Mark Richards

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What 10 Things Should You Do Every Day To Improve Your Life?

Chris Pecoraro—Getty Images<p>Sam Edwards—Getty Images/Caiaimage<p>Jetta Productions—Getty Images<p>by nacoki ( MEDIA ARC )—Getty Images/Flickr RF<p>Reza …

Chomsky Classic: We Have the Means to End Civilization as We Know It—How Revolutionary Pacifism Can Preserve the Species

<i>[</i><b>Editor's Note:</b> <i>The following is the text of lecture given by Chomsky upon being awarded the Sydney Peace Prize, November 1, 2011. It remains one of</i> …

16-Year-Old Malala Yousafzai Leaves Jon Stewart Speechless With Comment About Pacifism

<i>Editor's note [6/18/2015]: Pakistani activist and 2014 Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai will appear on the Daily Show for the second time on June 18, 2015, at 11 ET.</i><p>Malala Yousafzai, the 16-year-old Pakistani advocate for womens rights and access to education, appeared on the Daily Show …

Human chain formed to protect Christians during Lahore mass

The gathering outside the Lahore church. PHOTO: MALIK SHAFIQ<p>By Web Desk / Aroosa Shaukat, Published: October 6, 2013<p><b>LAHORE: The Muslim and Christian</b> …

Harlem Hate Crime Victim: I'm Feeling Gratitude , by Prabhjot Singh

People keep asking me what it feels like to have been assaulted in a hate crime. Honestly, I can't come up with a better response than simply …

Fighting with nonviolence

How do you deal with a bully without becoming a thug? In this wise and soulful talk, peace activist Scilla Elworthy maps out the skills we need -- as …

Pay attention to nonviolence

In 2003, the Palestinian village of Budrus mounted a 10-month-long nonviolent protest to stop a barrier being built across their olive groves. Did …

Gene Sharp: Author of the nonviolent revolution rulebook

<b>In an old townhouse in East Boston an elderly stooped man is tending rare orchids in his shabby office. His Labrador Sally lies on the floor between stacks of academic papers watching him as he shuffles past.</b><p>This is Dr Gene Sharp the man now credited with the strategy behind the toppling of the …

Gandhi’s Prayer (on Syria)

By Stephanie Van Hook<p><i>“I am praying for the light that will dispel the darkness; let all those with a living faith in nonviolence join me in the</i> …

Iranian president tweets Rosh Hashanah blessing to Jews

Amid a global exchange of greetings and good wishes to mark Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish new year, which began at sunset on Wednesday, there was one from a particularly surprising quarter.<p>Iran's president, Hassan Rouhani, tweeted: "As the sun is about to set here in #Tehran I wish all Jews, especially …

Cable Is Getting More Expensive And Less Reliable, Just As You Suspected

By Liana B. Baker<p>Sept 3 (Reuters) - Cable and satellite customers beware. Prepare for more blackouts of major stations and keep a close eye on that cable bill.<p>The cost of a deal announced Monday between Time Warner Cable and CBS, that ended a month-long blackout of the main CBS channel and its …

Worship

Sunday Services at UUCW are held at 9:15 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. from the Sunday after Labor Day in September through the Sunday before Memorial Day …

A letter from Trappist nuns in Syria: “Blood fills our streets, our eyes, our hearts”

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Nonviolence in Action​The M.K. Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence is a nonprofit located in Rochester, NY that embodies the vision of its historic …

People-Powered News and Analysis

Recent Features<p>When nine Catholic activists seized and burned draft files on May 17, 1968, they committed an act of conscience that continues to …

Activism

All-in: Fully Committing to a Life of Nonviolence

<i>A METTA mini-series for daily living</i><p><i>Conceived and birthed by Miki Kashtan, Ph.D.</i><p>Gandhi spoke about applying nonviolence in thought, word, and action. …

Why I Got Banned from Israel

Anna Lekas Miller, a reporter on her way to a journalism conference, was denied entry into Israel—and banned for 10 years. Here's why.<p>It is midnight …

You, too, can stop a school shooter

A still of Antoinette Tuff on WSBTV, somewhat altered. (Perezitos)<p>When someone does something dazzling — like talking down a would-be mass murderer …

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