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As an avid supporter of non-violent civil disobedience in the pursuit of racial and social justice, and an active participant in the Black Lives Matter movement, I study the history of both Dr. ...
by Calvino Partigiani
Comment Count 8 comments on Sun Dec 21, 2014 at 06:51 PM PST with 8 Recommends
There is little I can say about the remarkable Mr. Mandela that has not been said better by others. Still, I wanted to note what I found most remarkable about the life and accomplishments of this ...
by Crashing Vor
Comment Count 50 comments on Fri Dec 06, 2013 at 06:12 AM PST with 173 Recommends
For all those in war and the danger of war, refugees and dispossessed, sufferers of famine, pestilence and disaster on this day. Unknown Auschwitz ...
by gmoke
Comment Count 13 comments on Sun Nov 18, 2012 at 08:35 PM PST with 20 Recommends
Occupy Detroit occupies a neighborhood in Detroit. They are squatting in six abandoned houses, fixing them up. The next stage? Positive protest of clean-ups and barnraisings, community gardens and ...
by gmoke
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri Dec 16, 2011 at 08:33 PM PST with 34 Recommends
“The goal is not to bring your adversaries to their knees but to their senses.” — Mahatma Gandhi If you’ve been paying attention for the last few days, you might recognize that ...
by HiddenHistories
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Nov 22, 2011 at 07:39 AM PST with 5 Recommends
Monday morning on Democracy Now , Tavis Smiley ...
by primarydoc
Comment Count 21 comments on Mon Mar 29, 2010 at 10:22 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
I got into Gandhian economics from reading about Abdul Ghaffar Khan, a Pashtun colleague of Gandhi's who founded the "world's first ...
by gmoke
Comment Count 23 comments on Mon Jul 27, 2009 at 07:23 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
Mahatma Gandhi is said to have invented nonviolence but he claimed Truth-Force or Satyagraha, which is in part a genuine attempt to befriend your enemies. Even years after winning a bitter struggle, ...
by RichardKanePA
Comment Count 1 comments on Sat Nov 22, 2008 at 10:13 PM PST with 0 Recommends
For nearly two decades, there was a nonviolent army, an army of satyagrahis, organized along military lines. It was made up of Pashtun people of the then Northwest Frontier of the British Empire, ...
by gmoke
Comment Count 14 comments on Fri Jun 27, 2008 at 08:37 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
"Gandhi was a middle-aged man when he first asked his wife Kasturba to teach him to use the spinning wheel. Once he had mastered the wheel, he practiced spinning every day for the rest of his life. ...
by gmoke
Comment Count 40 comments on Thu Sep 27, 2007 at 08:27 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
On Martin Luther King's birthday this year, I listened to a radio program about the legacy of ML King and heard nothing about nonviolence. The word was not even mentioned. Nor was there any ...
by gmoke
Comment Count 14 comments on Wed Feb 21, 2007 at 04:54 PM PST with 17 Recommends
“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty ...
by RichRandal
Comment Count 15 comments on Wed Feb 07, 2007 at 06:47 AM PST with 2 Recommends
For all those in war and the danger of war, refugees and dispossessed, ...
by gmoke
Comment Count 29 comments on Mon Feb 05, 2007 at 09:50 PM PST with 12 Recommends