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I’m the education coordinator at the Center for Nonviolent Solutions ( and a visting professor of Peace Studies at Clark U.

Real Name: Sam Diener

Occupation: nonviolent activist/trainer/teacher

Groups: White Privilege Working Group, History for Kossacks, Anti-Capitalist Meetup, Massachusetts Kosmopolitans, Group W: Resisting War, Feminism, Pro-Feminism, Womanism: Feminist Issues, Ideas, & Activism, New England Kossacks

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Diaries published: 54 (133 days since last diary on Sat Jan 17, 2015 at 02:38 PM PST)

Comments posted: 418 (132 days since last comment on Sun Jan 18, 2015 at 07:44 AM PST)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 779

Total Comment Ratings: 601

Most Recommended Diary: When White Firemen Refused to Attack Civil Rights Demonstrators: May 5, 1963, 49 comments, 124 recommends

People Following samdiener: 17

samdiener's Most Recent Diaries:

I just received an email from an activist I admire greatly, urging me to support Move To Amend, an amendment that would attempt to reverse the damaging impact of the Citizen's United Supreme Court ...
by samdiener
Comment Count 76 comments on Sat Jan 17, 2015 at 02:38 PM PST with 4 Recommends
I'll keep this brief. In response to Sony pulling "The Interview," Bill Maher tweeted: #TheInterview Is that all it takes - an anonymous threat and the numbers 911 - to throw free expression ...
by samdiener
Comment Count 54 comments on Thu Dec 18, 2014 at 07:38 AM PST with 12 Recommends
Putin's birthdays have routinely been used by his supporters as opportunities for propaganda trumpeting his swaggeringly aggressive masculinity. Valerie Sperling, the author of a new book: Sex, ...
by samdiener
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Dec 05, 2014 at 02:58 PM PST with 4 Recommends
My ten-year old is a football fan, and so watched some of the first football game of the season tonight on TV. We repeatedly saw an ad telling men and boys to ignore a woman in horrific pain and pay ...
by samdiener
Comment Count 122 comments on Thu Sep 04, 2014 at 08:39 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
Fosse, a biography by Sam Wasson, is a very good show-business and personal biography of Fosse (the brilliant dancer, choreographer, director of stage and screen, and film editor) but the focus is ...
by samdiener
Comment Count 17 comments on Mon Jul 21, 2014 at 01:05 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
The Bergdahl case raises a number of questions about the rights of military personnel. What can members of the military do when they face a crisis of conscience? How should laws and regulations be ...
by samdiener
Comment Count 10 comments on Thu Jun 05, 2014 at 08:08 AM PDT with 3 Recommends

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