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Actress Shirley MacLaine has caused outrage with comments in her memoir suggesting holocaust victims were “balancing their karma from ages before” (see here). The book includes in the sub-title ‘A lifetime of questions, speculations…’ and so on, leaving a lot of caveated wriggle-room. 577 more words
Jamila Raquib is a woman on a mission as the Executive Director of the Albert Einstein Institution. In the time since she began working with the Boston-based organization, back in 2002, she has led many discussions on reducing political violence now and into the future. 542 more words
The American academic Gene Sharp’s seminal essay “From Dictatorship to Democracy” is essentially a guide to peaceful resistance.
The book has been drawn from more than 40 years of research and writing on peaceful methods of protest, totalitarian systems and political theory. 246 more words
The Hong Kong pro-democracy protests appear to be over—for now. The protest leaders have surrendered, and the official plan to have Beijing approve candidates for Hong Kong’s highest office remains in place. 502 more words