Author: michael beer

WHAT IS THE ROLE OF NONVIOLENCE?

By Craig Zelizer of the Peace and Collaborative Development Network. Reprinted here WHAT IS ROLE OF NONVIOLENCE? One of the key questions around the globe today, is what is the role or the possible impact of non-violence and non-violent action…

Michael Nagler on Replacing the War System

Published on Monday, September 27, 2010 by CommonDreams.org Replace the War System: Why and How by Michael Nagler About the murderous rampage of U.S. soldiers from the 5th Stryker Combat Brigade who killed and dismembered Afghani civilians, evidently “for sport,”…

Pop-Pop? Why did you go to jail yesterday?

Here is a story written by George Lakey, September 28, 2010 “Pop-pop?” I tunnelled up from sleep, realizing that my six-year-old great grandson was at the foot of my bed, all dressed for his school day and wanting to touch…