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Cultural Creatives: The Awakening of Humanity - Mind and Body

Content Tools<p>Print Email<p><i>This is mankind’s finest hour. In</i> Conscious Evolution <i>(New World Library, 2015), author Barbara Marx Hubbard highlights the</i> …

Spirituality

The Hazards of Military Worship

<i>President Trump with Gen. Joseph Votel, commander of U.S. Central Command, and Gen. Raymond Thomas, U.S. Special Operations Command commander.</i> …

War

Hostile negotiations expert who helped end Colombia's bloody 50-year civil war is brought in to help Britain's civil servants handle Brexit talks

• <b>William Ury has experience of conflicts in the Balkans, Middle East and USSR</b>• <b><br>Last year he was key to negotiating peace deal to stop the Colombian</b> …

Antiwar Activists Challenge Army's Domestic Spying Apparatus in Ninth Circuit

With the militarization of police on the rise, the necessarily stark line between the military and domestic law enforcement is becoming increasingly blurred. And it’s not entirely surprising—given ongoing revelations around mass surveillance—that the military would abuse its authority and spy on …

Surveillance

Gandhi’s strategy for success — use more than one strategy

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 level of …

Democracy

How to resist: lessons on "movement learning" from the Albert Einstein Institution

Jamila Raqib is a research affiliate at the MIT Media Lab and is Executive Director of the Albert Einstein Institution, founded by Gene Sharp, who …

The Surge Delusion - Politics

<i>This piece is reprinted with permission by</i> TomDispatch.<p>The other day, I found myself flipping through old photos from my time in Iraq. One in …

Japan detains movement leader to silence struggle against U.S. military bases

On October 17, Hiroji Yamashiro was arrested for cutting a wire fence at a protest against a U.S. military base in Okinawa. He has been held in …

This might be the most Zen video game ever

Henry David Thoreau distrusted technology, advocated surrounding oneself with nature, and believed people should "live deliberately." In 2017, he wouldn't even have to step away his computer.<p><i>Smithsonian Magazine</i> reports the Game Innovation Lab at USC is releasing a video game based on Thoreau's …

Henry David Thoreau

Historian and Antiwar Activist Marilyn Young Dies at 79

And the historian and activist Marilyn Young has died at the age of 79. She taught at New York University for 35 years and was a pioneering historian …

History

FAST FACTS: What is active non-violence?

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – In a huge Catholic procession on Saturday, February 18, Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Tagle called for "active …

Remembering Frontier Gandhi, who said 'Islam is the religion of tolerance'

OPEN TO OPINION<p>In the present times, when intolerance and violence seek to take deep roots in our society, this King Khan's teachings are more …

Deep Reservations About the “Anti-Trump” Movement by Caleb Maupin

by Caleb Maupin Guest Writer, Dandelion Salad Caleb Maupin (website) Caleb Maupin (Facebook Page) January 20, 2017 OPEN LETTER TO J20 PROTESTERS Dear …

Elections

Shaq, Barkley Experience Simulated Civil Rights Protest

"Inside the NBA" crew has respect for what people endured.

The Weapon of Love: How Martin Luther King, Jr. Became Nonviolent

The end of nonviolent resistance is reconciliation with those who have been the oppressor. Love overwhelms hate, making possible the creation of a …

Black History

2017 Peace Essay Contest

The West Suburban (Chicago) Faith-Based Peace Coalition is sponsoring a Peace Essay Contest with a $1,000.00 award to the winner, $300 for the …

Essays

Quaker group marks centennial with ‘Waging Peace’ exhibit

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The American Friends Service Committee is celebrating 100 years of nonviolent activism with an exhibition, “Waging Peace,” that …

Stein's claim about US bombings touched off our No. 1 hit

Stumping in Austin, the Green Party’s presidential nominee made a claim about U.S. bombing actions that touched off our most-clicked fact check from …

How the everyday use of militaristic jargon makes us more combative

“War is merely the continuation of politics by other means,” wrote the Prussian Gen. Carl von Clausewitz. Lately, it’s been sounding like the other …

Military-Trained Police May Be Less Hasty To Shoot, But That Got This Vet Fired

There are plenty of recent stories involving white police officers who have shot and killed black men, including some who are on trial for those shootings. Then there's the case of a white cop who <i>did not</i> shoot a black man holding a gun — and it may have cost him his job.<p>It started with a 911 call …

Law Enforcement

Today, Pope Francis Issued the Catholic Church’s First Statement on Nonviolence—Ever

By Rev. John Dear<p>Today, Pope Francis released the annual World Day of Peace Message for January 1, 2017, called “Nonviolence—A Style of Politics for …

These are the world's 10 most peaceful countries

There are only 10 countries in the world that are at peace, according to the Global Peace Index, the 10th annual edition which was published earlier …

Pakistan

How Do We ‘Package’ Peace? Can We Make It Palatable?

ARTS, 3 October 2016<p><b>Gary Corseri – TRANSCEND Media Service</b><p><b>A review of Peace Plays by Johan Galtung, Vitahl Rajan, and S. P. Udayakumar; Kolofon</b> …

Soviet Union

Non-violence: 3 US mayors on King's trail in 'land of Mahatma'

ALSO READ<p>Ahmedabad to host African Development Bank meet next year India, AfDB ink MoU for hosting bank's annual meetings at Ahmedabad Remembering …

Pope says non-violence is the only response to a world at war

ROME— Facing a cascade of bloodshed around the world, including wars in Syria, Iraq, and Ukraine, a six-decade civil conflict in Colombia, the rise …

Pope Francis

A look at the newest additions to the nonviolence canon

by Brian MartinPeace Abbey archives at University of Massachusetts Boston. (Peace Abbey)Interest in nonviolent action is greater today than it ever …

Social Justice

A new activist toolkit arrives in beautiful fashion

by Phil WilmotMen wielding helium balloons stepped out of a car in Kampala’s bustling downtown on the morning of August 1, releasing them one by one …

Social Justice

Armed-conflict risks enhanced by climate-related disasters in ethnically fractionalized countries

Ethnic divides play a major role in many armed conflicts around the world and might serve as predetermined conflict lines following rapidly emerging …

Climate Change