Howard Zinn Passes Away at 87

After years of dedication to the cause of nonviolent activism, Howard Zinn passed away yesterday, January 27,2010.  Most famously know for his authorship of “A People’s History of the United States,” Zinn devoted his life to peaceful resistance.  Haunted by…

New paper on nonviolent peacekeeping

INSTITUTE FOR PEACE WORK AND NONVIOLENT CONFLICT TRANSFORMATION Wahlenau, Germany In conjunction with Nonviolence Peaceforce Announces a new Working Paper: Civilian Peacekeeping. A Barely Tapped Ressource Ed. By Christine Schweitzer This Working Paper in English language includes five contributions on…

George Willoughby-long time NV leader dies

Lynne Shivers, long time NV scholar and activist, shared the news that George Willoughby died today. With great sadness, I report that George Willoughby died at 2:20 AM on Tuesday, January 5 at home. He complained of chest pains and…