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— Articles and Essays

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Recent writing:

Occupy 2.0: The Great Turning
Yes! Magazine, Spring 2012.

Do We Live in a Meaningless Universe?
, January 11, 2012.

Violence and Evolution: Where Do We Stand?
, December 28, 2011.

Crunch time for Occupy Wall Street
Waging Nonviolence
, October 18, 2011.

Passivity or violence: is that the only choice?
Waging Nonviolence
, September 6, 2011.

Economic Crisis or Nonviolent Opportunity? Gandhi’s Answer to Financial Collapse
Waging Nonviolence
, August 10, 2011.

Three Ways of Looking at a Terrorist
, August 1, 2011.

Breaking the Chain of Command
, April 17, 2011.

Abolishing the War System: The Big Picture
Yes! Magazine, Fall 2010.

Fixing Planet Earth: A Not-So-Modest Proposal
Yes! Magazine, Summer 2010.

The Ironies of Peace
Yes! Magazine, Winter 2009.

It's Time For Direct Action and Compassion on Climate
Yes! Magazine, Winter 2009.

The Cassandra Syndrome
, April 14, 2009.

Fight Violence with Nonviolence
Christian Science Monitor
, March 27, 2008.

Spirit and Science in the VedantaMill Workers
, January 2008.

On Mockery of Public Figures
Tikkun, December 2007.

Burma and the Press
Common Dreams
, October 1, 2007.

Spirit Rising
Yes! Magazine
, Winter 2006.

The Time For Nonviolence Has Come
Yes! Magazine
, Summer 2003.

Words and the Mind: Thoughts on an Ancient and a Contemporary Technique of Meditation
Religion East and West, June 2003.

Building a New Force
Yes! Magazine
, Fall 2002.

Nonviolent Soldier of Islam: Badshah Khan, a Man To Match His Mountains
Yes! Magazine
, Summer 2002.

Compassion the Radicalism of This Age
Yes! Magazine
, Fall 1998.