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Nonviolence News

Rivera Sun’s Nonviolence News Round-Up; March 3-9th These stories reflect nonviolent action and nonviolent practices, including constructive programs, alternative institutions, and policies rooted in structural/systemic nonviolence as opposed to violence.  This list is compiled by Author/Activist Rivera Sun and shared with Nonviolence Now and Metta Center’s Nonviolence Radio + Nonviolence News Segment. This weekly round-up […]

The Way Between: Harry Potter With Co...

By Gayle Morrow I am not a devoted fan of the fantasy genre so did not expect to care for this first in a series work by Rivera Sun. Instead I was captivated almost immediately. The premise is a “lost heir” of a dead queen turning out to be a pixie, fairy-like young girl; fairly […]

Strategy Is For Everyone – And ...

A Review by Rivera Sun “When everyone knows how to plan, you start to get strategic behavior.” These words from Ivan Marovic serve as my mantra as I facilitate trainings in strategy for nonviolent campaigns. When I met Marovic at the James Lawson Institute in 2014, he impressed upon me that everyone should understand strategy, […]

Wonderful, Magical Series!

Review of The Way Between by Liz Moon The Way Between is a thoughtful story which infuses rich fantasy and nonviolent action principals, together. This combination not only draws you into the storyline to learn more about the characters and how they intertwine with both their shared and individual history, but also allows you to […]

The United States of Greed and Bullie...

An Essay of the Man From the North by Rivera Sun A nation built on greed is not a nation; it is just a legal framework for rape and pillage, slavery and exploitation, theft, murder, and genocide. A nation whose primary function is to protect the exclusive right of the rich to engage in those […]

The Tools of Nonviolent Struggle Shou...

An Essay of the Man From the North by Rivera Sun The tools of nonviolent action and the skills of struggle are as vital to these times as reading, writing, and arithmetic. Training to use them is as essential as learning how to use a computer. The ability to boycott and strike is as important […]

Constitution 2.0

An Essay of the Man from the North by Rivera Sun If we, the people, wrote a constitution now, what would go in it? Equal rights for women, men, non-binary, and undefined? Caps on wealth tied to poverty levels? Rights of nature? Reparations for past crimes, wrongs, and thefts? Limits on military spending? A free […]

What’s the Title? Ari Ara’...

What’s the Title? Ari Ara’s Newest Adventure Blends Action, Fantasy, and Fun with a Dash of Social Justice Thrown in for Good Measure

The Lost Heir: Ari Ara Is Back! An Unruly Royal. An Urchin Queen. A Quest for Justice. Are you ready for an adventure? The Lost Heir, sequel to The Way Between is almost here! In less than one month, the next part of our remarkable shero’s journey from mountain shepherdess to warrior’s apprentice to royal heir will be […]

The Stories We Tell: Rivera Sun On Hi...

The Stories We Tell: Rivera Sun On Hit Movies, Feminist Classics, and New Novels

“The Universe is made of stories, not atoms,” said Muriel Rukeyser in The Speed of Darkness. View this email in your browse What Do Hit Movies, Feminist Classics, & Rivera Sun’s Newest Novel Have In Common? They all weave the story of the world, for better or for worse. Confession: I watch movies. I check out amazing […]

Save The Date! Roots of Resistance La...

Save The Date! Roots of Resistance Launches Nov 10th

Save the Date! Nov 10th Community Publishing Campaign Launches! Join Rivera Sun’s Celebration Online or In-person! Mark your calendars! We’re racing toward the finish line – or the launch pad, maybe – and getting ready for the November 10th Launch of The Roots of Resistance‘s Community Publishing Campaign. We’ll send out the link to get your book on that day! […]

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