supported… »

01.09.2016

The Heart of Order

The Heart of Order

By Robert C. Koehler He’d left the water running, flooding neighbors’ apartments. He’d been running around outside naked. By the time police arrived, he was standing in the window of his fourth-floor apartment on Farwell Avenue — a few blocks from where I live in… »

28.08.2016

Book Review, Nonviolent revolt in the twenty-first century

Book Review, Nonviolent revolt in the twenty-first century

Robert J. Burrowes I sometimes wonder whether one of the ways in which ‘Amercian exceptionalism’ manifests is that many US scholars and others are unable to consider the contributions of those who are not from the USA. For example, I routinely read about studies of Martin Luther King Jr. and… »

19.08.2016

Making America Great Again

Making America Great Again

Charles Mercieca, Ph.D.* When the time arrives for national elections in the United States, most of the candidates campaign on the slogan: making America great again. However, not one political figure brings into the open the real source of the nation’s great problem. Many of those… »

18.08.2016

Argentinean priests show solidarity with Milagro Sala

Argentinean priests show solidarity with Milagro Sala

Buenos Aires, Aug 18 (Prensa Latina) Around 70 priests of the ”Option for the Poor” movement today join a hunger strike in solidarity with the Argentinean parliamentarian and social leader Milagro Sala, considered a political prisoner. The priests will fast for 24 hours from midnight tonight in solidarity with the… »

17.08.2016

Defying diktat north-east India celebrates Independence Day

Defying diktat north-east India celebrates Independence Day

By Nava J Thakuria The people of India, except in Kashmir valley and parts of Manipur, celebrated 70th Independence Day on 15 August with great enthusiasm. Braving the odd, when the country witnessed violent acts in  Jammu & Kashmir, Manipur and also in Assam, patriotic citizens came in large… »

09.08.2016

Poetry against arms

Poetry against arms

“… and while we sleep bloody wars are fought, and when we wish to wake up death strikes our door.” This quote can be heard in the tragically accurate video, but said with a clear and gentle voice.  It’s the same contrast that this campaign suggests by its very name:… »

08.08.2016

Wave of occupations marks step forward for Black Lives Matter

Wave of occupations marks step forward for Black Lives Matter

By Ashoka Jegroo August 8, 2016 Activists in New York City seeking to defund the police have successfully occupied City Hall Park for a week and seen one of their demands met with the resignation of Commissioner Bill Bratton. While blocking roads and highways… »

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