By Symon Hill ( Waging Nonviolence) – Thousands of people poured onto the streets of the United Kingdom . . . to challenge Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s plan to suspend Parliament. Activists are used to calling on politicians to make decisions, not to take direct action. But that’s precisely what’s needed to stop Boris Johnson’s […]
Recent criticisms calling the founder of nonviolent theory a Cold Warrior are way off the mark. To rightly evaluate him, we need to understand the role he chose for himself.
Eric Stoner | – ( Waging Nonviolence) – Since coming to power, the Trump administration has had Iran in its crosshairs. The United States unilaterally pulled out of the 2015 nuclear deal last year and reimposed harsh economic sanctions on Iran. With the other signatories doing little to cushion the blow, Iran now says it […]
By Susan H. Smith | – ( Waging Nonviolence ) – Over nearly five years, the small German charity Sea-Watch has saved more than 37,000 lives. But xenophobia and repression threaten its survival. The Sea-Watch 3 is the only rescue ship currently operating in the Central Mediterranean Sea. (Sea-Watch) At the height of the Syrian […]
By Rafi Ellenson |- ( Waging Nonviolence ) – When diaspora Jews and those living in Israel join with Palestinians, they forge a more powerful and just movement to end the occupation. I watched the Israeli Defense Forces throw several stun grenades — one right after the other — deep into a crowd of my […]