Tag Archives: nonviolence

Comments> Dialog & Controversy over Chris Hedges’ article “The Cancer in Occupy”

Comments> Dialog & Controversy over Chris Hedges’ article “The Cancer in Occupy” I have been asked to delete the post on WAMMToday by Chris Hedges called “The Cancer in Occupy.”  [I think by whom is not relevant to this dialog, and the different viewpoints are reflected below.] Before I posted it, it did cross my […]

Video> The Power and Potential of Nonviolent Struggle by Gene Sharp

Uploaded by BetterSpokane on Dec 26, 2011 The Power and Potential of Nonviolent Struggle by Gene Sharp Gene Sharp, Senior Scholar of the Albert Einstein Institution, shares insights from his life study of how nonviolent struggle can work. For many years Gene and the Albert Einstein Institution have been mentors and catalysts for nonviolent struggle throughout the world. […]

Chris Hedges> The Cancer in Occupy

The Cancer in Occupy by Chris Hedges   February 6, 2012 by Truthdig.com via Common Dreams The Black Bloc anarchists, who have been active on the streets in Oakland and other cities, are the cancer of the Occupy movement. The presence of Black Bloc anarchists—so named because they dress in black, obscure their faces, move as a unified mass, seek physical […]

Noam Chomsky> Remembering Howard Zinn

Noam Chomsky was awarded the Sydney Peace Prize. (photo: Ben Rusk/flickr) Remembering Howard Zinn By Noam Chomsky, Al Jazeera via RSN   27 January 12  Editor’s note: Today, January 27, is the second anniversary of the death of Howard Zinn. An active participant in the Civil Rights movement, he was dismissed in 1963 from his position […]

How Will the Walls Come Tumbling Down> Diversity of Tactics vs Nonviolence in the Occupy Movement.

Video> Dialogue> Occupy Oakland Nonviolence vs Diversity of Tactics Positive Peace Warrior  Kazu Haga Editor’s Note:  The video posted here is of the dialogue between the panelists after they have given their individual presentations.  Links to the individual presentations—all are worth listening to—are included below, as well as a link to the full program. Questions such as, […]

Allison Kilkenny> Occupy and the Importance of Not Asking for Permission

Occupy and the Importance of Not Asking for Permission ALLISON KILKENNY    FRIDAY DEC 2, 2011 9:34 AM In These Times Is this what they mean by Occupying the Democratic Party? Occupy DC protest in front of the W Hotel in Washington where a Democratic party fundraiser was taking place on December 1. (Photo: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty […]

Dear Editor- LAPD Arrests the Truth at Occupy LA

Dear Editor- LAPD Arrests the Truth at Occupy LA Culver City Crossroads My name is Patrick Meighan, and I’m a husband, a father, a writer on the Fox animated sitcom “Family Guy”, and a member of the Unitarian Universalist Community Church of Santa Monica. I was arrested at about 1 a.m. Wednesday morning with 291 […]

Metta Center- 6 Tips for Nonviolent Action

VFP & MN FOR offer Deep Nonviolence Training> principles and practice> in the Twin Cities

DECEMBER 2, 3, 4, 2011             DEEP NONVIOLENCE TRAINING                      principles & practice CAN WE replace violence with justice and peace? – – – at home, in organizations, congregations and communities, at work and school, across the country and around the world – – –  YES !  WE have the power […]

Gandhi’s 142nd Birthday Honored

Alliant Action conducted their annual Gandhi Birthday celebration at the soon-to-be-closed Eden Prairie headquarters of ATK.

Kathy Kelly> Gandhi’s Lessons for Today

Gandhi’s Lessons for Today Gandhi’s Birthday is October 2> he was born 142 years ago. Kathy Kelly, Co-coordinator, Voices for Creative Nonviolence Posted: 10/1/11 07:25 PM ET  Hufflington Post Kathy Kelly: Afghanistan and the Arab Spring.  Monday, October 3, 7:00 p.m. Macalester Plymouth United Church, 1658 Lincoln Avenue (adjacent to Macalester College), St. Paul. In a soon-to-be […]

#OccupyWallStreet bleeds and leads, by Nathan Schneider

#OccupyWallStreet bleeds and leads by Nathan Schneider September 25, 2011, 5:01 pm  Reader Supported News What this article does not mention is the incredible sexism of the photo, including violence against women. A bit after 10 p.m. on Saturday night in occupied Liberty Plaza, there was a celebration around the media tables. Photocopied facsimiles of Sunday’s […]

The Beloved Community of Martin Luther King, Jr.

The Beloved Community of Martin Luther King, Jr. from The King Center “The Beloved Community” is a term that was first coined in the early days of the 20th Century by the philosopher-theologian Josiah Royce, who founded the Fellowship of Reconciliation. However, it was Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., also a member of the Fellowship […]