How Racism In South Africa Shaped Gandhi

By Ravi P Bhatia, Transcend.org -

8 Feb 2018 – As is well known, Mohandas Gandhi had gone to England in 1888 at the age of 19 years to train as a lawyer. Before going his mother Putlibai who was a devout person, deeply religious [...]

Net Neutrality: Gandhi’s Salt For US

By Rivera Sun, www.popularresistance.org -

Net Neutrality is the keystone issue in the movement of movements. It is poised to become as pivotal to our interconnected struggles as the Salt March was for Gandhi and the Indian Self-Rule [...]

Clarifying Gandhi: POTUS, Rutherford, And Gandhi On Moral Economics

By P.K. Wiilley, www.transcend.org -

By P.K. Wiilley for TRANSCEND Media Service - 30 Aug 2017 – The question of what constitutes a wonderful and advanced civilization is dependent upon Justice, which is buttressed by economics. [...]

Beyond Violence And Nonviolence

By Ben Case, www.roarmag.org -

By Ben Case for Roar Magazine. The argument over violence and nonviolence — one of the oldest and most divisive on the left — is back. Broken windows, mass arrests and one well-timed punch marked [...]

Gandhi’s Strategy For Success — Use More Than One Strategy

By Mark Engler, www.wagingnonviolence.org -

By Mark Engler and Paul Engler for Waging Nonviolence - At the end of 1930, India was experiencing disruption on a scale not seen in nearly three quarters of a century — and it was witnessing a [...]

Gandhi: ‘My Life Is My Message’

By Robert J. Burrowes, www.popularresistance.org -

By Robert J. Burrowes. As most of the world ignores or hypocritically celebrates the 147th birthday of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi on the International Day of Nonviolence on 2 October, some of us [...]

Nonviolent Revolt In The Twenty-First Century

By Robert J. Burroweswww.PopularResistance.org -

By Robert J. Burrowes for Popular Resistance. In the Engler's book, This Is An Uprising, the authors try too hard to make nonviolent action fit into a model they have created by combining [...]

Gandhi Jayanti, Gandhi’s Dream

By Robert J. Burrowes, www.PopularResistance -

By Robert J. Burrowes for Popular Resistance - On behalf of those of us who struggle to honor Gandhi's legacy to the world, I would like to wish Mohandas Karamchand (Mahatma) Gandhi 'happy [...]

Gandhi’s Strategy: (1) Noncooperation & (2) Constructive Program

By Brian Willson, www.brianwillson.com -

To Gandhi, noncooperation was the nonviolent counterpart of guerrilla war while the constructive program was the counterpart of a parallel society from below similar to parallel hierarchies [...]

Gandhi vs. The Mafia

By Jesse Walker, www.reason.com -

Not long ago, a prosecutor in Palermo heard something strange on a wiretap. A mobster was telling a henchman not to punish a store for failing to pay its pizzo, or protection money. Palermo, [...]

How Did Gandhi Win?

By Mark Engler and Paul Engler, www.wagingnonviolence.org -

For those who seek to understand today’s social movements, and those who wish to amplify them, questions about how to evaluate a campaign’s success and when it is appropriate to declare victory [...]

Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday: Creating A Nonviolent World

By Robert J. Burrowes, www.PopularResistance.org -

As we celebrate Mahatma Gandhi's birthday on October 2nd, the International Day of Nonviolence, we have the chance to reflect on our progress in creating a nonviolent world. Obviously, creating a [...]

The Future Needs Us

By Rebecca Solnit, www.tomdispatch.com -

I see the fabric of my country’s rights and justices fraying and I see climate change advancing. There are terrible things about this moment and it’s clear that the consequences of climate change [...]