The Man From the North is a fictional writer in Rivera Sun’s novel, The Dandelion Insurrection. The novel takes place in the near future, in “a time that looms around the corner of today,” when a rising police state controlled by the corporate-political elite have plunged the nation into the grip of a hidden dictatorship.… read more
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I. Introducing Nonviolence
II. Peace and Conflict Studies: Webcasts
- Peace and Conflict Studies (PACS) 164 A and B (taught by Michael Nagler at UC Berkeley)
- PACS 164 C (taught by Michael Nagler at Metta Center)
III. Nonviolent Action
IV. The Spirituality of Nonviolence
V. Data & Strategy
We have created this section as a community for the sharing of nonviolence stories. Our hope is these stories will be seeds of discussion and learning, to inspire further thought and action in all of us who are dedicated to exploring nonviolence deeply in our own lives.
What are the nonviolent moments that have changed your life? These can be stories of small things (interacting with a stranger on the street, having a difficult conversation with a family member), or a recounting of significant events. They can also be stories of how we came to understand a certain facet of nonviolence that had previously eluded us, or of times we thought we understood nonviolence, but it turned out we got it wrong. You begin to get the picture…
Read the stories contributed so far, or write to us to share one of your own!
Latest Nonviolence Stories
Yesterday, Michael Nagler and Stephanie Van Hook joined Rivera Sun and David Geitgey Sierralupe on Occupy Radio for an exciting conversation about building alternatives and healthy communities. What if we recreate society from the bottom up, from within the culture we know? How can we loosen our dependencies on corporate structures and strive for self-sufficiency… read more