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Nonviolent Paper From Leaves, Cow Manure, Straw, Corn Husks, Coconut Shells & Banana Peel (tags)

Destruction of trees has caused massive floods, drought, mudslides, global heating, loss of animal habitat, the smashing of squirrels and flightless birds, etc.

to the anarchists coming to atlanta (tags)

Remember the history of where you are going.

End Wars or They'll End Us (tags)

anti-war

Tree Fruit: Most Nonviolent, Healthiest, Most Food Yielding, Most Reforesting, (tags)

Tree fruit is the only food containing the seeds of immortality, the only food not from killing or stealing, the most nonviolent, the healthiest, the most food producing, the most reforesting

BTL:Palestinian Prisoner Hunger Strike Marks Renewed Emphasis on Nonviolent Resistance (tags)

Interview with Mazin Qumsiyeh, a Palestinian American activist and author of “Popular Resistance in Palestine: A History of Hope and Empowerment”, conducted by Melinda Tuhus

Organized Non-violent Civil Disobedience vs. OWS (tags)

I'm all for organized non-violent civil disobedience but that is not what Occupy Wall St. has been doing.

My Occupy LA Arrest (tags)

My name is Patrick Meighan. I’m a husband, a father, a writer on the Fox animated sitcom “Family Guy” & a member of the Unitarian Universalist Community Church of Santa Monica. I was arrested at about 1 a.m. Wednesday morning with 291 other people at Occupy LA.

Why I'm Mad About My #OccupyLA Arrest... (tags)

An #OccupyLA arrestee attempts to put the detention of 292 nonviolent protesters into perspective...

OWS Must Engage In Non-violent Civil Disobedient Traffic Blocking Now! (tags)

OWS Must Engage In Non-violent Civil Disobedient Traffic Blocking Now! http://occupywallst.org/forum/ows-must-engage-non-violent-civil-disobedient-traf/

Stop the Machine! Create a New World! (tags)

A Call to Action - Oct. 6, 2011 and onward October 2011 is the 10th anniversary of the invasion of Afghanistan and the beginning of the 2012 federal austerity budget. It is time to light the spark that sets off a true democratic, nonviolent transition to a world in which people are freed to create just and sustainable solutions.

Oct 6 DC Stop the War Machine & Create A New World (tags)

October 2011 is the 10th anniversary of the invasion of Afghanistan and the beginning of the 2012 federal austerity budget. It is time to light the spark that sets off a true democratic, nonviolent transition to a world in which people are freed to create just and sustainable solutions. As Mother Jones said, "Someday the workers will take possession of your city hall, and when we do, no child will be sacrificed on the altar of profit!."

Calling All Activists - Join Us on the Ground in Palestine! (tags)

Join the Palestine Solidarity Project in Beit Ommar, Palestine, and become part of the growing international movement to support Palestinian non-violent resistance. We are in need of volunteers to join us this winter and spring as we struggle to end the Israeli occupation in all its forms and to promote justice and self-determination for the Palestinian people. We have a wide range of programs lined up for the next few months, and are in need of dedicated, enthusiastic volunteers to help make our goals a reality.

Youth for Human Rights advocates join non-violent message of Martin Luther King Jr. (tags)

People of different races, cultures and religions walked to represent Martin Luther King Jr.’s message of non-violent change for equality for all.

SPEAK OUT AGAINST CONTINUED WAR AND TORTURE (tags)

In early October, the National Campaign for Nonviolent Resistance (NCNR) will carry out direct action to end the war in Afghanistan and to close Bagram prison and end torture.

Join ISM's Summer Campaign in Palestine (tags)

Take action to end marijuana prohibition in California! (tags)

Urge your legislators to support Assemblyman Tom Ammiano's marijuana legalization and regulation bill A.B. 390! Let's end marijuana prohibition in California! Stop wasting tax dollars incarcerating non-violent marijuana consumers!

A film about a succesful non-violent struggle (tags)

It's about a film that might interest all those who want to see non-violence not only in speeches, but also in action.

Stop-Loss Congress (tags)

Does Congress want to go on vacation, while wars rage in Iraq and Afghanistan?

CANVAS and Freedom House linked (tags)

CANVAS,a suppose Gandhian non-violent site and Freedom House, linked as it is to the National Endowment for Democracy of infamous memory, are here shown to be linked CANVAS has been behind some of the recent pro-RCTV actions in Venezuela

The Misuse of gandhi: the case of CANVAS (tags)

here is an organisation called CANVAS that misuses Gandhis non-violent philosophy, in order to bring down states that dont obey the Washington consensus...i bet few have heard of them.

CA cannabis prohibition 4 CDC prison profit$$ (tags)

CDC state prison officials reap profits from the incarceration of non-violent cannabis offenders and the exploitation of rural economies..

http://declarationofpeace.org/ (tags)

The Declaration of Peace Calls for Nationwide Nonviolent Civil Disobedience to stop the occupation of Iraq.

Activists Face Six Months in Prison for Opposing Controversial School of the Americas (tags)

On Monday, January 29 sixteen human rights activists will appear in federal court for peacefully walking onto a military base in protest of a controversial Army training school. Each person faces up to six months in prison and a $5,000 fine for this act of nonviolent civil disobedience.

Boycott All UFPJ and IA Activities (tags)

This weekend's so-called peace rally in Washington D.C. will simply amount to aa enormous waste of time

Protester Arrested at U.S. Capitol Asks: What About the First Amendment? (tags)

Activists took their case for ending the Iraqi War to the party responsible for authorizing it--the U.S. Congress! On Sept. 26, 2006, 71 protesters were arrested by police on various charges. The organizing groups for the event were the “National Campaign for Nonviolence Resistance” (NCNR) and the “Declaration of Peace.” One of the protesters arrested was Max Obuszewski of the NCNR. He demanded to know: “What about the First Amendment?”

Sisters Carol Gilbert, Jackie Hudson, and Ardeth Platte Inspire Nonviolent Action in Washi (tags)

Sisters Carol Gilbert, Jackie Hudson, and Ardeth Platte, Plowshares Nuns, inspire us to take action and participate in nonviolent civil resistance against the illegal and immoral occupation of Iraq. Nonviolent actions will take place in Washington, DC, on September 26 and 27, as part of the Declaration of Peace campaign, and planned by the National Campaign for Nonviolent Resistance.

Action In Support of National Declaration Of Peace (tags)

Week of Action in Support of National Declaration of Peace Culminating in Civil Disobedience to Shut Down Armed Forces Recruitment Center Monday, September 25th (10 am – 1 pm) 7060 Hollywood Blvd.

From Bil'in to Birmingham: A Missing Link in Support for Palestinian Human Rights (tags)

One of the latest in the long series of unpublicized Israeli attacks on civilians took place on August 25 in the West Bank village of Bil'in, a longstanding bastion of nonviolent Palestinian resistance. It occurred during the weekly protest against the Israeli de-facto-boundary wall being constructed in their midst. About 100 protestors -- Palestinian, Israeli and international activists -- were walking to the site of the wall when, without provocation, soldiers in riot gear waded in and began clubbing demonstrators and firing rubber bullets at close range.

Mass Civil Nonviolent Resistance to Confront Lawmakers at U.S. Capitol (tags)

Invitation to join nonviolent direct actions with the National Campaign for Nonviolent Resistance on Tuesday, September 26th, or Declaration of Peace on Wednesday, September 27.

Nonviolent People Power on the Move in September 2006 (tags)

Direct Action Planned for September 26th & 27th at the U.S. Congress. Peace-loving people are moving to make nonviolent history in September 2006.

Make Your Voice Heard: Tell Congress to Stop the War Now!! (tags)

A Call for Nonviolent Resistance Actions to End the Occupation of Iraq Tuesday, September 26th, 2006, Washington, DC

A GLOBAL CALL FOR NONVIOLENT RESISTANCE ACTIONS ON AUGUST 6-9 -- NOW MORE THAN EVER! (tags)

This year, as we prepare to commemorate the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki (August 6 and 9), it is imperative that the global peace movement show the links between that genocide and the slaughter of innocent civilians carried out by the U.S. military in its "conventional" war in Haditha, Fallujah and throughout Iraq.

srael Tunes Out: Denies entrance to piano tuner from California (tags)

Paul Larudee, PHd, a piano tuner from California, was denied entry to Israel based on his political support for Palestinian liberation.

Standing up for the Republics of California (tags)

Bush is coming to California and we already have the Enronanator in "office". It is time for a change. Californians unite and throw off the tyrants of Corporatism! Time for a new Bear Flag Rebellion! Time for a change! Time for an Olive Revolution! No simple protest to end at a specific set time. Take to the streets and hold them until a New California is free from the dictators of the new world fascism!

Phone Interview with Anti-war Activist Steven Gibson (tags)

In this interview Steven Gibson discusses the philosophy of Non-Violent Civil Disobedience, his experiences from his most recent action on Monday outside the offices of California Senator Fienstien, government spying on activists and how people who want to take part in non-violent civil disobedience or provide support can help.

Global Nonviolent Resistance Marks Third Anniversary (tags)

Marking the third anniversary of the U.S. occupation of Iraq, thousands of activists from all parts of the globe engaged in nonviolent demonstrations and direct action focusing on disrupting business as usual at some of the symbolic “Pillars of the War in Iraq” – US government installations, military bases, congressional offices, recruitment centers and war profiteers. Actions took place in cities around the world, including Atlanta, Belfast, Boston, Buenos Aires, Chicago, Detroit, Los Angeles, Madrid, Managua, New Orleans, New York, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Rome, San Francisco, San Salvador and Washington, DC. These actions demonstrate increasing boldness to challenge the mechanisms of the war in Iraq through coordinated, global nonviolent resistance.

An open letter to the peace and antiwar movement (tags)

Marking the third year of war and occupation an activist sends an open letter to the peace and antiwar movement

A Call to Conscience for the U.S. Congress (tags)

A campaign of nonviolent action to compel our elected representatives in Congress to meet the demands of justice and peace:

National Stand Down Day (tags)

Call to action at recruiting stations across the country

Palestinian/ Israeli speaking tour in LA (tags)

National Speaking tour on the non-violent resistance movement to the wall in Palestine featuring: -Palestinian Ayed Morrar -Israeli Jonathan Pollack

Nationwide Recruiting Station Demos November 17th and 18th (tags)

“National Stand Down Day” November 18, 2005 End The Iraq War - Demonstrations and Nonviolent Resistance at Recruiting Stations Across the Country

Freedom Summer Palestine 2005 (tags)

Freedom Summer Palestine 2005 is a Palestinian non violent campaign against Israeli occupation — This summer, With the participation of international supporters, Palestinians will continue their long-standing mobilization for nonviolent direct action against the occupation and draw the world's attention to what is really happening in the Occupied Palestinian Territories

Nonviolent Protesters Occupy Univ. of Hawaii admin bldg, demand end to military R&D center (tags)

Nonviolent protesters have occupied the administration building of the Univ of Hawaii, calling for end to military weapons development facility. http://www.stopuarc.info Live Webcam: http://stopuarc.ww.com/

Prisons for Profit; corporations benefit from slavery (tags)

As the economy worsens more low income people are given longer prison sentences and forced into below minimum wage slavery. Centralized prisons consume great amounts of energy, increasing the wealth of corporations while decreasing the health of the community..

One Democratic State in Israel/Palestine (tags)

There is need now to build a mass non-violent movement toward a single democratic non-national state, a “politics from below” for a sustainable just future for Israelis and Palestinians, forging bonds of ta'ayush (togetherness) in common struggle, the return of refugees in massive numbers – and inside Israel moving beyond apartheid ethnocracy and its oligarchy.

I Was Arrested but the Real Crime is the Corporate Hijacking of Our Democracy (tags)

Every time I engage in non-violent civil disobedience against an oppressive government, I revel in the power that we the people actually have. If more people engaged in civil disobedience more often, we would change the oppressive power structure much more quickly. I have been charged with trespassing on private property and the failure to obey a reasonable order by the police. But you and I know that the real crime is the corporate hijacking of our democracy.

Another world is possible: Countering the (il)logic of political violence (tags)

With the publication of his book The Logic of Political Violence, former ELF spokesperson Craig Rosebraugh is following in the footsteps of Ward Churchill, whose Pacifism as Pathology provided a gloss of intellectual credibility to the advocates of "Diversity of Tactics" during the peak of the global justice movement. An excerpt from Rosebraugh's book has begun to circulate on the internet. Will his advocacy of revolutionary violence appeal to a re-vitalised anti-war movement, or is fighting for peace about as smart as fucking for virginity?

Exxon/Mobil, the RNC & Widespread Nonviolent Militancy (tags)

Decentralized Direct Action Worldwide

Exxon/Mobil, the RNC & Widespread Nonviolent Militancy (tags)

Please do not load the summary box with more than 6 or so lines. Your text has been moved to the article section. Thanks, Independant Media Center Exxon/Mobil, the RNC & Widespread Nonviolent Militancy “Fascism should more appropriately be called corporatism because it is a merger of state and corporate power” -- Benito Mussolini “If elected, I will run the government like a business” -- George W. Bush

TET '04 (POEM/COMMENTARY) (tags)

Poem and critical commentary about what we need to do to prepare for the possibility of US infantry defection and a resistance by Bush to a nonviolent transfer of power this November.

Nuns, Priets, Human Rights Activists Sentenced for Nonviolent Protest (tags)

Nuns, Priets, Human Rights Activists Sentenced for Nonviolent Protest at Ft. Benning.

Arabs need to try nonviolence (tags)

Stanley is a program director for a Jazz center and the author of an upcoming biography about Charlie Parker.

Inspiration at Budrus (tags)

"This is part of the campaign to isolate Palestinian activists from the outside world and crush their resistance. However, we maintain that Jews who stand against injustice must have equal rights with Jews who support it." IWPS

Governator cuts Education and Parole (tags)

In a really weird twist of politics, did Arnie do something right?

Families to Amend California’s Three Strikes Meet Kucinich (tags)

Quaker House South Los Angeles – 12/21/03 Families to Amend California’s Three Strikes or “FACTS” received the support of Dennis Kucinich. The presidential candidate’s progressive stand against Three Strikes and the prison industry system offered hope to the over 4000 non-violent offenders currently serving life sentences in California under Three-strikes. FACTS, a grassroots movement is made up of families whose loved ones are serving mandatory sentences ranging from 25 years to life for non-violent crimes.

Kucinich Backs FACTS (tags)

Quaker House South Los Angeles – 12/21/03 Families to Amend California’s Three Strikes or “FACTS” received the support of Dennis Kucinich. The presidential candidate’s progressive stand against Three Strikes and the prison industry system offered hope to the over 4000 non-violent offenders currently serving life sentences in California under Three-strikes.

Fear and Intimidation: My Abduction by Israeli Undercover Police (tags)

What does the Israeli government have to fear from nonviolent civil disobedience against the occupation that it would put so much time, money and energy into the abduction and arrest of a 25-year-old female American non-violent human rights activist?

Newport Beach, CA ISMer Jailed After Suing Israel (tags)

ISM Activist Radhika Sainath was abducted by Israeli police from a Tel Aviv street, jailed and threatened with deportation 15 minutes after leaving an Israeli court and testifying in her suit against the Israeli government for false arrest in November, 2002.

Thousands to Oppose U.S. Terror Training at SOA (tags)

Mass Convergence and Civil Disobedience Action at Fort Benning, Georgia, November 22-23

Sherman Austin Recieves Death Threats: PLEASE HELP! (tags)

The Time for Nonviolence Has Come (tags)

As Robert Muller has said, there is not one superpower in the world today, but two: the militarized United States on the one hand, and the millions of ordinary people, including many Americans, who yearn to devote their energies to a humane future. Which will win?

SHUT DOWN THE SOA: Massive Protest and Direct Action at U.S. Military Base (tags)

Join thousands from across the Americas from November 21-23, 2003 at the gates of the U.S. military base Fort Benning in Georgia - home of the notorious School of the Americas (renamed Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation) - to stand in Solidarity with the victims of the School of Assassins and to speak out against terror and violence. ENGAGE IN NONVIOLENT DIRECT ACTION TO MAKE YOUR VOICE HEARD, TO CLOSE THE SOA/WHISC, AND TO CHANGE OPPRESSIVE U.S. FOREIGN POLICY.

Photo: Non-Violent Civil Disobedience- Wed. April 16th, downtown LA (tags)

non-violent civil disobedience

JULY 4 Candlelight Vigil for the Constitution of the U.S. and the Bill of Rights (tags)

In light of repression by the police of residents in Arab Communities; In light of criminalization of anti-war protestors, and in light of the complicity of the corporate media with the war crimes of the Bush Administration, this response addresses these issues in a creative and non-violent, yet assertive manner.

BTL:Thousands Engage in Nonviolent Civil Disobedience to Protest Iraq War (tags)

Interview with Gordon Clark, coordinator of the Iraq Pledge of Resistance, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris

NATIONAL DAY OF DIRECT ACTION APRIL 7TH (tags)

In our collective efforts to build a mass movement of principled non-violent resistance to the U.S.-led war on Iraq, Direct Action to Stop the War (San Francisco/Bay Area) is calling a National Day of Direct Action and Civil Disobedience to Stop the War at Home and Abroad.

The Peace Movement is Being Hijacked by the Liberals? (tags)

In today's New York Times Kate Zernike and Dean E. Murphy in their article are claiming that the "most influential antiwar coalitions have shifted away from large-scale disruptive tactics"

UPDATE: Non-violent Direct Action at Vandenberg AFB (tags)

Activists infiltrate the heart of the machine that commands the US war against Iraq: Vandenberg Air Force Base in Southern California.

Nonviolent Direct Action at Vandenberg AFB (tags)

Nonviolent civil disobedience actions taking place at Vandenberg Air Force Base this week!

Abuse of Indiemedia board (tags)

Unfortunately someone has been abusing this board and posting false statements in my name.

Iraq Peace Team Stays! (tags)

Dozens of American citizens and other internationals commit to remain in Iraq, despite the threat of a US attack. They continue to support and help Iraqi citizens who, through no fault of their own, face imminent attack in an illegal US-led war.

Statement of Susan Barclay, US Political Prisoner of Israel (tags)

At 9 am on Monday, March 10th the Jerusalem District Court will conduct a hearing concerning the re-arrest of the American peace activist Susan Barclay. This is her statement in response.

Gandhi and the (establishment-supported) Myth of Effective Nonviolence (tags)

Gandhi's life was history's longest experiment in nonviolent political action. The result of the experiment is fairly clear: An exploitative class structure cannot be broken without violence somewhere along the way. Property rights, defended by state violence, have never yielded to the peaceful pressure of the exploited class. Put in other terms, no exploiting class has ever left the stage of history without being pushed.

Nonviolent Communication workshop: 9-11 anniversary (tags)

A basic introduction to Nonviolent Communication and respond to terrorism. PLACE: The Peace Center, 8124 W. Third Street, Los Angeles - free parking in the back DATE & TIME: Saturday, September 7, 2002 from 9 AM to 2 PM, COST: donation requested

Intn'l Solidarity Movement Members Arrested In Nablus: What You Can Do (tags)

[NABLUS] Internationals and Palestinians have been brutalized and arrested following a non-violent protest at the Huwara checkpoint near Nablus.

International Solidarity Movement in Palestine - D15-J1 2001/2 (tags)

The International Solidarity Movement is converging again in Palestine from D15 to J1 2001/2 to bring the world's attention to the Israeli occupation and demostrate solidarity with the Palestinian people.

Students Call for Nonviolent Justice (tags)

Harvard University senior Molly McOwen of Northfield, Mass., holds a sign during a peace rally on the school's campus in Cambridge, Mass. Thursday, Sept. 20, 2001. Students called for non-violent justice, not revenge, for last week's terrorist attacks. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Raid "Weapons." Genoa Social Forum, NONVIOLENT main umbrella of G8 countersummit (tags)

Outrageousness of July 22, 2001 brutal police raid of Genoa Social Forum, NONVIOLENT main umbrella of G8 countersummit. Dozens injured, hospitalized, and still detained. World outrage. The outrageousness of the July 22, 2001 combined raid of Genoa Social Forum, Italy Indymedia, and Radio Gap is sinking in. Dozens of brutal injuries. Unprovoked beatings of people to unconsciousness. Pools of blood everywhere. Witnesses galore. Mainstream politicians and press as witnesses.

Eyewhitness Report & Non-violent DA in Palestine (tags)

Eyewhitness report of Israeli violence and update on non-violent direct action in Palestine.

Black Bloc's Refusal To Bow To Liberals (english) (tags)

(originaly published on www.indymedia.org. Is this dude for real?) by SKAA 1:09pm Mon Apr 16 '01 Response to appeals made by non-violent activists for the BB not to show up at the FTAA Border action

Letter to John Campbell of Pacific Lumber Company/Maxxam (tags)

To follow up on our October 27, 2000 letter we are reiterating that Maxxam/Pacific Lumber Company must surely be aware that operating on such controversial plans as THP 1-99-475 is more than likely to result in public protest including non-violent direct action on site.

Non-violent means can be just as effective (tags)

non-violent methods to shut down any summit

Hundreds of Riot Cops Descend Upon Non-Violent Fur Protesters (tags)

Tuesday, August 15, 3pm. Approx 45 persons were walking along the sidewalk to local fur stores, loudly chanting against the fur industry. The cops descended en masse illegally arresting them all, including one of the legal observers not directly involved. All were charged with felony conspiracy to commit vandalism. Charges were dropped against all but two of the 45 arrested. Just another classic example of the cops fabricating felony charges against non-violent protesters, thus trampling their rights of free speech and assembly. Contact me for more details. Peace. MF.

response to cnn bias (tags)

TAKE ACTION AGAINST THE CRIMINAL INJUSTICE SYSTEM (tags)

Non-Violent Direct Action at The Republican National Convention

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