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Writings from across the world on non-violence and peace.

Let us all join this “WAVE”

Brief from the speech of Iranian President Hassan Rohani’s address to the UN General Assembly. For full text – http://www.countercurrents.org/rohani250913.htm Our world today is replete with fear and hope; fear of war and hostile regional and global relations; fear of deadly … Continue reading

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Colonized By Corporations

By Chris Hedges 14 May, 2012 TruthDig.com In Robert E. Gamer’s book “The Developing Nations” is a chapter called “Why Men Do Not Revolt.” In it Gamer notes that although the oppressed often do revolt, the object of their hostility is misplaced. … Continue reading

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Non-violence : A Force for Radical Change

Narayan Desai Chancellor, Gujarat Vidyapith, Ahmedabad, India (the University founded by Mahatma Gandhi) http://www.gandhitopia.org/profiles/blogs/gandhi-journal-article-i The days that have been chosen for this international Congress on Peace and Non-violence are more significant than probably what we think about it. 30th January … Continue reading

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Inventive Nonviolence in Mexico: A Conversation With Javier Sicilia – Part 1

Fred Rosen, January 31, 2012 http://nacla.org/blog/2012/1/31/inventive-nonviolence-mexico-conversation-javier-sicilia A few days ago, I had a wide-ranging talk with Javier Sicilia, the founder of the nonviolent, anti-violence group called Movement for Peace with Justice and Dignity (MPJD). Since its inception last March, following the … Continue reading

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On Violence and Earth Revolution

By Dr. Glen Barry, Ecological Internet http://www.ecoearth.info/blog/2012/01/on_violence_and_earth_revoluti.asp Human Family’s Ecocidal Death Wish The ecological foundation of being is unraveling before our very eyes. Without ecosystems there is no life. Fiercely loving Earth is the answer. Let’s sustain global ecology together like … Continue reading

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What would Gandhi think of our world today?

Marina Mahatir http://alriran.com/7738.html To many people, the first thing that comes to mind when talking about Mahatma Gandhi is of course his doctrine of non-violence. I think by far this is his greatest contribution to the world, that rebellion against … Continue reading

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2012: The Year of Nonviolence?

By Jake Olzen If 2011 was the year of the protester, 2012 may prove to be the year of nonviolence. What’s the difference? It’s as great as between yes and no. A crucial awakening that envelopes humanity’s collective struggle for … Continue reading

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