Tag Archives: Nonviolence

Rabbi Arthur Waskow :
Is murder a ‘sacred practice’ in ALL religions?

Why are there streaks of both blood and love in the histories of religious communities? By Rabbi Arthur Waskow | The Rag Blog | January 18, 2015 The murderous attacks in France last week have called forth a mixture of … finish reading Rabbi Arthur Waskow :
Is murder a ‘sacred practice’ in ALL religions?

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Susan Van Haitsma :
Remembering our roots: Equality rejects war

As the failures of war strategies have become increasingly obvious, the benefits of nonviolent approaches based on the principle of equality have become more obvious. By Susan Van Haitsma | The Rag Blog | July 30, 2014 At the root … finish reading Susan Van Haitsma :
Remembering our roots: Equality rejects war

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David McReynolds :
On becoming a living fossil

David may have been ahead of his time, but he was late to pick up Muriel Lester. By David McReynolds | The Rag Blog | May 7, 2014 NEW YORK — This past Friday I went up to a Unitarian … finish reading David McReynolds :
On becoming a living fossil

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Rabbi Arthur Waskow : Drop Gas Masks, Not Bombs

Think out of the box. Digital art by Neho / deviantART. Act out of the box: Drop gas masks, not bombs Use the power of the U.S. in nonviolent, non-military, nonlethal ways to counter Assad’s (or the rebels’) possible use … finish reading Rabbi Arthur Waskow : Drop Gas Masks, Not Bombs

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Rag Radio : We Interview Nonviolent Activist Val Liveoak and Author Robert H. Frank

Nonviolent Activist Val Liveoak of Peacekeeping en Las Americason Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer. Listen to it here: Also listen to New York Times Columnist Robert H. Frank,Author of The Darwin Economy, on Rag Radio, here: (Texas Music Hall of … finish reading Rag Radio : We Interview Nonviolent Activist Val Liveoak and Author Robert H. Frank

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Wayne Grytting : Gandhi Meets Monty Python

We are all Guy Fawkes. Occupiers in Zuccotti Park in New York turn protest into theater. Photo by Andrew Burton / AP.Gandhi meets Monty Python:The comedic turn in nonviolent tactics By Wayne Grytting / Waging Nonviolence / November 1, 2011 … finish reading Wayne Grytting : Gandhi Meets Monty Python

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Greg Moses : Even Weather Turns Spiritual at Occupy Austin

General Assembly at Occupy Austin. Photo from Occupy Austin.Even the weather turns spiritual:Onward through the storms at Occupy Austin As Occupy Austin entered its second week, organizers were looking more rested, wholesome, happy, and relaxed as they mixed themselves into … finish reading Greg Moses : Even Weather Turns Spiritual at Occupy Austin

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BOOKS / Doug Ireland : Martin Duberman’s Dual Bio of Deming and McReynolds

A Saving Remnant:Two lives of courage and commitment Barbara Deming and David McReynolds were ‘out’ pioneers of the left. By Doug Ireland / The Rag Blog / March 9, 2011 [A SAVING REMNANT: The Radical Lives of Barbara Deming and … finish reading BOOKS / Doug Ireland : Martin Duberman’s Dual Bio of Deming and McReynolds

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Barack Obama : The Audacity of Imperial Hubris

Famed graffiti artist Banksy’s statement on war and peace. Protest poster in Parliament Square, London.Imperial hubris:Barack Obama and Nobel’s preemptive strike Obama might have used the Nobel stage to mark a break from [the] geopolitical approach to U.S. hegemony through … finish reading Barack Obama : The Audacity of Imperial Hubris

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Steve Weissman : How Washington Learned to Love Nonviolence

The use of nonviolence for covert intervention Sharp was talking ‘about seizing political power or denying it to others,’ and doing it without having to break things or kill people. By Steve Weissman / The Rag Blog / September 29, … finish reading Steve Weissman : How Washington Learned to Love Nonviolence

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Steve Weissman : U.S. and Iran: Nonviolence 101

Was there meddling in the Orange Revolution in the Ukraine in 2004-2005?Iran: Nonviolence 101 Washington’s promotion of nonviolent resistance in other countries is already casting suspicion on a number of activists and thinkers who, wittingly or not, have allowed themselves … finish reading Steve Weissman : U.S. and Iran: Nonviolence 101

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Susan Van Haitsma : The Planet’s Imperative: Stop War, Shine On

Graphic from Neoformix. The life of our planet must not be a flash in the pan, a brief streak of light in time’s expanse. Our ancient Mother deserves a future of infinite history, and so do we, her youngest children. … finish reading Susan Van Haitsma : The Planet’s Imperative: Stop War, Shine On

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