Category nonviolent action

Al Nakba: Say Yes to Palestinians’ Right of Return

Colonial movements tend to exploit colonized people. Israel’s intention has always been dispersion and dispossession of the Palestinians.

David Swanson Discusses “Curing American Exceptionalism”

Curing Exceptionalism: What’s wrong with how we think about the United States? What can we do about it? 

Julia Ward Howe | Appeal to womanhood throughout the world

“Disarm, disarm! The sword of murder is not the balance of justice. Blood does not wipe out dishonor, nor violence vindicate possession.”
“Again have the sacred questions of international justice been committed to the fatal mediation of military weapons. “

Where on earth is the just economy that works for all, including Afghan children?

Oxfam calculated that the world’s eight richest individuals had as much wealth as the poorest half of the world.

The Cult of Violence Always Kills the Left by Chris Hedges

“Activism is about self-expression. It often is a substitute for strategy. Strategic organizing is about results.”

March for Our Lives St. Paul, Minnesota Style

On March 24, 2018, joining thousands upon thousands of other marchers around the country and around the world, 18,000 students and friends marched from Harriet Island on the Mississippi River in St. Paul to the state capitol where they were joined by several thousand more people for a rally for gun control. All Minnesota photos […]

STUDENTS’ RIGHTS: SPEECH, WALKOUTS, AND OTHER PROTESTS | ACLU

A list of resources for students from the ACLU 

May 1968: Fifty Years Since the Catonsville Nine Action

Readers may ponder the sanity of a society that imprisoned those who substantively opposed a war of aggression by a superpower against a relatively small agrarian nation.

I’m Dreaming About a Modern World That Doesn’t Erase Its Indigenous Intelligence

we will not rest
hoping is not enough
our resilience shall prevail

War Abolition 201: New Online Course Begins February 26! (Video)

WorldBeyondWar.org  Published on Jan 9, 2018 Join World Beyond War for “War Abolition 201: Building the Alternative Global Security System.” Our new online course runs the week of February 26 – April 16, 2018. Sign-up today! sign-up here: http://www.classroom.worldbeyondwar.org/ With what do we replace the war system (aka the military-industrial-corporate-governmental complex)? What truly makes us secure? […]

Recipe Concocted for Perpetual War is a Bitter One

Perpetual war is leading to a host of societal ills, yet debates on war and peace are almost entirely absent from public discourse, Robert Wing and Coleen Rowley observe.

The Violence We Watch: The Film the NFL Doesn’t Want You to See and A Sanctuary City Story

Editor’s Picks, The Intercept,
The Violence We Watch

Recommitting Ourselves to Nonviolent Tactics in a Time of War

A variety of creative and nonviolent tactics are available to counter “hate speech” and racism.

Listening Angels + Father Time + Take Action for Peace | WAMM Newsletter

Is there a group of human beings so evil that they don’t deserve human rights? The International Red Cross [ICRC] does not think so.

Chris Hedges Q and A “Fascism in the Age of Trump” (Video)

I am obviously for nonviolence but I am for noncooperation and obstruction of those forces that are trying without exaggeration trying to kill us.

John Dear | The Year of “Nonviolence or Non-Existence”

Now, 50 years on, King’s words take on more weight with each passing hour.

Facebook Says It Is Deleting Accounts at the Direction of the U.S. and Israeli Governments

Would Facebook ever dare censor American politicians or journalists who use social media to call for violence against America’s enemies? To ask the question is to answer it.

The ICC Just Announced It Will Treat War As a Crime

How can war’s status as a crime effectively deter the world’s leading war-maker from threatening and launching more wars, large and small? How can laws against war actually be put to use?

Challenges Facing the Anti-War Movement: Code Pink Conference

Ajamu Baraka of Black Alliance for Peace talks about the challenges that the anti-war movement currently faces in the US

J20 “Not Guilty” Verdict Deals Blow to Trump Admin and Shows the Power of Collective Defense

A defendant on why dissenters everywhere should feel emboldened by the outcome of the first trial.