Category Archives: Nonviolence

Why Fast for the Earth?

Idle No More has not been idle. Today, Monday 28 January, 2013,  they have called for a global day of action “to peacefully protest attacks on Democracy, Indigenous Sovereignty, Human Rights and Environmental Protections when Canadian MPs return to the … Continue reading

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Make Art, Not War for MLK Day 2013

We’ve given it a couple days for the photos to “develop,” as it were, of our Martin Luther King, Jr. Day “Art for Peace” exhibition, held at the Washington Street Arts Center in Vermillion, SD and co-sponsored by the SD … Continue reading

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Justice Is a Process (for Brother Martin)

For MLK Day 2013, in honor of a real drum major for peace and justice, we offer something a bit different: a poem. This one’s for Brother Martin… Justice is a process It’s not a nonsense syllable incanted into the … Continue reading

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One day, two very different demonstrations

Yesterday, Saturday 19 January, saw the state of South Dakota play host to two very different demonstrations. The first occurred in Pierre as 80 gun enthusiasts gathered inside the State Capitol to demonstrate against gun control on Gun Appreciation Day, … Continue reading

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Looking beyond movie violence

I have another guest post over at Waging Nonviolence this week, this time about nonviolence (predictably) and one of my great passions, the works of J.R.R. Tolkien. Specifically The Hobbit; more specifically The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, the first in … Continue reading

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Parents react to NRA’s call for armed schools

Parents and educators across the country have reacted predictably poorly to the NRA’s recent call to arm teachers and post more armed security guards in schools: The reactions of parents, teachers and school administrators ranged from hesitation to anger on … Continue reading

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Don’t Call Me a Saint

If you don’t keep up with the blog at Waging Nonviolence, get over there now – they offer probably the best coverage of ongoing nonviolent resistance in the U.S. and across the world, with regular contributions from Nathan Schneider, George … Continue reading

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