In any in-depth conversation about the effectiveness of nonviolence as a strategy, this question always comes up: Would these nonviolent strategies have worked against the Nazis?
The new U.S.
When word came down last Friday that the U.S. and Russia would sign a new strategic arms reduction treaty (START), Ana Marie Cox posted this message to her 1.5 million twitter followers:
At the urging of one of EBCLA's deacons, I began reading NY Times bestseller http://www.amazon.com/Half-Sky-Oppression-Opportunity-Worldwide
It is still very much winter in Chicago. Sure, the calendar says March, but the piles of snow on the ground look more like mid-January. Everything is brown and crusty.
Nicolas Kristof had a recent article in The New York Times titled, "Religion and Women," t
In cold, sleeplessness and utter frustration, Copenhagen's delegates witnessed a depressing conclusion of the glacial-speed negotiations on climate change.
I'm a cradle vegetarian. Didn't have even a bite of meat -- red or white, fish or fowl -- until I was maybe eleven years old, and then I lost my dietary virginity to a hot dog.
My church started a community garden this summer. Our tomatoes, beans, and greens now grace the shelves of our food bank.