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Fighting Back

Posted by Ryan Hall
02.17.17
Fighting Back

By Mel Gurtov // Posted with permission from PeaceVoice Since Inauguration Day, the streets of US cities have been filled with protesters. Major demonstrations are being planned to follow up on the hugely successful Women’s March. Environmental, science, human rights, … read more

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Connecting You to Action!

Posted by Ryan Hall
02.10.17
Connecting you to action

In the spirit of supporting the growing culture of active nonviolence, we are sharing calls-to-action from various groups and campaigns in the movement of movements. Here are a few that caught our attention this week: Today and onward! Move Your … read more

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Join the First 2017 Campaign Nonviolence Conference Call!

Posted by Ryan Hall
02.02.17
Join CNV Conference Call BLOG SIZE

Pace e Bene invites you to join us for our first Campaign Nonviolence Conference Call of 2017, scheduled for Tuesday, February 28th at 5pm Pacific/8pm Eastern. We will be talking about meeting the challenges of these times.  These calls provide … read more

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Divest from War, Invest in People

Posted by Ryan Hall
01.31.17
Divest from war

by Kathy Kelly // Posted with Permission from PeaceVoice All Trump, all the time. With a punishing, disorienting barrage of executive orders, President Trump is reversing hard fought gains made in environmental protection, health care, women’s rights, immigration policy, and … read more

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Trial of the ‘Zumwalt 12’ – Comitting to Nonviolence

Posted by Ryan Hall
01.30.17
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Connie Jenkins, member of Pax Christi Maine and involved with Pace e Bene/Campaign Nonviolence, is preparing for trial where she will offer faithful witness to her nonviolent action last June 2016 at Bath Iron Works in Bath, Maine. Connie has … read more

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CHOOSING LOVE OVER HATE: RADICAL ACCEPTANCE IN THE AGE OF TRUMP

Posted by Ryan Hall
Choosing love over hate

George Cassidy Payne // From Gandhi Earth Keepers International I accept and love Donald Trump. I do not accept and love what he says. I do not accept and love what he purports to believe. I do not accept and … read more

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White Silence Equals Violence: Awaiting a Verdict

Posted by Ryan Hall
01.26.17
White silence

by Kathy Kelly // Posted with permission from PeaceVoice This morning, here in Minneapolis, six jurors decided beyond a reasonable doubt that I am guilty as charged and my co-defendant, Dan Wilson was found innocent. The court case stems from … read more

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Tomorrow Is Today

Posted by Ryan Hall
01.24.17
Tomorrow is today

By Robert C. Koehler // Posted with permission from PeaceVoice The icon’s day has come and gone, and — oh, the irony — eight people were fatally shot in Chicago on his weekend. Another eight were shot during a Martin … read more

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Guns Against Grizzlies at Schools or Peace Education as Resistance?

Posted by Ryan Hall
01.20.17
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by Patrick T. Hiller // Posted with permission from PeaceVoice The inauguration of a new President is looming and incoming administration officials like billionaire Betsy DeVos—Trump’s pick for Secretary of Education–are stumbling through confirmation hearings with a mixture of deceit … read more

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In Jail for Protesting the Death Penalty

Posted by John Dear
01.19.17
In Jail for protesting death penalty

By Rev. John Dear. On Tuesday, Jan. 17th, 18 of us climbed the steps of the US Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. to protest the death penalty. We unfurled a huge thirty-foot long banner… read more

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Zumwalt Destroyer Protesters found Guilty

by Ryan Hall // Campaign Nonviolence

Connie Jenkins, member of Pax Christi Maine and involved with Pace e Bene/Campaign Nonviolence, along with eleven others held a nonviolent civil disobedience action last June 2016 at Bath Iron Works in Bath, Maine. Read more about it on a … read more

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Connecting you to action

Connecting You to Action!

by Ryan Hall // Campaign Nonviolence

In the spirit of supporting the growing culture of active nonviolence, we are sharing calls-to-action from various groups and campaigns in the movement of movements. Here are a few that caught our attention this week: Today and onward! Move Your … read more

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A Public Call to Protect All People

by Ryan Hall // Featured Story

National Christian Leaders Cite “Threatening, Authoritarian Messages” PRESS RELEASE 1/10/17 Noting concern that “threatening, authoritarian messages” accompanying the recent election of Donald J. Trump “open the way to more radical attacks on human rights and democratic processes” within the United … read more

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