In this new interview, Michael Nagler, president of the Metta Center for Nonviolence Education, offers his thoughts on the nonviolent movement that has just toppled Hosni Mubarak in Egypt after 30 years of dictatorial rule.
Nagler wisely argues that to solidify this nonviolent victory, the positive energy in Egypt must now be channeled into constructive work focused on building an authentic democracy and addressing the widespread poverty that plagues the country.
When diaspora Jews and those living in Israel join with Palestinians, they forge a more powerful and just movement to end the occupation.
From grassroots movements to presidential hopefuls, the importance of creating visionary plans for change is no longer being ignored.
By appealing to the hearts and minds of their white neighbors, Native Americans are carving out common ground and building unity through diversity.