Category Archives: Nonviolence

Getting to Good

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By Kathie MM In a response to my recent post  honoring Gene Sharpe for his long commitment to nonviolent opposition to dictatorial regimes, Ed Agro commented, “the prescriptions are of little help in the next step: once the struggle is “over” – … Continue reading

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TOGETHER THEY STAND

Kathie MM Today I received the message pasted in below from a number of different groups, and I say Hooray! Hooray that out of divisiveness can come unity, that out of hate and violence can come love and nonviolence, that out … Continue reading

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The Sharpest Gene, Part 1

by Kathie MM It is not surprising that several previous engaging peace posts have made references to Gene Sharp—e.g., here and here .  What is surprising, even to me, is that I have not yet devoted the kind of space to … Continue reading

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Where it all begins, Part 2

  By Kathie MM As noted in my last post , if people want to move their countries from a preoccupation with war, hatred, power, threat, and punishment to the pursuit of peace, brotherly (and sisterly) love, social equality, justice, … Continue reading

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