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‘We are not terrorists’ — Kazakhstanis oppose government corruption with nonviolent action

Journalists Sher Kashimov and Colleen Wood shed light on the repression and manipulation of peaceful protest in Kazakhstan.

January 18, 2022

How one California city is healing the climate from the ground up

Natasha Juliana of the grassroots initiative Cool Petaluma explains how her team is taking a creative approach to the challenge of climate disruption.

December 21, 2021

How listening to diverse experiences builds power

Sudanese activist Mubarak Elamin and the co-founders of Solidarity 2020 and Beyond discuss the importance of learning from the grassroots.

November 24, 2021

Bearing witness in Afghanistan — a conversation with Kathy Kelly on ending war and listening to its victims

Drawing on over 30 visits to Afghanistan, antiwar activist Kathy Kelly discusses the need for empathy and reparations.

September 28, 2021

Resisting the corrosive power of consumerism — a conversation with Ela Gandhi

The granddaughter of Mahatma Gandhi discusses growing up in her family’s intentional community and the importance of self-sufficiency.

September 16, 2021

How the concept of self-sacrifice fuels US militarism

Author and scholar Kelly Denton-Borhaug discusses the collision of religion and violence within American war culture.

August 17, 2021

Enough for everyone — a nonviolent approach to economics

Political philosopher Michael Allen on the intricacies and promise of Gandhi’s humanized approach to economics.

August 4, 2021

How forgiveness releases anger and helps dismantle power structures

Peace studies professor and author Wim Laven discusses the immense power of forgiveness, as well as the difficulties it presents.

Why nonviolence and utopian thinking go hand in hand

Without the clarity that utopian thinking can provide, nonviolence cannot fulfill its higher capacity for societal transformation. 

‘When they take 100 trees, we plant 4,000’ — a conversation with Mubarak Awad on nonviolence in Palestine

The renowned activist and nonviolence scholar discusses his path from Palestine to the United States and recent violence in the Middle East.

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