Violence

09.08.2016 Alicia Blanco

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:… »

06.08.2016 Redacción Argentina

A new chapter in the persecution of popular leaders

A new chapter in the persecution of popular leaders

Press Release by the Committee for Milagro Sala’s Freedom Yesterday, with the arrest warrant that the judge Martinez de Giorgi ordered for the President of the Mothers of Plaza de Mayo, Hebe de Bonafini, we have witnessed in a new chapter in the prosecution of popular leaders. Hebe, an… »

07.05.2016 Víctor Piccininni

…to surpass this final stage of human prehistory…

…to surpass this final stage of human prehistory…

A quick look at the social situation usually immerses many people in a “sea of outrage”.  The most aberrant news floods the mass media.  Migration crisis, mass hunger, insensitive politics, inhuman governments, wars, the threat of nuclear attack and other similar stories compete daily to occupy the front pages.  We… »

03.05.2016 Ilka Oliva Corado

Who said that neoliberalism is the solution?

Who said that neoliberalism is the solution?

One day the world awoke to the news that Iraq was in possession of weapons of mass destruction; a US Machiavellian plan to which the UK, Poland, Australia and Spain joined -as the first front-. That was how in 2003 we saw the start of the Iraq war. »

16.03.2016 Robert Burrowes

Understanding self-hatred in world affairs

Understanding self-hatred in world affairs

If you have ever wondered why the global elite hoards their wealth instead of using it to help break down the violence and injustice in our world, I would like to suggest an answer to your question: self-hatred. If you have ever wondered why weapons manufacturers make weapons to kill… »

18.02.2016 Pressenza Hong Kong

Global Week of Action Against Gun Violence

Global Week of Action Against Gun Violence

  Join the Global Week of Action Against Gun Violence: 1-8 May 2016 Dear IANSA members and friends, We are pleased to announce the dates for this year’s Global Week of Action Against Gun Violence: 1–8 May 2016. This week has been chosen to give IANSA members sufficient time… »

02.08.2015 Deutsche Welle

Israelis protest hate crimes by Jewish extremists

Israelis protest hate crimes by Jewish extremists

Thousands of Israeli citizens have taken to the streets of Jerusalem and Tel Aviv to protest recent attacks on Palestinians and gay pride participants. A young Palestinian died after being shot by Israeli soldiers. Some 2,000 people gathered in Tel Aviv on Saturday for a rally organized by the Israeli… »

29.07.2015 Robert Burrowes

Revolting World

Revolting World

There is much that is revolting about the current world and Andre Vltchek, Christopher Black and Peter Koenig are well placed to document it, which they have done in their new book ‘The World Order and Revolution! Essays from the Resistance’. http://badak-merah.weebly.com/the-world-order-and-revolution.html… »

30.06.2015 Ernesto H. De Casas

You don’t kill people!

You don’t kill people!

The phrase, “you don’t kill people,” Silo said to us once in an informal dinner, when the conversation was about the atrocities caused by military dictatorships in South America and in the hypothetical case that someone could meet an ex-torturer in the street. What would you do? In this context… »

06.05.2015 Robert Burrowes

Peace Lessons: how to reduce violence

Peace Lessons: how to reduce violence

If you are interested in learning more about the meaning of, and the relationshipsamong, direct, structural and cultural violence and how one peace studies scholar suggests we use the integrative power of nonviolence to address violence constructively, then I suggest you read the new book by historian, playwright and novelist… »

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