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The Tank Man at Tiananmen Square.

Outside China he is known simply as Tank Man. Inside the country he is not known at all. No trace is to be found of the young man armed only with shopping bags who 20 years ago blocked a column … Continue reading

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The Montgomery Bus Boycott

On the night of Rosa Parks’ arrest, Jo Ann Robinson, head of the Women’s Political Council, printed and circulated a flyer throughout Montgomery’s black community which read as follows: “Another woman has been arrested and thrown in jail because she … Continue reading

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The First Chipko Movement, Khejarli, 1730 AD

Khejarli or Khejadli is a village in Jodhpur district of Rajasthan, India, 26 km south-east of the city of Jodhpur. The name of the town is derived from Khejri (Prosopis cineraria) trees, which were in abundance in the village. In … Continue reading

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Qissa Khwani Bazaar Massacre

The massacre at the Qissa Khawani Bazaar (the Storytellers Market) in Peshawar, British India (modern day Pakistan) on April 23, 1930 was a defining moment in the non-violent struggle to drive the British out of India. It was the first … Continue reading

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The New Frontier

Khalil Gibran There are in the Middle East today two challenging ideas: old and new. The old ideas will vanish because they are weak and exhausted. There is in the Middle East an awakening that defies slumber. This awakening will … Continue reading

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Religion and Spirituality

Monthly mail from Navadarshanam for Sep ’09. Please read Ananthu ji’s clarifications below first to avoid mis-communication. ——— Dear friends, These days, many people are making dire predictions that the next War (perhaps in the form of a nuclear holocaust) … Continue reading

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Letter To A Young Activist.

by Thomas Merton Do not depend on the hope of results. When you are doing the sort of work you have taken on, essentially an apostolic work, you may have to face the fact that your work will be apparently … Continue reading

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