Nonviolence

Emerging From Violence, a Social and Personal Need

Paper presented by Philippe Moal as part of the Nonviolence axis, during the 8th International Symposium of the World Centre for Humanist Studies, which took place on 16, 17 and 18 April. Thank you for attending this presentation entitled: “Getting…

From George Floyd to a Cultural Reconciliation Process

Daunte Wright’s death Sunday night, April 11, in Brooklyn Center, 10 miles south of Minneapolis, came as the city already was on edge, in the middle of the trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin for the death of George…

No Vaccine for An Israeli Plague

The violation of lives and human rights that has been going on for three-quarters of a century and does not find who wants to stop it is a real plague. There is a vaccine that nobody wants to use. Day…

Amazing things happen when you refuse to embarrass your opponent

Winning feels good — so good in fact that it can be easy in the moment to forget how bad losing feels. Losing is especially painful after a conflict in which one is fully committed, when one’s skin is definitively…

Education for peace and non-violence in times of crisis

Doris Balvín, senior researcher at the New Civilization Humanist Studies Center in Lima, Peru and a specialist in social ecology, spoke with Pressenza about education for peace and non-violence in times of social and ecological crisis. Pressenza: Could education contribute…

The Courage of Non-Violence against the Madness of Nuclear Arms

By Nikos Stergiou On July 7, 2017, an almost decade-long, non-violent international mobilization of organizations and entities achieved one of the greatest victories of organized civil society at an international diplomatic level. It was the day that the text of…

Ten things you need to know to stop a coup

While keeping people focused on a strong, robust election process is a must, we also need to prepare for a coup. Daniel Hunter We have a president who has openly said he might not respect the outcome of our election. We have…

California: The Center of the White-West is Burning

First we need to send all our best wishes of well-being to our friends, brothers and sisters in California who are confronting an unprecedented disaster. The fires there are absolutely ferocious. A current map shows the entire West Coast of…

From dismantling the structures of racism to healing our hearts

Lessons from the civil rights movement and its leaders point to an important two-track approach to ending the abomination of racism. Michael Nagler I recently had the rewarding experience of interviewing civil rights leader and Kingian nonviolence trainer Bernard Lafayette…

We Need Web Developers to Support Our Peace and Nonviolence Journalism

Pressenza is a collaborative press agency, where each person devotes their time and knowledge to a common project that goes beyond us: the humanization of journalism. Provide information that goes in the direction of solidarity, awareness, action, and non-violence. Since…

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