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A Case Study: Peaceful Resistance In South Korea

The ideologies of both Gandhi and Savarkar continue to resonate in the modern world today. This is usually in the form of protests, whether they be civil… 745 more words

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Nonviolence and Gandhi's Passive Resistance

Over the past few years there have been many instances of violence as a form of protest, mostly acted in response to different occasions of police brutality – the most famous one being the Ferguson riots back in 2014. 520 more words


Investing in a caring, open and inclusive society

by Paul Lansu
Senior Policy Advisor, Pax Christi International

A Dutch version of this article is available by clicking here.

Lately, more and more people in Europe are saying that military expenses should be raised. 1,845 more words


Stations: Malchus

So the mob moves in and panic erupts and Peter draws his sword and suddenly the servant of the High Priest is clutching his ear. First blood spills and Malchus screams and Peter prepares to strike again, because let’s face it, he wasn’t aiming for an ear, he was aiming for Malchus’s head and missed. 268 more words


Transforming creation through nonviolent resistance

by Scott Wright
Director of the Columban Center for Advocacy and Outreach, USA

We live in a world radiant with beauty and one that is also crying out for redemption. 327 more words


The Reichstag match factory?

Since spring has Sprung with a vengeance around here (See this, for example), I’m wearing my botanist duds and getting away from the computer quite a lot.  677 more words


Military Support for Diplomacy and Development

Amidst the darkness of Washington politics, a recent bright spot was the letter to Congress signed by more than 120 former senior military officers urging support for diplomacy and development. 367 more words