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‘A way out of no way’: The Nonviolence Handbook | Waging Nonviolence

The Nonviolence Handbook: A Guide for Practical Action — a new volume by long-time peace and nonviolence scholar Michael Nagler published this month by Berrett-Koehler — offers the reader a crisp articulation of the dynamics, principles and contemporary application of Gandhian nonviolence that is both brief and clear. A scant 84 pages, including footnotes and an index, this publication really ...

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The Crucible of Iraq: Chris Hedges | Truthdig

“The Corpse Exhibition: And Other Stories of Iraq,” by Hassan Blasim, is the most important book to come out of the Iraq War. Blasim, whom I met with last week in Princeton, N.J., has a faultless eye for revealing detail, a ribald black humor and a psychological brilliance that makes every story in his book a depth charge. In this ...

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Israeli-Palestinian youth choir makes peace through song | Religion News Service

By Michele Chabin While attending a U.S.-based interfaith camp as a teen, Micah Hendler had an idea. What would happen if he launched an Israeli-Palestinian choir that encouraged Jerusalem-area Israeli and Palestinian high school students to make music and engage in dialogue? Two years ago, the 24-year-old Maryland-born Yale graduate moved to Jerusalem to do just that. Hendler knew several ...

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International Uranium Film Festival D.C. Feb. 10-12, Brooklyn Feb. 14-19, 2014

FROM MON, FEB 10th TO WED, FEB 12th, 2014. THE INTERNATIONAL URANIUM FILM FESTIVAL IN WASHINGTON DC 2014 ART & NUCLEAR AWARENESS: The International Uranium Film Festival comes for the first time to Washington DC and New York, to put under the spotlight Human Rights and the consequences of Nuclear Power, Atomic Bombs, Uranium Mining, Depleted Uranium Weapons. @ Goethe-Institut Washington, ...

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Sochi 2014: world authors join protest against Putin | The Guardian

Russia’s anti-gay and blasphemy laws threaten freedom, says open letter signed by more than 200 writers from 30 countries More than 200 prominent international authors, including Günter Grass, Salman Rushdie, Margaret Atwood and Jonathan Franzen, have joined forces to denounce the “chokehold” they say Russia’s anti-gay and blasphemy laws place on the freedom of expression, amid a growing swell of ...

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