Nonviolence

21.11.2013

We need local movements, not more expensive NGOs — just look at India’s Gulabi Gang

We need local movements, not more expensive NGOs — just look at India’s Gulabi Gang

By Andres Jimenez for Waging Nonviolence Sampat Pal is an unlikely hero. She is a single mother of five, born to a poor and conservative family of Indian farmers and was able to undergo only basic formal education during her youth. Yet she is the founder of one of… »

09.11.2013

TED: two different aspects of Active Nonviolence

TED: two different aspects of Active Nonviolence

Active Nonviolence is a methodology for change which is coherent with its objectives. Here we report of two TED lectures that show its power in theory and practice. Non-violence resistance with Erica Chenowets Published on Nov 4, 2013 Between 1900-2006, campaigns of nonviolent civil resistance were twice as… »

02.11.2013

Food Stamps and Food Banks: austeritiy’s new “Special Relationship”

Food Stamps and Food Banks: austeritiy’s new “Special Relationship”

Democracy Now! [US]”Food Stamp Recipients Face “Hunger Cliff” as Deep Cuts Take Effect The more than 47 million people who receive food stamps in the United States will see a decrease in their aid beginning today as a temporary boost from the 2009 stimulus expires. Dubbed the “hunger cliff”… »

28.10.2013

African Campaign for Education of Non-Violence commemorated in Ethiopia

African Campaign for Education of Non-Violence commemorated in Ethiopia

Par Bereket Alemayehu On the 2nd October, commemorated the International day of Non-Violence worldwide, was launched the African Campaign for Education of Non-violence in Ethiopia, with the main purpose of training a new generation of Ethiopians to the culture of peace and non-violence. The Ethiopian… »

21.10.2013

Who should be on trial? Protesters against the London Arms Fair due in Court

Who should be on trial? Protesters against the London Arms Fair due in Court

Protesters who attempted to disrupt the DSEI arms fair in London in September are due to appear in court on 4th November 2013. Mel Strickland, one of the activists, has been interviewed on Occupy Radio. The War Machine – Occupy Radio LDN Mel writes: “A group… »

17.10.2013

India – spreading smiles to revive humanity

India – spreading smiles to revive humanity

With Joy of Giving Week on the horizon, Humanist Center Borivali-Dahisar* takes the opportunity to spread cheer amongst BEST, BMC and Borivali police station officials.  By Sajid Patel Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transportation (BEST) bus drivers and conductors, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s (BMC’s) clean up marshals… »

13.10.2013

WNV Series Living Revolution Living Revolution A revolution comes in stages — Occupy or otherwise

WNV Series Living Revolution Living Revolution A revolution comes in stages — Occupy or otherwise

By George Lakey for Waging Nonviolence All of us hold an idea about how progressive change might happen, whether or not we spell it out explicitly. For some it’s an elaboration of grassroots alternative-building, for others it starts with flooding legislators with advocacy. One… »

08.10.2013

Emotions and promises for paths of nonviolence: NONVIOLENCE AWARD 2013

Emotions and promises for paths of nonviolence: NONVIOLENCE AWARD 2013

Rome, Italy. Presented the awards to schools, associations and photographers The Ceremony of Nonviolence Award 2013 has taken place in the boardroom of City Hall VIII (formerly XI) of Rome. Students of E. Fermi school of Macerata and of Ripetta art school in Rome were crowded in the… »

06.10.2013

Philippines: Pasig City celebrates International Day of Nonviolence.

Philippines: Pasig City celebrates International Day of Nonviolence.

In a remote city college tucked and hidden from the eyes of the city dwellers of Metro Manila, students of Pasig City celebrated International Day of Nonviolence at the Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Pasig (Pasig City College) with a simple ceremony. As night approached this past October 4,… »

01.10.2013

Oct 2nd, International Nonviolence Day, celebrated by Humanists all over the world

Oct 2nd, International Nonviolence Day, celebrated by Humanists all over the world

Following the trail of the historical development of nonviolence takes us to wonderful expressions of the human spirit. Starting from Akhenaton, Egyptian Pharaoh XIV century BC: “If you are industrious to produce wealth, be generous in the disposal of it.  Man never is so happy as when he gives happiness… »

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