Article published on 11 September 2019
zuletzt geändert am 2 August 2019
Section : Naher Osten / Middle East / Proche Orient

My name is Maya Brand-Feigenbaum, and on July 14, 2019, my drafting date to the IDF, I will refuse to be drafted. I have contemplated this for several years, knowing that this decision will get me imprisoned in a military prison. I believe that (...)

Radical nonviolence in the Federal Republic of Germany 1972-1985
by Matthew Lyons
Article published on 5 September 2019
zuletzt geändert am 6 September 2019
Rubrik : Die Flamme nähren, nicht die Asche bewahren / Feed the flame instead of conserving the ashes

Matthew N. Lyons: The "grassroots" network
Radical nonviolence in the Federal Republic of Germany 1972-1985
Ithaca 1988, 123 p. (Cornell Studies in International Affairs)

I - Introduction

http://castor.divergences.be/spip.php?article759

II - THE EARLY YEARS

http://castor.divergences.be/spip.php?article762

III - ECOLOGY AND THE ANTI-NUCLEAR MOVEMENT

http://castor.divergences.be/spip.php?article761

IV - (...)

Mark Engler & Paul Engler
Article published on 28 July 2019
Rubrik : Die Flamme nähren, nicht die Asche bewahren / Feed the flame instead of conserving the ashes

How creating a healthy “ecology of change,” as Gandhi did in India, can help propel social movements.

At the end of 1930, India was experiencing disruption on a scale not seen in nearly three quarters of a century — and it was witnessing a level of social movement participation that organizers who challenge undemocratic regimes usually only dream (...)

Constructive aspects of nonviolent resistance
the example of the Larzac resistance
by Wo
Article published on 24 June 2019
zuletzt geändert am 25 June 2019
Rubrik : Apprendre par des exemples pratiques - Aus praktischen Beispielen lernen

Author: Wolfgang Hertle, translated by Kathryn Walker

In the ten years between 1971 and 1981, the rural population on the Larzac plateau in southern France opposed the expansion of a military camp. The training ground, which bordered on the outskirts of the village of La Cavalerie and covered 3000 (...)

Jim Forest
and a video: Dorothy Day on anarchism
Article published on 15 June 2019
zuletzt geändert am 16 June 2019
Rubrik : Die Flamme nähren, nicht die Asche bewahren / Feed the flame instead of conserving the ashes

This essay was written by Jim Forest on the Catholic Worker Movement for The Encyclopedia of American Catholic History to be published by the Liturgical Press. Jim Forest, once a managing editor of The Catholic Worker, is the author of Love is the Measure: a Biography of Dorothy Day; and Living With Wisdom: a Biography of Thomas Merton. Both are published by Orbis.

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The Catholic Worker movement was founded in 1933 during the Great Depression by Dorothy Day at the urging of Peter Maurin. It is best known for houses of hospitality located in run-down sections of many cities, though a number of Catholic (...)

Recommanded literature / Empfohlene Lektüre / lecture recommandée
by Stephen Milders
Article published on 13 June 2019
Rubrik : Informations

Greening Democracy explains how nuclear energy became a seminal political issue and motivated new democratic engagement in West Germany during the 1970s. Using interviews, as well as the archives of environmental organizations and the Green (...)

Article published on 4 June 2019
zuletzt geändert am 14 June 2019
Section : Abolish wars - Contre toutes les guerres - Gegen alle Kriege !

World Beyond War conference, Limerick, 5th- 6thOctober 2019

World Beyond War’s fourth annual global conference on the abolition of war will be held on Saturday and Sunday, October 5th and 6th, in Limerick, and include a rally on the 6th October (...)

Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh:
Interviewed by Jo Confino
Article published on 24 May 2019
Rubrik : Fondements - Grundsätzliches

Leading spiritual teacher warns that if people cannot save themselves from their own suffering, how can they be expected to worry about the plight of Mother Earth

Thich Nhat Hanh:
"we must look beyond our seperate selves to save Mother Earth from climate change."
Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh, one of the world’s leading spiritual teachers, is a man at great peace even as he predicts the possible collapse of civilisation within 100 years as a result of runaway climate change.

Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh, one of the world’s leading spiritual teachers, is a man at great peace even as he predicts the possible collapse of civilisation within 100 years as a result of runaway climate change.

The 86-year-old (92 in 2019) (...)

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 (...)



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