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Monthly archives for August, 2019

Sparking Change: How Movements Pass O...

Change doesn’t happen in a vacuum. Resistance is a continuum. Nonviolent movements arise amidst the efforts of many other struggles. The knowledge of how to organize for change is a global legacy passed between movements and generations of activists through lineages of inspiration that stretch through hundreds of years. (The first recorded strike happened in […]

Nonviolence News: Being Water In A Wo...

Editor’s Note from Rivera Sun: In a world on fire, we are the water putting out the flames of war, hatred, violence, racism, sexism, and other injustices. The fires in the Amazon – set off by clear cutting for cattle and palm oil plantations – have sparked a global outpouring of protest at Brazilian embassies […]

Tapping Into People Power

Tapping Into People Power

by Rivera Sun, Editor of Nonviolence News In times like this, many of us feel powerless to do anything about the political, social, and environmental injustices we face. But, power is everywhere. Like sunlight and solar panels, it’s a question of tapping into it. Accustomed to the top-down power of presidents and CEOs, most of […]

Turning the Titanic: Belfast Shipyard...

Turning the Titanic: Belfast Shipyard Workers Want to Build Windmills

Editor’s Note from Rivera Sun: Each week, I read hundreds of articles and survey close to a thousand headlines in search of the stories I feature in Nonviolence News. Finding these reports bolsters my heart.  In New Zealand, 10,000 weapons have been turned in through a buy-back program after the Christchurch massacre.  In Brazil, Indigenous women […]

Against All Odds, We Rise & Resi...

Against All Odds, We Rise & Resist

From Qatar to Honduras, People Take Action.Nonviolence News: Aug 10th, 2019 Editor’s Note from Rivera Sun: In Nonviolence News this week, you’ll find some powerful stories.  Thirteen victories, large and small, show how change is being made step-by-step. Georgians, Russians, Hondurans, migrant workers in Qatar, and Irish and British airport workers are all striving for […]

From Single Protesters to Global Soli...

From Single Protesters to Global Solidarity

How the power of one multiplies into people power.Nonviolence News: Aug 3rd, 2019 Editor’s Note from Rivera Sun: In this week’s Nonviolence News, you’ll find stories of people taking action at every scope and size. When the courage of one becomes the actions of hundreds, thousands, and millions of us, our efforts add up into significant change. Only one […]

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