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For Community: Newsletter

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Community Will Carry Us Through People who’ve never been active before are now engaging in activism, and many long-time activists are “amping it up.” As we become more active and engaged in response to the times, there’s a real risk for burnout and frustration, especially if things don’t happen as fast as we’d like them… read more

Reflections & Responsibilities: Newsletter

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With Nonviolence, We Understand Something About Human Action Michael Nagler, the Metta Center’s founder and president, turned 80—and his birthday coincided with the US presidential inauguration. In his newsletter intro, Michael shares a few reflections about the work of nonviolence ahead. Also inside: tools and resources to move forward with. And, last but not least:… read more

On the Nonviolent Pledge: Newsletter

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How will you take up resistance? Nonviolence mettle: that’s what this year is asking of all of us. And that’s what this week’s newsletter is all about. Inside: tips for taking action, resources to rely upon, and inspiration to draw from. Plus: the latest episode of Nonviolence Radio, which discusses the difference between truth and… read more

Help the Enemy: Newsletter

Be Fearless Too Where nonviolence really comes in: we can’t help anyone when we turn to the same old violence, whether inside or out. We have to uproot the inner and outer oppressor, and we must challenge the very foundations out of which alienation springs. This looks like it’s going to be tough work—that’s the… read more

Greater Heart & Vigor: Newsletter

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Stand Up, Speak Out It’s time to feel emboldened to stand up for what we believe is right, to protect those who are vulnerable, to stand alongside marginalized communities, to amplify our voices for peace and justice, and to do it with even greater vigor and heart. All this and more in today’s encouraging newsletter.… read more

What’s Next: Newsletter

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After the US Elections… For better or for worse, we are seeing the fruit of a tumultuous election cycle in the US. The question is, “What next?” Today’s newsletter mulls that question—and provides the resources to strategically address it. Plus, you can link to the latest Peace Paradigm Radio show, in which your hosts Michael… read more