Michael Warren Rufo
Taxes feed the war machine
Article published on 13 April 2019
Section : Solidarität / Solidarity/ Solidarité

In Nevada, more than a dozen activists were arrested during a series of protests blockading access to the Creech Air Force Base on Friday to demand the base be closed down. Creech Air Force Base is one of several homes for the U.S. military’s (...)

Thich Nhat Hanh
By Stefania Gualberti
Article published on 5 March 2019
Rubrik : Die Flamme nähren, nicht die Asche bewahren / Feed the flame instead of conserving the ashes

Thich Nhat Hanh is a Zen master, global spiritual guide, peace activist, poet and writer on mindfulness - the art to be at peace with yourself and the world through learning to live in the present moment.

Born in Vietnam in 1926, he became a (...)

George Lakey
Article published on 28 January 2019
Rubrik : Fondements - Grundsätzliches

Training for peace action is a fairly new phenomenon. By training I mean the systematic sharing of skills and knowledge. Activists in former years could learn by apprenticing themselves to experienced leaders, or could pay special attention to (...)

John Laforge
Article published on 27 January 2019
Rubrik : Widerstand gegen Atomwaffen - Resistance against nuclear weapons

I was with Gerd Büntzly, 69, of Herford, in a demonstration in Germany July 17, 2017. So were Steve Baggarly, Susan Crane, and Bonnie Urfer, all of the United States. Ours was a peaceful if covert, night-time occupation of a protected aircraft (...)

Extinction Rebellion
100 academics, authors, politicians and campaigners from across the world call for action to address climate change
Article published on 14 December 2018
Rubrik : Klimawandel Gobalisierung

The signatories to this letter call on global citizens to rise up to persuade politicians and business leaders to take action.

In our complex, interdependent global ecosystem, life is dying, with species extinction accelerating. The climate crisis is worsening much faster than previously predicted. Every single day 200 species are becoming extinct. This desperate (...)

Brian Terral
An invitation from the Nevada Desert Experience, April 13-19, 2019
Article published on 3 November 2018
Rubrik : Widerstand gegen Atomwaffen - Resistance against nuclear weapons

On Indigenous People’s Day, formerly known as Columbus Day, October 8, 2018, Nye County, Nevada, prosecutors and Sheriff’s deputies ended a three decades old policy concerning arrests of protesters at the Nevada National Security Site, NNSS, formerly known as the Nevada Test Site, 60 miles from Las Vegas.

From 1986 through 1994, two years after the United States put a hold on full-scale nuclear weapons testing, 536 anti-nuclear peace demonstrations were held at the site. Many thousands participated and according to government records, 15,740 (...)

Article published on 11 August 2018
Rubrik : Aktuelle Aktionen / action actuelles /

Nonviolent resistance actions resulting in arrests were among hundreds of activities around the world commemorating the 73rd anniversary of the August 6 and August 9 U.S. atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan.

Fr. Jim Murphy crossed (...)

Call for papers
Article published on 4 August 2018
Rubrik : Fondements - Grundsätzliches

Dear all,

We, Sabine and Laura from “System Change, not Climate Change - Austria”, are working on a (semi-academic) book on Civil Disobedience in the climate justice movement in Europe. We will have about four theoretical contributions by (...)

Article published on 25 July 2018
zuletzt geändert am 5 August 2018
Rubrik : Die Flamme nähren, nicht die Asche bewahren / Feed the flame instead of conserving the ashes

NONVIOLENCE TRAINING IN CRISIS

The sudden expansion of activism put great strains on the FÖGA-affiliated nonviolence training collectives. In West Berlin, for example, the number of trainers grew from an initial group of four to about 2-3 dozen (...)

Matthew N. Lyons
Article published on 24 July 2018
zuletzt geändert am 5 August 2018
Rubrik : Die Flamme nähren, nicht die Asche bewahren / Feed the flame instead of conserving the ashes

After 1980, several factors contributed to a political climate which was more favorable to nonviolent action than the 1970s had been.

THE 1980s — NEW PROSPECTS FOR NONVIOLENT ACTION

First was the precedent of the ecology movement: here nonviolence had been discussed, debated, and practiced by many individuals and groups that remained active in this area or that became (...)

Matthew N. Lyons
Article published on 24 July 2018
zuletzt geändert am 5 August 2018
Rubrik : Die Flamme nähren, nicht die Asche bewahren / Feed the flame instead of conserving the ashes

The Grassroots network’s involvement in anti-militarist work has highlighted—even more sharply than its ecological efforts both the strengths and also the limitations of its approach to nonviolent action. Saathoff commented in 1980 that the Grassroots network had succeeded in spreading the idea and the practice of nonviolence to other groups but that this success had been purchased at the expense of radical content and goals. The events of the following three years bore out this comment in even starker terms.

Grassroots activists took a leading role in the growth of a new peace movement, particularly during the ’boom" period of nonviolent blockades (1982-83). Tens of thousands of people took up the cause of nonviolent action in a frantic effort to (...)



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Toujours les anti-nucléaires, beaucoup (...)
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