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Karma’s kicking our American ass…

Martin Luther King, Jr., taught that racial oppression in our country was inseparable from our war on Vietnam, and that those people oppressed in our country could not hope for relief as long as they were part of the greater

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

Selected Articles: Martin Luther King’s Struggle: 50 Years Later

If, in the late sixties, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., said: “No one who has any concern for the integrity and life of America today can ignore the present war [Vietnam]”. Then today’s version would be: No one fighting for

Posted in Global politics, nonviolent conflict, Perpetual war, Social justice

The Secret to Effective Nonviolent Resistance

Is there anything in the world more important for our future than learning how to solve acute conflicts without killing others, destroying our countries, and devastating the planet?   The Secret to Effective Nonviolent Resistance

Posted in Democracy, nonviolent conflict

Here Be Dragons

In context of the current world it seems the greater concern is not how a fascist, crook, and abuser (sorry for the redundancy) got to the presidency and what he’ll try to do with it, but rather who is attempting

Posted in Democracy, Global politics, nonviolent conflict

Bob reading at Spoken Word, Cuenca Ecuador

Posted in Democracy, Ecuador, nonviolent conflict, Perpetual war, Robert A. Kezer

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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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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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
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