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Violence & nonviolence

Editorial: Civil resister

Howard's proposal for a network of nonviolence study and action groups

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De-developing nukes

We revisit Howard Clark’s ideas on nonviolent strategy from 1978

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Making Nonviolent Revolution

by Howard Clark. An updated edition of the classic 70s pamphlet. Published by Peace News, July 2012

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Editorial: Laying Foundations

PN co-editors Milan Rai and Emily Johns examine some of the precedents for the Campaign Nonviolence initiative

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Squaring up

Re-writing an attacker’s script — George Lakey suggests ways of getting in practice to defuse violent situations

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A pledge to resist

Preparing ourselves to do extraordinary things ...

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Nonviolence in Syria

PN talks to Syrian activists inside the outside the country

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'You cannot be free if you are poor'

A glimpse at a grassroots nonviolent revolutionary movement in South Africa, as the country approaches the 20th anniversary of the end of political apartheid

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Tuff by name

On 19 August, an African-American school bookkeeper became nationally known in the US after she talked a heavily-armed man with a history of mental illness out of a school shooting.