Tag Archives: Nonviolence

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. … Continue reading

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FILM / Saint Misbehavin’ : The Wavy Gravy Movie

Saint Misbehavin’: The Wavy Gravy Movie, directed by Michelle Esrick was screened in Austin at SXSW.The Saints Go Marching in Downtown Austin Wavy Gravy’s evolving persona as poet, storyteller, merry prankster, jester and clown reveals a deeply spiritual and resourceful … Continue reading

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The Press Doesn’t Cover Nonviolence : A Cautionary Tale

Creative nonviolence: street theater at the 2008 Republican Convention in St. Paul. Photo by Neal Reiter.If you want nonviolence, report it If newspaper editors are serious about wanting young people to choose nonviolence, then they must do more than pounce … Continue reading

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Bernard Lafayette: Martin Luther King’s Disciple

Bernard LaFayette recounts his experiences during the Civil Rights Movement in Birmingham, Alabama on January 10, 2009. Photo: Reuters/Pamela Zappardino/Handout/United States.Activist spreads King’s teachings on nonviolenceBy Andrea Shalal-Esa / January 19, 2009 WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Bernard LaFayette, beaten and arrested … Continue reading

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International Day of Peace : A ‘Day of Global Ceasefire’

‘Peace is not the absence of conflict; it’s a way through it’By Susan Van Haitsma / The Rag Blog / September 21, 2008 September 21 is International Day of Peace, a day established by the General Assembly of the United … Continue reading

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