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INVISIBLE VIOLENCE: How anti-rape campaigns can help us all

INVISIBLE VIOLENCE: How anti-rape campaigns can help us all

In recent years, campaigners who work against sexual assault have broadened their focus from educating women on how to not be...
February 18, 2014 × 0 comments

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ACTIVE NONVIOLENCE: Q&A with Tenpa C. Samkhar of the Active Nonviolence Education Centre

ACTIVE NONVIOLENCE: Q&A with Tenpa C. Samkhar of the Active Nonviolence Education Centre

As former additional secretary for the Central Tibetan Authority in the Department of Information and International Relations,...
December 24, 2013 × 0 comments

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PERCEPTION OF INTERCONNECTION: As ecological consciousness emerges on a mass scale the metanarrative of us-versus-them is no longer a compelling case for war

PERCEPTION OF INTERCONNECTION: As ecological consciousness emerges on a mass scale the metanarrative of us-versus-them is no longer a compelling case for war

Why is the American public so unenthusiastic about bombing Syria? Certainly the case for war is weak and hypocritical both...
November 5, 2013 × 0 comments

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HIT DELETE: Removing “friends” and “communities” to gather peace

HIT DELETE: Removing “friends” and “communities” to gather peace

Today I decided to lose a whole bunch of friends, a number of acquaintances and a whole lot of subscriptions. No, there has been...
April 24, 2013 × 2 comments

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MARKETING MEANNESS: How marketing messages encourage bullying among children

MARKETING MEANNESS: How marketing messages encourage bullying among children

I hadn’t really understood how systemic and how damaging bullying gets until two months ago, when I overheard a hall monitor...
March 5, 2013 × 1 comment

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SPEAK DIRECTLY TO THE HEART: Drumming is the song of who we are, our home and creation

SPEAK DIRECTLY TO THE HEART: Drumming is the song of who we are, our home and creation

First, there is the pulse. In the womb, the regular beat of the mother’s heart is the soundtrack of a baby’s liquid world,...
February 8, 2013 × 1 comment

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EVERYTHING MATTERS: Nonviolence is a way of seeing what wasn’t seen before

EVERYTHING MATTERS: Nonviolence is a way of seeing what wasn’t seen before

Almost from the moment we arrive on the planet, we are assigned the job of figuring out how it works and what it all means. Even...
December 6, 2012 × 1 comment

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CHANGE THE CONVERSATION: Using nonviolent action to pry open the doors of dialogue

CHANGE THE CONVERSATION: Using nonviolent action to pry open the doors of dialogue

A long time co-worker of mine became committed to nonviolence during a demonstration he attended many years ago as the movement...
November 14, 2012 × 0 comments

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REFRAME: Use active nonviolence to transform the script

REFRAME: Use active nonviolence to transform the script

Imagine we’re sitting in a theatre watching Shakespeare’s Hamlet. After the lights go down—and the Danish Prince first...
April 23, 2012 × 0 comments