Category Peaceful protest
A Vietnam vet on Burns/Novick “Vietnam” documentary.
“Non-violence is the greatest force at the disposal of mankind. It is mightier than the mightiest weapon of destruction devised by the ingenuity of man.” —Gandhi The “Non-Violence” (or “Knotted Gun”) sculpture by Swedish artist Carl Fredrik Reuterswärd on display at the UN Visitors’ Plaza. UN Photo/Rick Bajornas The International Day of Non-Violence is marked on […]
Antifa, shorthand for anti-fascist organisations, refers to a loose coalition of militant, decentralised, grassroots groups which are opposed to the far-right.
Contains valuable information and links to information about organizing in these Trumpian times.
…when they [antifa] carry out these tactics, they actually squander their moral authority
In a battle for morals, imagery and messaging is everything. If we lose the PR battle, even if we are ultimately on the right side of justice, we may give the alt-right ammunition they desperately need.
We need conversion, and conversion campaigners, to be organizing particularly in communities where manifestations of the military production system are located. By Bruce Gagnon Organizing Notes July 25, 2017 ‘That’s the Challenge’ In early July Roy Pingel and his son visited our house here in Bath. Artist and housemate Brown Lethem lived in New York […]
For every incident Stinchfield cited to make the case that the left is violent, there are examples of the right being just as violent, if not more so.
“What if our country were constantly being spied upon by drones, with some of us killed by drones? What if many bystanders, including children, were killed in the process?
To transform: to change in nature, disposition, heart, character… change greatly the appearance or form of
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“White Silence Equals Violence”
The sixties produced a conviction that “democracy is in the streets.” The Trump era may echo that. Protest against Donald Trump. (photo: Jim Vondruska/NurPhoto/Getty Images) By Jelani Cobb The New Yorker RSN January 1, 2017 n December 6th, less than a month after the election, Vice-President Joe Biden, who was in New York to receive […]
if you want actual aid delivered on a massive scale, if you want withdrawal of foreign forces and the opening of serious negotiations for disarmament and peace…
Chenoweth conducts a study on violent versus nonviolent tactics and why nonviolence succeeds.
Dallas Goldtooth, Arvol Looking Horse and Kandi Mosset Stand Up for the Sacred in Stunning Video by Matika Wilbur and Myron Dewey
The wounded land.
In recent weeks, the state has militarized my reservation, with road blocks and license-plate checks, low-flying aircraft and racial profiling of Indians.
…the corporate press has tried mightily to demonize them [the shooters] and tie the shooters to Black nationalist groups and Black Lives Matter but the shooters themselves have said they are lone wolves. BLM whatever folks may think of their strategies and tactics have declared themselves to be non- violent and have sought to solve the problem of police violence through organized peaceful protest.