Nonviolence

27.11.2013

International Day(s) for the Elimination of Violence against Women (Orange the World!)

International Day(s) for the Elimination of Violence against Women (Orange the World!)

“I welcome the chorus of voices calling for an end to the violence that affects an estimated one in three women in her lifetime. I applaud leaders who are helping to enact and enforce laws and change mindsets. And I pay tribute to all those heroes around the world who… »

26.11.2013

Spain’s housing activists scale up squatter movement

Spain’s housing activists scale up squatter movement

Ter Garcia and Diego Sanz Paratcha November 18, 2013   What makes a movement turn into a landlord? Over the past two years in Catalonia, Spain, more than 700 people have made empty houses owned… »

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… »

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