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WRL NEWS

Nonviolent Activist, January - February 2006

WRL NEWS

WRL Organizers Meet in NC

Up until a couple of years ago, the structure of the WRL involved twice-yearly meetings of the elected National Committee plus representatives of each local. But the meetings were primarily concerned with business and the structure didn’t meet the locals’ needs to share organizing ideas.

NVA Letters

Nonviolent Activist, January - February 2006

NVA LETTERS

Déjà Vu

I am deeply troubled by the article written by Bill Weinberg in your Nov-Dec 2005 issue: “The Question of International A.N.S.W.E.R.”

As a 72-year-old who remembers the intra-left squabbles of the many “Socialist/Socialist Workers/SPF”groups of the 1950s and how those futile conflicts served mainly to fuel the right-wingers and the Joseph McCarthyite movement of the time, I think “Déjà vu! Enough already!”

Decades of Nonviolence Training

From The Nonviolent Activist, July - August 1998

Practicing Nonviolence
By Joanne Sheehan

The acquisition of the spirit of nonresistance is a matter of long training in … appreciation of the hidden forces within ourselves. It changes one’s outlook on life. — Mohandas Gandhi

We have to practice nonviolence before we can practice nonviolence. I have developed a deeper understanding of the philosophy and practice of nonviolence through nonviolence training.

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