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War on the Central Coast

Posted by Erin Bechtol
04.19.18

From Ruth Ann Angus, CNV Week of Action Organizer and Nonviolent Cities Coordinator for Morro Bay, CA.  Ruth Ann writes a reflection after John Dear visited on his book tour and what it is like to live in such a … read more

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Money Spent on Missile Strike Could Have Been Invested in Peace

Posted by Erin Bechtol
04.18.18

by George Cassidy Payne   Defense Secretary James Mattis confirmed that the U.S. used more than twice as many missiles as it did in a 2017 strike on Syria’s Sharyat Airbase on April 7, 2017. That attack used 59 Tomahawk … read more

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A Brief Review of The Souls of Poor Folk: Connecting to the Movement of Movements

Posted by Erin Bechtol
04.17.18

As Campaign Nonviolence invites everybody to join in connecting the dots of violence and injustice, Poor People’s Campaign continues to analyze and challenge the intersectional issues facing our country. The Institute for Policy Studies (IPS) has published The Souls of Poor … read more

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NCR Interviews John Dear in Madison, WI

Posted by Erin Bechtol
04.16.18

John Dear is halfway through his nationwide 50-city book tour to launch the release of his latest book They Will Inherit the Earth: Peace & Nonviolence in a Time of Climate Change. During this tour, while in Madison, WI on April 4, … read more

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Seeking Social Media Consultant

Posted by Ryan Hall
04.11.18

Pace e Bene Nonviolence Service (paceebene.org) is a non-profit organization working to foster a just and peaceful world through nonviolence education, community-building, and action. We seek a part-time Social Media Consultant to promote and expand our work on various online … read more

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From Despair to Healing to Activism

Posted by Erin Bechtol
04.09.18

Pace e Bene’s Ken Butigan will join Taigen Dan Leighton, Jack Lawlor, and Melissa Bryce for a talk on “Buddhist Contemplation in Hard Times” at DePaul University in Chicago. Dr. Charles Strain will be hosting the speakers for a discussion … read more

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Kings Bay Plowshares

Posted by Erin Bechtol
04.06.18

Seven Catholic plowshares activists were detained early Thursday morning at the Kings Bay Naval Base St. Mary’s Georgia. They entered on Wednesday night April 4.  Calling themselves Kings Bay Plowshares, they went to make real the prophet Isaiah’s command: “beat swords into plowshares.” The … read more

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The Old Testament Case for Nonviolence by Matthew Curtis Fleischer

Posted by Erin Bechtol
04.05.18

“Do not leave alive anything that breathes.”—God The violence in the Old Testament is one of the biggest obstacles facing Christianity today. Believers regularly identify it as one of the most confounding and challenging aspects of the entire Bible. Unbelievers … read more

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Who Is Your King? Who Is Your God?

Posted by Ryan Hall
04.04.18

The following address was delivered between five and six o’clock by Rev. Emmanuel Charles McCarthy  on April 4, 1993 at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee. Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., was assassinated there at 6:02 P.M., twenty-five years earlier … read more

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Shifting Systems with Nonviolent Strategy

Posted by Erin Bechtol
04.03.18

By Rivera Sun // Reprinted with permission from PeaceVoice The secret to successful nonviolent struggle lies in understanding strategy and systems. All systems require participation and resources to survive. Deny those things, and the system will wither away . . . … read more

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Money Spent on Missile Strike Could Have Been Invested in Peace

by Erin Bechtol // Campaign Nonviolence

by George Cassidy Payne   Defense Secretary James Mattis confirmed that the U.S. used more than twice as many missiles as it did in a 2017 strike on Syria’s Sharyat Airbase on April 7, 2017. That attack used 59 Tomahawk … read more

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A Brief Review of The Souls of Poor Folk: Connecting to the Movement of Movements

by Erin Bechtol // Campaign Nonviolence

As Campaign Nonviolence invites everybody to join in connecting the dots of violence and injustice, Poor People’s Campaign continues to analyze and challenge the intersectional issues facing our country. The Institute for Policy Studies (IPS) has published The Souls of Poor … read more

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Seeking Social Media Consultant

by Ryan Hall // Home Page News

Pace e Bene Nonviolence Service (paceebene.org) is a non-profit organization working to foster a just and peaceful world through nonviolence education, community-building, and action. We seek a part-time Social Media Consultant to promote and expand our work on various online … read more

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