ICELANDERS DEMONSTRATE THE POWER OF NON-VIOLENT DIRECT ACTION

You know, in Iceland, when their elected representatives ignored their calls and letters and pursued an agenda favoring corporations and the wealthy, citizens surrounded their parliament and here’s what happened: “Protesters were calling for the resignation of government officials and for new elections to be held. The protests stopped for the most part with the …

Continue reading ICELANDERS DEMONSTRATE THE POWER OF NON-VIOLENT DIRECT ACTION

There are 198 methods of non-violent resistance. (Marching is only one of them).

Martin Luther King, Jr. said that nonviolence is the most powerful weapon on earth. Gene Sharp agrees.   Sharp (who was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize) developed a list of 198 Methods of non-violent resistance and wrote books describing how to deploy them successfully.   As you’ll see in the video below, Sharp’s proven …

Continue reading There are 198 methods of non-violent resistance. (Marching is only one of them).

198 Effective Methods of Non-Violent Resistance (Marching is only one of them)

Martin Luther King, Jr. said that nonviolence is the most powerful weapon on earth. Gene Sharp agrees.   Sharp (who was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize) developed a list of 198 Methods of non-violent resistance and wrote books describing how to deploy them successfully.   As you’ll see in the video below, Sharp’s proven …

Continue reading 198 Effective Methods of Non-Violent Resistance (Marching is only one of them)

THERE ARE SO MANY GOOD REASONS TO HAVE HOPE: Adopting a Proven 2 STEP PROCESS to Beat What Ails America

Our nation has reached a point where our political, economic, social and environmental challenges seem overwhelming.   Here are just a few examples: 50% of children in the U.S. live below or near the poverty line.   (Columbia University School of Public Health study here ) 20 individuals now have as much wealth as the poorest 150 million Americans –half …

Continue reading THERE ARE SO MANY GOOD REASONS TO HAVE HOPE: Adopting a Proven 2 STEP PROCESS to Beat What Ails America

198 Effective Methods of Nonviolent Resistance (marching is only one of them)

Martin Luther King, Jr. said that nonviolence is the most powerful weapon on earth. Gene Sharp agrees.   Sharp (who was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize) developed a list of 198 Methods of non-violent resistance and wrote books describing how to deploy them successfully.   As you’ll see in the video below, Sharp’s proven …

Continue reading 198 Effective Methods of Nonviolent Resistance (marching is only one of them)

“GOOD NEWS: Even with corporations & the super rich firmly in control of Congress due to Citizens United, we still have all the power we need to turn things around & prioritize people & the planet. HERE’S HOW. :)

Below are 11 items that will brighten your outlook and arm us to turn this thing around. First, though, a few brief paragraphs by way of introduction: Republican and Democratic political leaders in the U.S. (as well as leaders around the globe) have championed a policy of neoliberalism for more than 20 years. That policy …

Continue reading “GOOD NEWS: Even with corporations & the super rich firmly in control of Congress due to Citizens United, we still have all the power we need to turn things around & prioritize people & the planet. HERE’S HOW. 🙂

CHARLOTTESVILLE: Democrats, Republicans & corporations bear a lot of the blame for the racism & violence. (And if we fail to recognize this, the racism & violence will continue).

Of course racism is deplorable. The violence, incredible suffering and terrible tragedies that result from racism are reprehensible.  Of course we must confront racism in all its forms in the strongest possible way.  Our hearts go out to all those who have endured the brutality of racism in all its countless manifestations.  And we resolve …

Continue reading CHARLOTTESVILLE: Democrats, Republicans & corporations bear a lot of the blame for the racism & violence. (And if we fail to recognize this, the racism & violence will continue).

THERE ARE SO MANY GOOD REASONS TO HAVE HOPE: Adopting a Proven 2 STEP PROCESS to Beat What Ails America

    Our nation has reached a point where our political, economic, social and environmental challenges seem overwhelming.   Here are just a few examples: 50% of children in the U.S. live below or near the poverty line.   (Columbia University School of Public Health study here ) 20 individuals now have as much wealth …

Continue reading THERE ARE SO MANY GOOD REASONS TO HAVE HOPE: Adopting a Proven 2 STEP PROCESS to Beat What Ails America