Nonviolence

07.04.2018

10,000 March in Memphis to Honor the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.

10,000 March in Memphis to Honor the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.

More than 10,000 people marched in Memphis Wednesday to honor the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. on the 50th anniversary of his assassination. At 6:01 p.m., a moment of silence was held, then bells tolled 39 times, once for each year he lived. Gatherings were held across Memphis featuring associates… »

03.04.2018

Nonviolence or Nonexistence? The Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

Nonviolence or Nonexistence? The Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

Fifty years ago, on 4 April 1968, the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated The night before he died, King gave another of his many evocative speeches; this one at the packed Mason Temple in Memphis. The speech included these words: ‘Men for years now have been talking about… »

02.04.2018

The second World March for Peace and Nonviolence, building the power of compassion

The second World March for Peace and Nonviolence, building the power of compassion

Rafael de la Rubia, founder of World without Wars and Violence, is visiting different countries and organisations to make the second World March for Peace and Nonviolence a massive event in order to create non-violent consciousness throughout the world. In his visit to India he was interviewed by ‘The… »

30.03.2018

Change Is coming… and not through the barrel of our guns

Change Is coming… and not through the barrel of our guns

The uncontained force behind the national murder rate is dehumanization, and as this movement grows, it must — it will — look institutional dehumanization straight in the eye. by Robert C. Koehler for Common Dreams The cries of loss and anguish become public, at last. A… »

30.03.2018

Face 2 Face with Dennis Redmond

Face 2 Face with Dennis Redmond

In this show we speak with Dennis Redmond, coordinator of the Community for Human Development, about the April 8th “New York City Walk for Nonviolence.” The walk will wind through the streets of Manhattan, passing by some key nonviolence landmarks and raising awareness about the need for nonviolence as a… »

30.03.2018

Voting Will not Be #Enough

Voting Will not Be #Enough

By David Andersson After the March for Our Lives rallies ​that ​mobilized million​s​ of people ​the main focus​ for gun control activists is gain​ing​ political power. This a great direction​, seeking to engage people in ​the democratic process​,​ and was really the missing piece of the Occupy Movement​ a few… »

23.03.2018

#EHF2018: What unites us towards the Universal Human Nation

#EHF2018: What unites us towards the Universal Human Nation

With the slogan “What unites us towards the Universal Human Nation”, the 5th European Humanist Forum will take place on the 11th, 12th and 13th of May in Madrid.  The opening session will take place in the Education Science Faculty of Spain’s Distance Education University and on Saturday and Sunday,… »

21.03.2018

The Humanists are ​Supporting ​Students and the March For Our Lives

The Humanists are ​Supporting ​Students and the March For Our Lives

​As we approach the March For Our Lives in Washington DC on March 24th, the issue of gun control and school security ​remains at the ​forefront of ​public ​debate. ​A month after ​the ​Florida School shooting​ which kill​ed 17 people, ​however, ​not much has happened. The political establishment (Democrats… »

17.03.2018

Teaching students how to dissent is part of democracy

Teaching students how to dissent is part of democracy

Teaching children how to dissent in response to a violent situation that they feel threatens their well-being is aligned with the purposes of democratic schooling. Indeed, a flourishing democracy depends on such an informed and active citizenry who will speak out when they find laws to be unjust.   by … »

15.03.2018

Confluence of the World March and Jai Jagat

Confluence of the World March and Jai Jagat

The World March for Peace and Nonviolence route WWW&V International.- Press Release Representatives of the World March for Peace and Nonviolence and the Jai Jagat March, meeting in Gwalior (India), agreed on the collaboration between both marches. These two actions of great magnitude suppose they will mark the world… »

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