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The end of America?

I have never been so concerned about the safety of my family and friends, the survival of America, or the future of humanity and our planet. My friends, we can survive any domestic issue we’re faced with given the time

Posted in 2016 election, Democracy, Global politics, Russia

My Position on the Election

I will not vote for a war criminal or any candidate of either party that intends to continue a foreign policy of aggression against the world. We can no longer vote for the lesser evil and have a reasonable expectation

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Posted in 2016 election, Democracy, Global politics, Russia

On Police Killing Citizens:

The primary difference between police in a free and democratic society and security forces supporting an oppressive dictatorship (aka, police state):   Police in a democratic society accept that the rights and lives of the citizens they serve have to

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Posted in Democracy, police state, Police violence, Social justice

The United States in one succinct sentence:

“We are waiting for our Tunisian fruit seller.”   Below are a few quotes from this long article “The open source revolution is coming and it will conquer the 1% – ex CIA spy” with Robert David Steele, former Marine,

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Posted in Democracy, Global politics, nonviolent conflict, Perpetual war

Toward a nonviolent response to terrorism: as in stopping it before it becomes an option for someone.

“Calls for Lynch to resign over claim that ‘love’ is best response to terror” Another example of our current simplistic “black or white” response to complex issues, and how it creates conflict among us where there should be collaboration instead.

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Posted in Democracy, Global politics, nonviolent conflict, Terrorism

Enough please! Trump is just a symptom, not the disease.

From the article linked below: “Trump is exploiting the fact that we cannot unite across our ideological divides. The only way to stop him, then, is to achieve just that kind of coordination across party lines and across divisions within

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Posted in 2016 election, Democracy, Global politics, nonviolent conflict, Project for a People's Global Mandate, Uncategorized

And another call for revolution. But…

Please get past the “evil empire” term in the article if it’s a trigger (I’m not a fan of it either…) This is a great article describing the morphing of capitalism to gangsterism – the use of economic hit men,

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Posted in Democracy, Global politics, nonviolent conflict, Project for a People's Global Mandate, Uncategorized

This is NOT nonviolent conflict:

Do you remember Saturday, 15 February 2003? Humanity came together across more than 600 cities in the largest protest the world has ever known to stop the war on Iraq. But that, my friends, was NOT nonviolent conflict. We applied

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Posted in Democracy, Global politics, nonviolent conflict, People Power, Civil Resistance, and Social Transformation, Robert A. Kezer

Nonviolent conflict.

It’s the most dangerous threat to the powers dictating life on the planet today, and they know it. But it’s probably not what you think, and that works for them. Nonviolent conflict has nothing to do with “peace,” or negotiation,

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Posted in Democracy, nonviolent conflict, People Power, Civil Resistance, and Social Transformation, Robert A. Kezer

This is what keeps me in the game…

First paragraph from an upcoming book on nonviolent conflict. “What if we had a way to counter oppression, and win, without using violence to do so? A way to engage conflict with as much expectation of success as if we

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Posted in Democracy, nonviolent conflict, Project for a People's Global Mandate, Social justice
People Power, Civil Resistance, and Social Transformation: An Introduction to Nonviolent Conflict
The Boétie Legacy, and a World in Peril
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