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By now you will have heard about Israel’s assault on the Gaza Freedom Flotilla , in the course of which,
by heathlander
Comment Count 1841 comments on Mon May 31, 2010 at 04:06 AM PDT with 738 Recommends
Protest for me but not for thee Digby first quotes Chris Hedges detailing the viciousness with which a judge is dealing with an Occupy protestor The lawyers had attempted to argue that testimony ...
by xxdr zombiexx
Comment Count 420 comments on Sun May 04, 2014 at 11:42 AM PDT with 378 Recommends
Recently, there were questions about the Occupy Wall Street Movement and "hyperbole." Protesters were ...
by mahakali overdrive
Comment Count 292 comments on Fri Oct 14, 2011 at 02:17 PM PDT with 354 Recommends
Originally published in Tikkun Daily When Carole Zawatsky, CEO of the Washington, DC Jewish Community Center (DCJCC), informed me that my March book event had been cancelled due to my political ...
by David Harris Gershon
Comment Count 330 comments on Sat Feb 08, 2014 at 09:16 PM PST with 349 Recommends
I've been following Joseph Dana , an Israeli journalist, on Twitter, as he reports from a large demonstration at the Qalandiya refugee camp outside of ...
by soysauce
Comment Count 711 comments on Sun Jun 05, 2011 at 07:30 AM PDT with 178 Recommends
Yesterday, Palestinian refugees living in Syria approached the armistice line between Syria and Israel in the occupied Golan Heights to commemorate the Naksa, the day Israel occupied the West Bank, ...
by soysauce
Comment Count 684 comments on Mon Jun 06, 2011 at 12:39 PM PDT with 155 Recommends
This is stunning: NEW YORK — Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is breathing on her own, one of the doctors treating her said Tuesday. Dr. Michael Lemole, the chief of ...
by grannyhelen
Comment Count 117 comments on Tue Jan 11, 2011 at 10:19 AM PST with 137 Recommends
is a remarkable document, not known to many, written by Mark Twain as a protest to the U. S. military intervention in the Philippines after the end of the Spanish-American War. At first rejected ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 59 comments on Sun Nov 14, 2010 at 03:38 AM PST with 136 Recommends
Nonviolence is not a cover for cowardice, but it is the supreme virtue of the brave. Exercise of nonviolence requires far greater bravery than that of swordsmanship. Cowardice is wholly ...
by grannyhelen
Comment Count 231 comments on Mon Dec 17, 2007 at 11:20 AM PST with 96 Recommends
If there was ever an example where "even-handed" does not mean "fair", we've seen it these last few weeks in the coverage of the police attacks on Occupy protesters. The recent coast-to-coast ...
by Pericles
Comment Count 23 comments on Mon Nov 21, 2011 at 11:30 AM PST with 88 Recommends
While 50 ACORN members were in the Illinois Republican Party headquarters, the phone rang, and an ACORN member answered it "ACORN, Can I help you?" On the other end, they said, "What, ACORN? Wait a ...
by David Swanson
Comment Count 18 comments on Fri Sep 25, 2009 at 07:30 AM PDT with 78 Recommends
We are going into our fifth month of demonstrations and actions all over the USA about police violence and sanctioned summary judgment. Hearing, reading, seeing the news, it seems as if brutality, ...
by gmoke
Comment Count 16 comments on Fri Jan 09, 2015 at 08:26 PM PST with 53 Recommends
President Obama said, about the successful Egyptian pro-democracy movement, “It was the moral force of non-violence that bent the arc of history toward justice once more.” This calls to mind the ...
by revgerry
Comment Count 75 comments on Sun Feb 20, 2011 at 11:01 AM PST with 48 Recommends
is the title of an important piece by his prize-winning biographer Taylor Branch in today's NY Times. And just as ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 37 comments on Sat Apr 05, 2008 at 10:26 PM PDT with 47 Recommends
Civil disobedience becomes a sacred duty when the State becomes lawless or, which is the same thing, corrupt. -- Mahatma Gandhi :: Lately, I'm seeing diaries about ...
by Mehitabel9
Comment Count 37 comments on Wed Jul 25, 2007 at 05:39 PM PDT with 46 Recommends
Today is Christmas Eve. When I was twelve years old, I'll never forget it, my family was bickering over some awful thing and I was nauseous from choking down my lovely Christmas Eve dinner as the ...
by ruby red shoes
Comment Count 34 comments on Wed Dec 24, 2014 at 07:39 AM PST with 44 Recommends
In response to the failure to indict the police in the killing of Eric Garner, literally hundreds of protests have been organized across the US over the last couple of days, with thousands upon ...
by Calvino Partigiani
Comment Count 28 comments on Fri Dec 05, 2014 at 12:40 PM PST with 44 Recommends
This is not a book review, but the inspiration did come from a book I just received in the last week: Legacy of Love: My Education in the Path of Nonviolence , by Arun Gandhi. I cannot diary it as ...
by BeninSC
Comment Count 142 comments on Mon Jun 24, 2013 at 07:00 PM PDT with 41 Recommends
I was raised in a violent atmosphere. Our house was not filled with the physical violence that leads to bodily injury. But there was physical violence that results in psychological trauma and ...
by rserven
Comment Count 42 comments on Fri Sep 07, 2007 at 03:06 PM PDT with 38 Recommends
To stand on shoulders of giants, what a fine concept! Much is written on it. Here is (some of) what a British phrases site says: Using the understanding gained by major thinkers who ...
by BeninSC
Comment Count 74 comments on Mon Jan 27, 2014 at 07:00 PM PST with 36 Recommends