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Nonviolence News: Courage in the Face...

June 8th, 2019 Editor’s Note from Rivera Sun: This week’s Nonviolence News contains several heart-wrenching stories about the ways that those who oppose your movement’s goals can arrest, injure, and even kill your supporters. It’s a prevalent myth that  using nonviolence means your opponents will use it, too. Unfortunately, that’s not true. Research shows that every movement that […]

Creative + Strategic = Effective Move...

by Rivera Sun, Editor of Nonviolence News If you want to make change, think outside the protest box. It’s easy to get hung up on protests. We’ve heard about them, they’re highly visible, and they’re relatively easy to pull off. The problem with protests is that – all too often – they’re easily ignored. Creativity […]

Nonviolence News: The Student Climate...

Nonviolence News: June 1, 2019 Editor’s Note from Rivera Sun: Often times, we ask ourselves: are we really making a difference? Does nonviolence “work”? Did anything actually change? The short – and long – answer is YES! In this week’s Nonviolence News, several stories highlight both small and significant changes that have come about because […]

On Memorial Day Weekend, Build a Cult...

Can Peace Novels Make a Difference? You bet.Build peace by helping Ari Ara’s new novel reach thousands of new readers. It’s Launch Day for The Lost Heir! It’s also Memorial Day Weekend. The sound of motorcycles rumbles in the distance. The RVs are lumbering up the highway. The barbeques are firing up for the season. And, the war […]

The Bottom Line: Go For The Money

by Rivera Sun It’s rare to hear business magazines admit the power of nonviolent action. As the editor of Nonviolence News, a service that collects and shares 30-50+ stories of nonviolence in action each week, I often see business journals minimizing the effect of activism. Usually, industry tries to conceal the impact nonviolent action has on […]

Ancestor Songs – an Excerpt fro...

Note: This chapter is excerpted from The Lost Heir:  An Unruly Royal, An Urchin Queen, and A Quest For Justice by Rivera Sun. You can purchase the book here. And find the eBook version here. Hours later, exhausted and happy to her bones, Ari Ara slipped through the side gate of the House of Marin with Emir. […]

Language of Landscape

A Poem by Rivera Sun Learning words for landscapeplace-terms in the language of geologyan incantation linking my wayward soulwith tenterhooks and spiderwebshair-thin roots and curling pea shoot tendrilsanchoring my humanity to this earth:tuckamore, vly, chockstone, fen. Can you feel the wilds awakeningwithin you at their sound? Stirring like spring,fertile and feral:hummock, loess, nickpoint, pediment,oxbow, portage, riprap, scarp. […]

Nonviolence News

March 17-23 Each week, Nonviolence News collects dozens of stories of “nonviolence in action” and re-circulates them to illuminate the scale and scope of how nonviolence is actively shaping our world.These stories reflect nonviolent action and nonviolent practices, including constructive programs, alternative institutions, and policies rooted in structural/systemic nonviolence as opposed to violence.  Editor’s Note […]

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 […]

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