Nonviolence

26.02.2018

Can You Give Two Days to Stop the Slaughter?

Can You Give Two Days to Stop the Slaughter?

By David Swanson The power of mass demonstrations to mobilize activism and move those in positions of power is minimized, first and foremost, by those opposed to popular power. Do not listen to them. Make them listen to us! Can you give two days to stop the slaughter of innocents… »

22.02.2018

Palestinian youth in Nablus: ‘Unite and stop with the division’

Palestinian youth in Nablus: ‘Unite and stop with the division’

Palestinian youth demonstrate in Nablus, demanding peace and calling for non-violent opposition to the occupation. By +972 Magazine Staff Palestinian youth from across the West Bank demonstrated near Al Najah University in Nablus on Monday. The demonstrators held a long banner bearing slogans calling for peace, supporting non-violent struggle, and… »

15.02.2018

35 thousand students from 132 educational centres carried out human symbols in the “Peace and Nonviolence” campaign

35 thousand students from 132 educational centres carried out human symbols in the “Peace and Nonviolence” campaign

One more year, in continuation with the “campaign” started last year [i], Human Symbols of Peace and Nonviolence have been made in many schools [of Spain]. Since 1964, the School Day of Nonviolence and Peace [ii] has been celebrated on January 30 to commemorate the death of Gandhi. On this… »

08.02.2018

Remembering Gene Sharp, a Pioneer of People Power

Remembering Gene Sharp, a Pioneer of People Power

Gene Sharp, who passed away at the age of 90 on Sunday, was not only a key figure in the development of a whole new field of study devoted to helping people realize their own power, he was a key figure in the lives of so many who found inspiration… »

05.02.2018

The nonviolent revolution is beginning to become a value

The nonviolent revolution is beginning to become a value

We found very interesting an article published in the section of Science, Education and Technology by El País, written by José L. Álvarez Cedena which highlights the initiative of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, better known as MIT, and specifically its Media Lab, to establish the Disobedience Award. Alvarez gives… »

05.02.2018

Gene Sharp — the lonely scholar who became a nonviolent warrior

Gene Sharp — the lonely scholar who became a nonviolent warrior

By George Lakey February 1, 2018 Once again I rang the bell at the brick row house in East Boston where Gene Sharp lived. When he opened the door I said proudly, “Today I drove here instead of taking the T.” “You drove?” he said in mock horror. “Man, are… »

29.01.2018

The Trials of Africa and the Real Dr. King They Want Us to Forget

The Trials of Africa and the Real Dr. King They Want Us to Forget

On January 15, millions of Americans commemorated Martin Luther King’s Day. His famous speech, ‘I Have a Dream’ was repeated numerous times in media outlets as a reminder of the evil of racism, which is being resurrected in a most pronounced way in American society. But that is only one… »

24.01.2018

Why Fear and Self-hatred Destroy Human Sharing and Solidarity

Why Fear and Self-hatred Destroy Human Sharing and Solidarity

As our world spirals deeper into an abyss from which it is becoming increasingly difficult to extricate ourselves, some very prominent activists have lamented the lack of human solidarity in the face of the ongoing genocide of the Rohingya. See ‘The Rohingya… »

13.01.2018

Frankenfacebook does it again

Frankenfacebook does it again

“Mark Zuckerberg sets toughest new year’s goal yet: fixing Facebook: CEO reveals this year’s ‘personal challenge’ as site faces relentless criticism over spreading of misinformation and damage to users’ mental health… this “personal challenge” for 2018 will be “to focus on fixing these important issues”…The past year has seen the social… »

11.01.2018

To Liberate Cambodia

To Liberate Cambodia

A long-standing French protectorate briefly occupied by Japan during World War II, Cambodia became independent in 1953 as the French finally withdrew from Indochina. Under the leadership of Prince Norodom Sihanouk, Cambodia remained officially neutral, including during the subsequent US war on Indochina. However, by the mid-1960s,… »

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