Our friends at the Metta Center posted a great video discussion between Metta president Michael Nagler and Alex Hildebrand of Peace Brigades International. The focus is mainly on unarmed civilian peacekeeping, but there are also some other great side conversations. For instance, at the very beginning Dr. Nagler describes what first drew him to nonviolence and the teachings of Gandhi—which is a type of story I always enjoy hearing from any peacemaker.
Political educator Harmony Goldberg discusses whether the ideological traditions of the left are helpful for practical organizing.
Leftist organizers in Germany’s far-right stronghold are building a larger base of resistance by ditching stale counter-protests for loud, colorful dance celebrations.
A multipronged movement in Guatemala is rising to defend the surprise election of a progressive president who is under attack from the corrupt old guard.