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Conflict Escalation and Escalating Nonviolence: Daily Metta Weekend Video

Michael Nagler explains the conflict escalation curve and gives insight into how and when to escalate nonviolence. Please add your comments below. About Daily Metta Stephanie Van Hook, the Metta Center’s executive director, launched Daily Metta in 2015 as a way to share Gandhi’s spiritual wisdom and experiments with nonviolence. Our 2016 Daily Metta continues… read more

Death and Nonviolence – Podcast

‘Tis the season to contemplate death as the cold and dark of the night lingers longer, the growing cycles come to an end and Halloween and Day of the Dead celebrations are upon us.  Michael and Stephanie discuss nonviolence, death, and what they have to do with each other. What does the fear of death… read more

Sitting with Luna

Today is the 15 year anniversary of the end of Julia Butterfly Hill’s nonviolent campaign to protect the Redwood trees of Humboldt County California from extensive logging. The town of Stafford in Humboldt California was a primary lumber producing town in northern California from 1885 to 1985. In 1996, Pacific Lumber Company (PLC) initiated a… read more

Quis Custodiet Ipsos Custodes? (Who Shall Guard the Guardians?)

Originally posted on Tikkun Daily Blog on October 23, 2014. I’ve just come from a three-hour conversation with Pietro Ameglio Patella, prominent Mexican professor and nonviolent activist, and an old friend. He was in the country with his friend Carlos Moreno who has been searching for his son for three years without any cooperation from… read more