Tag Archives: Nonviolence

To Liberate Cambodia

By Robert J. Burrowes A long-standing French protectorate briefly occupied by Japan during World War II, Cambodia became independent in 1953 as the French finally withdrew from Indochina. Under the leadership of Prince Norodom Sihanouk, Cambodia remained officially neutral, including … Continue reading

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Why are Police in the USA so Terrified?

Robert J. Burrowes In a recent incident in the United States, yet another unarmed man was shot dead by police after opening his front door in response to their knock. The police were going to serve an arrest warrant on … Continue reading

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Beyond Violence and Nonviolence

By Ben Case Source: ROAR Magazine The argument over violence and nonviolence — one of the oldest and most divisive on the left — is back. Broken windows, mass arrests and one well-timed punch marked Donald Trump’s inauguration alongside massive … Continue reading

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Why War? Building on the legacy of Einstein, Freud and Gandhi

By Robert J. Burrowes In 1932, Sigmund Freud and Albert Einstein conducted a correspondence subsequently published under the title ‘Why War?’ See ‘Why War: Einstein and Freud’s Little-Known Correspondence on Violence, Peace, and Human Nature’. In many ways, this dialogue … Continue reading

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The Unifying Force of War Abolition

By David Swanson Source: Let’s Try Democracy Remarks at United National Antiwar Coalition in Richmond, Virginia, on June 18, 2017. It’s not unusual for an activist, focused on one of the millions of worthy causes out there, to try to … Continue reading

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A Nonviolent Strategy to Defeat Genocide

  By Robert J. Burrowes It is a tragic measure of the depravity of human existence that genocide is a continuing and prevalent manifestation of violence in the international system, despite the effort following World War II to abolish it … Continue reading

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Resisting Donald Trump’s Violence Strategically

(Editor’s note: we realize the issues addressed by the article are hardly unique to Trump and his administration but as they are the puppets currently in power, their actions and those of their controllers should be of primary concern.) By … Continue reading

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A Nonviolent Strategy to Liberate Syria

Editor’s note: While we do not completely agree with the author’s analysis of factors leading to the strife in Syria, we share his desire for greater peace, freedom and stability in the region. By Robert J. Burrowes In early 2011, as … Continue reading

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