the Spirit of Mahatma Gandhi lives through every nonviolent action
Rejoicing for the 20th anniversary of the beginning of Jai Jagat Mahotsav (One World Celebrations), today, the 2nd of October 2014, International Day of Nonviolence and Mahatma Gandhi's Birthday, the European chapter of Gandhi In Action Global Network of nonviolent activists has resolved to confer the
JAI JAGAT AWARD 2014 to Mr. Beppe Grillo…
ServiceSpace is an all volunteer-run organization that leverages technology to inspire greater volunteerism. It's a space to explore our own relationship with service and our interconnection with the rest of the world. ServiceSpace allows our inherent generosity to blossom out into small acts of service for the community around us. It's a space to learn how outer…Continue
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the world is changing... the old patterns are vanishing and new ones are emerging...Continue
"The world of tomorrow will be, must be, a society based on nonviolence..It may seem a distant goal, an impractical Utopia. But it is not in the least unobtainable, since it can be worked for here and now. An individual can adopt the way of life of the future - the non-violent way - without having to wait for others to do so. And if an individual can do it, cannot whole groups of individuals? Whole nations?"-Mahatma Gandhi,1946…Continue
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Globalization... it seems obvious that humanity is heading that direction, but, for sure, there are many different projects of globalization... for example, the 'noglobal' movement was nonviolently opposing the multinational globalization and evolved in 'alter global' green economy movement.... the 'occupy wall street' movement opposing the financial globalization has now become a nonviolent mobilization to 'occupy the world'... all over the…Continue
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Posted on semplicitycollective.com by Samuel Alexander on Jan 20, 2011
‘Let us consider the way in which we spend our lives,’ Henry Thoreau began one of his most provocative…Continue
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I am here in the Village Atwal these days preparing to celeberate Gandhiji's 142nd birthday. We are takingup two programs. Swasthya and Swaraj. We have published a small invitation in Punjabi language. The first surprise for me was that a local computer-designer who has done our printing-job, (invitation lettrs)…Continue
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I received from Prof. Arya Bhardwaj the following....
my friend from Boston has sent the enclosed letter for info. Please go through it and I think this is important to be circulted among our friends of GIA NETWORK , blessings, Arya
OPEN LETTER TO PRESIDENT OBAMA, NOBEL PEACE LAUREATE
PRESIDENT, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.
FROM: MAIREAD CORRIGAN MAGUIRE, NOBEL PEACE LAUREATE.
20th JUNE, 20ll.
DEAR MR. PRESIDENT,
POCHE ORE FA E' STATO RITROVATO IL CORPO DELL'ATTIVISTA NONVIOLENTO SEQUESTRATO IERI NELLA STRISCIA DI GAZA
L'ultimo post nel suo blog http://guerrillaradio.iobloggo.com porta la data del 13 aprile 2011
il nostro adagio "RESTIAMO UMANI", diventa un libro.…
In questi giorni ho seguito con attenzione l’evolversi della situazione in Libia e a Lampedusa su vari media d’informazione e ho sentito l’impulso forte e determinato di studiare una possibile iniziativa da proporre al movimento nonviolento europeo.
Cio’ che piu’ mi ha stimolato e’ stata un’intervista a… nonmiricordopiu’chi… che affermava l’assenza della voce dei pacifisti su questa guerra. In effetti, ho fatto un giro su alcuni dei siti delle associazioni che si erano impegnate…Continue
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On march 26 I have sent an email to Arya Bushan Bhardwaj , the Founder of Gandhi In Action International….
Dear Arya, I have been following the evolution of the situation in Libia and
felt compelled to think of something that could be done as Gandhi In Action in
Europe... Shall we protest? and organize some sort of "stop the war"
manifestation? Are there groups and NGOs moving in that direction we can…
Today, 63 years ago, his body was killed,
but his spirit and his ideas are living today
in the harts of millions, around the world,
inspired by his life and messages and
actively partecipating to the creation
of a nonviolent human society.
in these days, in South Africa, they are playing soccer... national teams are confronting the win/loose competitive way to play a game... national anthems, national flags and colours, national fanaticism... every 4 years an overdose of riconstituent for nationalism! everyfour years the olimpic games, the world championship of all sports...
The culture of "nationalism" has planned its survival therapy with a subtile strategy and intelligence... what do you think about it?