Kashmir: Fertile soil for the next genocide

Hindu nationalism, like many nationalist movements, has been gaining traction in recent years. But the steps being taken in Kashmir are part of a build up which has been 70 years in the making. Kashmir has been a hotly disputed territory long before India and Pakistan even existed, and this history can tell us a […]

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Hawai’i: The newest nonviolent struggle

This week we witness a protest on the Big Island of Hawai’i over a telescope to be built on the peak of Mauna Kea. Mauna Kea is the highest mountain from the sea bed, and many scientist say the view will provide unprecedented access to our solar system and beyond. But for the indigenous leaders […]

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Sofia Painiqueo Visits the Resource Center to share her story as a Mapuche Activist

Sofia Painiqueo, a singer, leader, and rights advocate of the Mapuche people in Chile, came to talk to the Santa Cruz community this Monday here at the Resource Center for Nonviolence. The talk was graciously hosted and translated by the Center’s own Bernardita García-Jiménez and fellow activist Yolanda Provoste-Fuentes. Sofia started and ended the gathering […]

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