Preparing for a November surprise

by Maria J. Stephan, Candace Rondeaux and Erica ChenowethPolitical Violence at a Glance Nationwide protests against police brutality following George Floyd’s murder are the broadest and most persistent in US history. They have laid bare the racism that pervades American society—and demonstrated the willingness of Americans to take to the streets and resist oppression, even … Continue reading Preparing for a November surprise

NONVIOLENCE: The facts are in – nonviolent resistance works

by Fr. John Dear, SJ Pax Christi USA Ambassador of Peace Nonviolence is fine as long as it works," Malcolm X once said. Recently, Columbia University Press published an extraordinary scholarly book that proves how nonviolence works far better as a method for social change than violence. This breakthrough book demonstrates that Gandhi was right, … Continue reading NONVIOLENCE: The facts are in – nonviolent resistance works