Nonviolence

If only Picasso would raise his head!

Several media outlets have echoed in recent days how well the Spanish government had sold its culture to the NATO summit leaders and their companions in Madrid. The frivolity with which the events were broadcast was such that they seemed…

Second day of dialogues: a look from the Network of Ecuadorian Anthropology and Collective of Anthropologists

Interview with the Ecuadorian Anthropology Network and Collective of Anthropologists What is the opinion of the Ecuadorian Anthropology Network on what happened during the second day of dialogue between the representatives of the five state functions and the representatives of…

Weaponizing Nonviolence: A change of tactics required in Ukraine

Viewpoint by Jonathan Power. Nonviolence can get you a long way, often further than violence. Look at Mahatma Gandhi whose movement compelled the British to withdraw from India years before they planned to. His famous long march to the sea…

Gun Violence: A Public Health Crisis

The 8th Biennial Meeting of States of the UN Programme of Action (UN PoA) on Small Arms and Light Weapons convened today at the UN headquarters in New York City. This 2001 international agreement’s overarching goal was to reduce human suffering. Over two…

The EU Is Playing a Dangerous Game in Ukraine

An interview with Irish member of the European Parliament Clare Daly This June, the European Parliament overwhelmingly voted to approve Ukraine’s candidacy for membership in the European Union. Only days before, the EU- and NATO- member state Lithuania enacted a…

‘Nonviolent’ Deaths in War

Despite the waning coverage of the war in Ukraine by the mainstream media, the fighting nonetheless persists. The U.S continues to send billions of dollars in weapons to Ukraine, sanctions on Russia persist as the world suffers inflation and a…

Caravana Abriendo Fronteras finalises preparations for the next Pyrenees Alps route

The internal European borders of yesterday and today are the new focus of the Caravana Abriendo Fronteras network, which will be travelling on several buses from the Pyrenees to the Alps between 15 and 24 July. The seventh edition of…

Statement by the Association World without Wars and Violence Mali (WwW-Mali) on the terrorist attacks in the localities of Diallassagou, Dianweli, and Deguessagou in the circle of Bankass

The Association World without Wars and Violence Mali (WwW-Mali) has learned with dismay of the attack perpetrated by terrorists against the peaceful populations of the villages of Diallassagou, Diaweli, and Deguessagou in the Bankass circle, resulting in the death of…

The national strike advances steadily in Tungurahua

A collaboration by: Patricio Ávila López (text and photo) The growing wave of demonstrations that Ecuador is experiencing in response to high fuel prices and the consequent inflation of basic necessities; the lack of medicines in hospitals and other social…

More power to the police, less rights for citizens: is Brazil really a democratic state?

As I write this text, my heart trembles with pain, fear, and a sense of impotence… Under the justification of “establishing a minimum standard of conduct for citizens during a police approach”, federal deputy Bibo Nunes (PL-RS) presented bill 5610/2019,…

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