Nonviolence

03.01.2015 Mariano Quiroga

2015: here’s to a year of intensity

2015: here’s to a year of intensity

2014 was a year of construction, of setting in motion, of changing the wheels while the car is still moving. It was an intrepid year that ruffled all our hair and allowed us also to doubt many beliefs that we thought were certain. No account can be completely positive, but … »

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 … »

05.10.2014 Pressenza Hong Kong

Creating a World Culture that is Nonviolent

Creating a World Culture that is Nonviolent

As we celebrate Mahatma Gandhi’s birthday on 2 October, the International Day of Nonviolence, we have the chance to reflect on our progress in creating a nonviolent world. Obviously, creating a nonviolent world has many facets and is a long-term work-in-progress. But if we … »

02.10.2014 Pressenza Budapest

Nonviolence: “mightier than the mightiest weapon”

Nonviolence: “mightier than the mightiest weapon”

Every year since 2007, on 2 October, the United Nations observes the International Day of Nonviolence. The date was chosen because Mahatma Gandhi, one of the first and main symbols of non-violent protest and change, was born on this day. Nonviolence, a vital component of Gandhi’s teachings and the foundation … »

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