Nationwide Week Of Nonviolent Action

By Campaign Nonviolence,Pace y bene. -

Over 2650 marches, actions, events and rallies are poised to take place in all 50 states nationwide as part of Campaign Nonviolence Week of Actions September 15-23. This unprecedented campaign of [...]

Answering “What Should I Do?” Is Easier When You Know The Roles Of Social Movements

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

The United States is going in the wrong direction on a wide range of social, economic and foreign policy issues and people are justifiably upset and angry about this. One question we are [...]

Direct Action Campaigning Today: Manual For Organizers

By George Lakey, www.wagingnonviolence.org -

For the past year I’ve been book touring to over 60 cities and towns across the United States and have been asked repeatedly for a direct action manual that addresses challenges we face now. The [...]

John Lennon’s Message Of People Power Still True Today

By John Whitehead, www.counterpunch.org -

Do you want an end to war? Then stop supporting the government’s military campaigns. Do you want government violence against the citizenry to end? Then demand that your local police [...]

Everyday Use Of Militaristic Jargon Makes Us More Combative

By Nan Levinson, www.transcend.org -

By Nan Levinson for Waging Nonviolence - 20 Dec 2016 – “War is merely the continuation of politics by other means,” wrote the Prussian Gen. Carl von Clausewitz. Lately, it’s been sounding like [...]

#NoDAPL Scores Major Victory: No Final Permit For Pipeline

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, www.PopularResistance.org -

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers for Popular Resistance. Cannon Ball, North Dakota (Oceti Sakowin or Council of the Seven Fires Camp) - Today, the people won a major victory in the fight to [...]

Campaign Nonviolence Week Of Actions

By Ryan Hall, www.paceebene.org -

By Ryan Hall for Pace E Bene - The third annual Campaign Nonviolence Week of Actions was launched September 18 through September 25, 2016. Events are taking place across the United States and [...]

New Film ‘Love and Solidarity’, Non-violence For Systemic Change

By Will Jones and Mike Honey, www.portside.org -

By Will Jones and Mike Honey for Portside. Non-violence is NOT passive, but is militant and effective theory and practice. Portside Moderator Will Jones interviews Honey about the film and highly [...]

Campaign Nonviolence Week Of Actions

By Staff, www.paceebene.org -

By Campaign Nonviolence. United States - Campaign Nonviolence is a long-term movement for a culture of peace and nonviolence free from war, poverty, racism, environmental destruction and the [...]

Peace Flotilla Nonviolent Direct Action Protest Trident Nuclear Submarines

By Leonard Eiger, www.gzcenter.org -

By Leonard Eiger for GZ Center - Silverdale, Washington: Local peace activists staged a water-based nonviolent protest and witness for peace in Hood Canal at the Trident nuclear submarine base on [...]

Dorothy Day Refuses To Duck-And-Cover

By Rivera Sun, www.counterpunch.org -

By Rivera Sun for Counter Punch - On June 15th, 1955, Catholic Worker founder Dorothy Day joined a group of pacifists in refusing to participate in the civilian defense drills scheduled on that [...]

Peace Activist, Poet and Writer, Daniel Berrigan Dead At 94

Variety of Sources, www.PopularResistance.org -

From a variety of sources on the death of Daniel Berrigan: We are bereft. We are so sad. We are aching and wrung out. Our bodies are tired as Dan’s was—after a hip fracture, repeated infections, [...]

How Nonviolent Resistance Is Shaping 2016 Elections

By Erica Chenoweth, www.vox.com -

By Erica Chenoweth for Vox - Violence has gotten a lot of attention in the 2016 presidential race — from the kicking and punching of protestors at Trump’s rallies to incitements of violence [...]

Building New ‘Nonviolent Cities’

By Rev. John Dear, www.commondreams.org -

By Rev. John Dear for Common Dreams - Last year, I was invited to give a talk on peace in Carbondale, Illinois. I was surprised to discover that in recent years, activists from across Carbondale [...]

10 Things To Know About Nonviolent Struggle

By Rivera Sun, www.commondreams.org -

By Rivera Sun for Common Dreams - “There is a place between passivity and violence. I’ll meet you there.” Nonviolent struggle is on the rise globally. Neither passive, nor inaction, this powerful [...]

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