Issue 390 - November 2008
Radical Solidarity in Action
- Democratizing the UN
- Young Objectors
- La Onf
- Project Censored
- Reconciliation in Rwanda
In This Issue
In these places, the simple act of gathering in public to make a statement of nonviolence and unity took tremendous courage.
When reconciliation occurs, people report feeling that they have rejoined the human family.
|From the Editor's Desk||The powerful miracle is not that people are protesting, but that they are doing so with actions that are explicitly nonviolent.|
|The Logic of Solidarity: A Revitalized Vision of the UN|| |
Love prompts us to take action in the construction of a more just and nonviolent world, with solidarity as its most important feature.
|Do We Hear the 'Very Silent Minority'?: A Call for Solidarity Work with Muslims and Arab Americans|| |
Dialogue can begin on our initiative or in unexpected ways, and can be followed up - when there is a concerted search for opportunity.
|Daily Acts of Rebellion: The Poetry of the Young William Stafford (review)|| |
The government owned his time from after breakfast through the rest of the day, but early morning was all his.
|Israeli Students Refuse to Serve the Occupation|| |
We cannot hurt in the name of defense or imprison in the name of freedom; therefore we cannot be moral and serve the occupation.
|There Are No More Secrets Here: Medical Professionals Protest Being Denied Entry to Gaza||We have traveled from all over the world to present research and to exchange ideas on the consequences of the ongoing trauma to the men, women, and children living in Gaza and to discuss how best to meet their clinical needs.|
|Peace and Permits in Al Aqaba: A Palestinian Village Seeks Security in Area C||The Israeli Army Civil Authority declares the130 Palestinian villages in Area C as "unrecognized," making residents lawbreakers just by living in their homes.|
|A Community Stands with its Military Women: Vigilers Grieve Four Murders in Nine Months||Because the preventive action being taken by the military is not enough, 40 women and men from around North Carolina and the nation stood at the Fort Bragg entrance gate to commemorate the deaths and call for action to prevent any others.|
|Air Shows and Resistance||Unmentioned anywhere was the sole purpose of all the assembled high-tech weaponry on display.|
|The Human Right to Health: Reflections of a Community Educator|| |
No one should have to suffer and get sick because of a lack of information.
|A Confrontation with the Nuclear Powers in 2010||It may sound arcane, but the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty Review Conference may be among the most important occasions in human history.|
|The Suchitoto 13: An Update from El Salvador||In the year following the arrest of fourteen social movement activists in Suchitoto, there have been gains for the Salvadoran social movement; however, there have also been significant losses.|
|Bits and Peaces|| |
Events, Gatherings, Resources, Campaigns, & Opportunities