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How did Gandhi win? | Waging Nonviolence

Mahatma Gandhi

Social movements today continue to fight struggles against racism, discrimination, economic exploitation and imperial aggression. But, if they choose, they can do so aided by the powerful example of forebears who converted moral victory into lasting change.

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Part 3: Norman Finkelstein on What Gandhi Says About Nonviolence, Resistance and Courage | DemocracyNow!

After an exhaustive study of Mahatma Gandhi’s works, scholar and activist Norman Finkelstein has written a new book about the principles of nonviolent resistance from the Indian struggle for independence to Tahrir Square and Zuccotti Park. He says Gandhi found “nothing more despicable than cowardice,” and argued that nonviolence does not mean running away from danger. In fact, Gandhi argued ...

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15th annual celebration of A Season for Nonviolence Jan. 30-April 4, 2012

“Nonviolence is the greatest force at the disposal of mankind. It is mightier than the mightiest weapon of destruction devised by the ingenuity of man.”  – Gandhi??  The Peace Alliance encourages you to join the 2012 15th annual celebration of A Season for Nonviolence!  This 64-day educational, media and grass roots campaign has spread to more than 900 cities and ...

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BRITT TOWERY: Not a time to give up hope for peace

Mahatma Gandhi, when asked his thoughts on Christianity, admitted to liking the Jew from Nazareth’s teaching but felt the followers of Jesus were a great disappointment to him. Gandhi was said to be one of the greatest followers of Jesus’ teachings, not of Christian institutions or creeds. Among the many things Gandhi admired about the teachings of Jesus, none were ...

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