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|January 2, 2003||Posted by Staff under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
…nders and patriots like Thomas Jefferson and Abraham Lincoln held this tradition to be the foundation of national virtue and security. Mormon pioneers sought to build such a self-reliant society in Utah. Internationally, Gandhi saw it the key to self-government and home rule. It drove the populist movements of American history.
Some see the left-right economic conflict as a struggle between individual freedom and community equ…
|March 31, 2003||Posted by Staff under The Progress Report|
…face. At that point, I decided to walk away to look for my friends. Several in the angry crowd indicated their pleasure that I was leaving.
I was not afraid. I felt the force of satyagraha — the phrase Gandhi used meaning “truth force” — in my witness for the way of peace and nonviolent resolution of conflicts on our small shared planet home. I felt sad for these people full of such fear, anger and discon…
|April 10, 2003||Posted by Staff under The Progress Report|
…importance of natural eco-systems and healthy people for a productive economy, both local and global.
5. Elegant SimplicitySimplicity means that the way we live our lives represents a work of unfolding artistry. As Gandhi said, “My life is my message.” In this spirit, an elegant simplicity is an understated, organic aesthetic that contrasts with the excess of consumerist lifestyles. Drawing from influences ranging from Zen…
|January 26, 2014||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under|
…or subsidies”, proceedings, the 1st International Conference on Sustainable Construction, sponsored by the University of Florida, the National Institute of Standards & Technology, et al. in November in Tampa, 1994, “From Gandhian Trusteeship to Geonomics: Putting Earth in Trust”, anthology, The Commemorative Volume on Gandhi’s 125th Birthday, ed. Dr. Kapoor, Su, California State Univ – Fresno.
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|February 17, 2002||Posted by Staff under Archive, Progress Report, The Progress Report|
…t Than Money, Power, Time and “Stuff”. When People Love People More Than These, War Poverty & Hunger Will Be History.” Here are the authors, but not in the same order:
Mohandas K. Gandhi
Rev. Alan W. Hinden
Eugene V. Debs
George Bernard Shaw
Need answers? You can find the…
|June 4, 2000||Posted by Staff under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
…ry under three presidents, urged taxing consumption. Mellon helped make Herbert Hoover the most beatable president in U.S. history. Democrats held the White House for 20 years after that.
14. India, 1930, Gandhi leads march to the sea in India, protesting British salt tax. 1947, Brits finally pull out. They had beaten Germany, Italy and Japan, but lost to unarmed Indians, led by a half-naked pacifist, protesting a sales tax…
|December 31, 1997||Posted by Staff under Archive, Progress Report, The Progress Report|
The View from Waldo County, with Lindy Davies Getting “There” March 1998
Life Without “Power” January 1998
Friendly Exchanges, Macro November 1997
Friendly Exchanges, Micro November 1997
Magic & Laundry — Economics is Boring (Once You Know the Trick) October 1997
The Santa Fe Itch September 1997
Small Town Talk September 1997
Victories Without Viol…
|February 3, 2002||Posted by Staff under Archive, Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Heading off to for the epicenter at the Ellipse, we found ourselves on a corner with David and Fran Korten (When Corporations Rule the World, YES Magazine) and Vandana Shiva, a powerful Indian leader, the Gandhi of our times. Although I had met both David and Vandana several times before, these luminaries were considerably more interested in Georgiane than in me, Bolivia news being hot as it is at the moment and all. But a…
|November 3, 2004||Posted by Staff under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
…briefs to the EPA.
So you can do a lot. I firmly believe there is a key to the universe. There is a universal law. If you put your commitment out there, I believe everyone is potentially miraculous: we could all be Gandhis. Sometimes things get so outrageous that you have to do something dangerous. You put yourself or your property at risk, and you can create miracles; you can create events. I’ve had people come up to me and want…
|January 26, 2004||Posted by Fred Foldvary under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
…, can triumph over governmental force. Had Gough resorted to violence, his goal would have been discredited and defeated. The lesson here for those who seek to change society and government policy is that taught by Thoreau, Gandhi, and Martin Luther King Jr., that determined, persistent civil disobedience works.
– Fred Foldvary
Copyright 2004 by Fred E. Foldvary. All rights reserved. No part of this material may…
|December 13, 2005||Posted by Fred Foldvary under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
…ted by Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King, and the other heroes of the U.S. civil rights movement. They refused to have fellowship with the evil segregation that was imposed from the thrones of state officials.
Mahatma Gandhi refused to have fellowship with the iniquity of British rule over India. His nonviolent civil disobedience brought independence to India. A hundred years ago, women refused to follow laws prohibiting them from votin…
|April 1, 2005||Posted by Staff under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
…ernational community raised the costs of maintaining the apartheid system.
Due to increased global interdependence, the non-local audience for a conflict may be just as important as the immediate community. Just as Gandhi played to British citizens in Manchester and London, organizers of the civil rights movement in the U.S. South were communicating to the entire nation and especially to the Kennedy administration. Insurgency against t…
|January 9, 2007||Posted by Fred Foldvary under Archive, Progress Report, The Progress Report|
…ther would do so exclusively.
The philosopher Martin Buber proposed a just alliance with the Arab peoples with unhampered independent development for each in a binational state. He also favored (in a 1939 letter to Gandhi) the “communal ownership of land” (citing Leviticus 25:23) as well as “the independence of each individual”. With “joint sovereignty,” neither people need fear “domination by…
|March 19, 2005||Posted by Fred Foldvary under Editorials|
…the targeted persons do not want to be seen as giving in to violence. Giving in to violence can breed more violence, so it is with good reason that the targets may refuse to yield to the protestors’ demands.
Gandhi and Martin Luther King showed how peaceful civil disobedience can win great victories. It does not work when there is a ruthless dictator, but civil disobedience and mass arrests can work wonders in a democracy. Unf…
|June 2, 2006||Posted by Staff under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
…Measure T passes and stands, though. And during a question and answer session, Bonifaz drew loud and long applause when he said the level of opposition to Measure T gauges its importance, and added, referring to a quote from Gandhi, Theyre no longer ignoring you and theyre no longer laughing at you theyre fighting you now, but I think youre going to win.
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