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Nonviolence News: Knowledge is Power

How much can you learn from this week’s news?Nonviolence News: June 23th, 2019 Editor’s Note from Rivera Sun: This week’s Nonviolence News includes a robust “Knowledge and Reflection” section. These stories reflect the booming field of study around nonviolence.  Scholars, activists, journalists, researchers, and movement trainers have been churning out articles that help us understand how […]

Nonviolence News: A Record-Breaking Y...

May 11-18, 2019 Editor’s Note from Rivera Sun: By the numbers, Nonviolence News covers stories that involve millions of people. Civil disobedience arrests are happening by the dozens. Demonstrations involve thousands. Strikes include hundreds of thousands. This week alone, Nonviolence News is covering stories about 100-200,000 French protesters, 300,000 teachers on strike in Poland, thousands […]

Nonviolence News: 31,000 Stop & ...

What can nonviolence do for you? Nonviolence News: April 21-27, 2019 Editor’s Note from Rivera Sun:This week’s Nonviolence News contains some stunning victories. Nurses strikes are on the rise globally, representing important international effort for both access to affordable healthcare and fair working conditions for nurses. Stop & Shop workers won a tentative deal and went back […]

Nonviolence News

This week’s Nonviolence News contains a stunning 63 stories from 54 different news sources. Fourteen victories swept the movement of movements, including some unexpected successes. And that’s just for starters. Enjoy this week’s Nonviolence News … and share it with a friend.

Nonviolence News: March 9-16

Every week, I collect true stories of nonviolence in action. Once again, this week’s round-up is full of inspiration. Once again, I’ve collected 50+ stories. My highlights include the student climate strikes (look at the photos – wow) and the creative action section. Inequality.org reports that Marie Antoinette has apparently resurrected and is moving to […]

Solidarity, Poland

When Soviet forces liberated Poland from Nazi occupation after World War II, the struggle was far from over for Polish citizens. The Soviets installed a government under which workers were employed by state-owned businesses and could not organize or represent themselves. Independent unions were banned. Over the decades, frustration grew among workers and citizens, aggravated […]

Television Writers’ Strike of 2...

Television Writers’ Strike of 2007-2008

On November 5th, 2007, the Writers Guild of America, East, and Writers Guild of America, West, went on strike. These television, film and radio writers had been in negotiations with Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers, which represented 397 film and television producers, including some of the biggest names in entertainment: CBS, NBC Universal, […]

Nigerian Women Occupy Chevron

On July 8-18th, 2002, six hundred Nigerian women between the ages of 20 and 90 nonviolently seized control of the largest oil plant in the country. The women were demanding employment for local men, and for Chevron to pay for infrastructure development for their communities. Carrying only food and cooking pots, the women took over […]

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