Nonviolence

17.12.2014 Pía Figueroa

The Nobel Laureates Summit: Mairead Maguire interview

The Nobel Laureates Summit: Mairead Maguire interview

Mairead Corrigan Maguire, Irish Nobel Peace Laureate in 1976, engaged for years in nonviolent conflict resolution, talks about the current situation on the issues of peace, nonviolence and disarmament; about nonviolent movements which are known and maintained in the Middle East and the steps to follow to reach a world … »

15.12.2014 Anna Polo

Passion, hugs, hypocrisy and commitment on the second day of the Summit

Passion, hugs, hypocrisy and commitment on the second day of the Summit

Outside the auditorium that hosted the Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates colourful canvases, posters and Tibet flags were displayed to welcome and support the Dalai Lama. It was a very busy morning, with three round tables that happened without a moment’s respite, with a real bombardment of intellectual and emotional … »

14.12.2014 Silvia Swinden

Delusional antihumanism masquerading as academic opinion

Delusional antihumanism masquerading as academic opinion

From Critical Thinking: “An economist wrote a letter to the Financial Times recently: [December 11, 2014] “We simply don’t need so many humans Sir, Reforming immigration policies for Europe — and the other rich countries — may not even be needed if the technology gurus have it only … »

13.12.2014 Redazione Italia

Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates: The Dalai Lama’s speech

Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates: The Dalai Lama’s speech

In the second session of the Summit, “Living in Peace for human development – the threats to sustainable human development”, at the end took the stage His Holiness the Dalai Lama accompanied by a standing ovation from the entire room. Without losing his subtle sense of humour, he explained that … »

12.12.2014 Redazione Italia

The XIV Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates opens in Rome

The XIV Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates opens in Rome

With Mairead Maguire’s inaugural speech, committed to the nonviolent resolution of the ethno-political conflict in Northern Ireland and Nobel Peace Prize 1976, the first day of the Rome Summit opened this morning. The first session, called “Living Peace, Living Democracy”, counted on the participation of several Nobel Peace Laureates and … »

05.12.2014 Pressenza London

#OccupyDemocracy to re-occupy Parliament Square 20-21 December; invites pro-democracy supporters to get involved

#OccupyDemocracy to re-occupy Parliament Square 20-21 December; invites pro-democracy supporters to get involved

By Occupy London Following an eventful weekend, #occupydemocracy ended the occupation of Parliament Square peacefully, announcing an intention to return to Parliament Square over the weekend of 20-21 December. At an open assembly on Sunday evening outside the Houses of Parliament, supporters of #occupydemocracy agreed to continue highlighting the corruption of our … »

28.11.2014 Pressenza IPA

Future Festival: Not so far, not so close

Future Festival: Not so far, not so close

Text and Photographs: Daniela Quinteros Rosas A great variety of instruments from different nations united in Sydney (Australia) gave the tone to an abstract harmony that was transformed into a music festival in one of the most multi cultural cities of the world. Passion and intensity alienated every linguist difference … »

27.11.2014 Robert Burrowes

Nonviolent Action: minimizing the risk of violent repression

Nonviolent Action: minimizing the risk of violent repression

In a recent article, full of insight, Professor Bill Quigley identified ten different illegal actions police often take ‘to prevent people from exercising their constitutional rights’ to take nonviolent action to address a grievance. He noted that these police tactics are commonly used by law enforcement agencies in big protests … »

23.11.2014 Pressenza London

Occupy Democracy back in Parliament Square, London

Occupy Democracy back in Parliament Square, London

Republished from Occupy London Donnachadh McCarthy, author of ‘The Prostitute State’, former Deputy Chair of the Lib Dems and supporter of Occupy, was arrested last night at the protests at Parliament Square. The arrest happened when more than 200  #occupydemocracy demonstrators descended on Parliament Square, with the aim of creating … »

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