Nonviolence

27.07.2016 Waging Nonviolence

8 ways to defend against terror nonviolently

8 ways to defend against terror nonviolently

By George Lakey January 22, 2015 for Waging Nonviolence One of my most popular courses at Swarthmore College focused on the challenge of how to defend against terrorism, nonviolently. Events now unfolding in France make our course more relevant than ever. (The syllabus was… »

23.07.2016 Deutsche Welle

Munich mourns victims of mass shooting at Olympia mall

Munich mourns victims of mass shooting at Olympia mall

Thousands of people have taken to the streets of Munich to pay tribute to the victims of Friday’s mass shooting. Makeshift memorials have sprung up, but many mourners just want to do their public grieving in peace. Parents are hugging young children who ask hard questions, candles and flowers are… »

15.07.2016 Pressenza London

UK: Taxes for Peace Bill scheduled in Parliament!

UK: Taxes for Peace Bill scheduled in Parliament!

by Shaughan Dolan for Conscience, Taxes For PeaceNot War  ~ July 1st, 2016. Filed under: News.  After many months of preparation here in the Conscience office, we are pleased to report that our Taxes for Peace Bill has been scheduled for parliamentary debate on the… »

14.07.2016 Silvia Swinden

Imaginary Interviews: Percy and Mary Shelley

Imaginary Interviews: Percy and Mary Shelley

Today we meet Percy and Mary Shelly, a young English couple who spend a lot of time in Europe – it is rumoured that he is struggling with debts to the Inland Revenue or other creditors – and therefore they may have some interesting views on Brexit and other political… »

10.07.2016 Silvia Swinden

Jane Elliot does it again. Lessons on anti-discrimination

Jane Elliot does it again. Lessons on anti-discrimination

It came with the usual pile of FB rubbish, just a video, without a name. But I recognised her immediately because we have been using her in our Education for Active Nonviolence courses. It’s Jane Elliot and here she is again, not pontificating intellectually against racism and all forms… »

05.07.2016 Pressenza Hong Kong

No End of War

No End of War

My mind is always bubbling these days with these heart pinching and soul scraping questions where hardly anything is solved about these puzzles that are types of open-ended questions. All answers are in the forms of scraps, bits and pieces, vague, and obscure under layers of contradictions and even lies. »

04.07.2016 Walker Vizcarra

LGBTI Pride March in Quito, Ecuador

LGBTI Pride March in Quito, Ecuador

On Saturday, the 2nd of July, at 2.30pm, hundreds of people met in the centre of Quito to celebrate the LGBTI Pride March.  Men and women of all ages and sexual orientations marched to the sound of singing, music and chants  celebrating the respect for diversity. The rainy afternoon couldn’t… »

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