Gene Sharp, The Machiavelli of Nonviolence, Dies at 90, Washington Post, 2/2/18

All students of nonviolence are familiar with the important work of Gene Sharp.  He founded the Albert Einstein Institute in 1983 to study the use of nonviolent action around the world.   His approaches have been used by activists worldwide including during the Arab Spring and in bringing down Slobodan Milosevic.  Sharp died on January 28,Continue reading “Gene Sharp, The Machiavelli of Nonviolence, Dies at 90, Washington Post, 2/2/18”

Third Day of the National Community College Peacebuilding Seminar

By: David J. Smith, October 19, 2014 Teaching peace,  case studies, nonviolent strategies, and human rights were featured on the third day of National Community College Peacebuilding Seminar held on October 19. The morning started with Colman McCarthy advocating for the need to teach peace studies.  He was followed by a presentation from representatives of Continue reading “Third Day of the National Community College Peacebuilding Seminar”

Second Day of Seminar Examines Experiential Learning, Media, and Peace Education; Colman McCarthy Featured Speaker

The second day (October 13, 2013) of the seminar “Teaching About Global Conflict and Peacebuilding” focused on experiential learning, media, and peace education. The day started with a passionate talk by educator Colman McCarthy arguing for the teaching of peace and nonviolence.  McCarthy shared with the group his experiences interviewing Mother Teresa and working withContinue reading “Second Day of Seminar Examines Experiential Learning, Media, and Peace Education; Colman McCarthy Featured Speaker”