Nonviolence

How to Oppose Both Sides of a War

It’s tricky to oppose both sides of a war, and rarer even than supporting both sides. The weapons dealers support both sides. By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, September 4, 2022 In obedience to their televisions, people all over the…

Hundreds of thousands demonstrate in the streets of Argentina against violence

Hate outside. With these significant words, the actress and head of the Argentinean Actors Association, Alejandra Darín, closed the central message in front of hundreds of thousands of people in the mythical Plaza de Mayo. An act that was replicated…

The finalists for the 6th FICNOVA 2022 are now known

In accordance with the festival’s rules, the list of finalist films for the 6th International Film Festival of Nonviolence Active 2022 was published on 2 September. The international organising team, from different cities and countries, following the criteria from a…

Gustavo Petro’s “total peace” plan and how it could shape the notion of security in Colombia.

In his inaugural speech, Petro said, “peace is the meaning of my life, and it is the hope of Colombia” his words resonated in the ears and hearts of an entire nation striving to overcome the grief of war. The…

The U. S. political left is killing itself

After receiving feedback from a previous article titled “US: Guns Have to Go,” I would like to clarify a few points for my friends from the political left who feel that the fight against discrimination and class strangle has to…

Editorial: Getting Out of the Upside Down

As the second week of NPT Review Conference concludes and the nuclear-armed states start to flex their “we can’t accept any commitments because of the international security environment” muscles, a metaphor for our present condition comes to mind: we are…

Colombia takes the first step towards resuming talks with the ELN

The government of Gustavo Petro is seeking to resume peace talks with the National Liberation Army (ELN) in Havana, Cuba. The first rapprochement took place last Thursday, 11 August. Foreign Minister Álvaro Leyva announced that he met with ELN representatives…

The street was a party: Petro’s inauguration

Thousands of people around Plaza Bolivar in Bogota and in many parts of the country celebrated the historic milestone of Gustavo Petro’s inauguration as president of Colombia. By Fátima Martínez Petro and Francia Márquez, the vice-president, are the most visible…

Guide for Peace and Nonviolence is presented in the Amazon Museum

On Tuesday 26 July at 7 pm in the Patio of the Amazon Museum, the Universalist Humanist Pedagogical Current of Peru – COPEHU will present the Guide for Peace and Nonviolence, in coordination with the Office of Culture of Loreto…

Luis Milani, a master teacher, a great builder

By Horacio Mesón When we receive the news of the almost sudden death of a loved one who also has other attributes – such as having been for the undersigned one of the models of life – this type of…

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