Joanthan Schell’s “The Unconquerable World: power, nonviolence, and the will of the people” is a profoundly hopeful book. Schell analyses power and looks at the history of the world and of the war system. He shows that nonviolent people power, in the long-run, truly is mightier than force and Empire. Some brief notes follow. Continue reading
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Rebecca Solnit has shared her Secret Library of Hope with the world. It is made up of books that tell the inspiring stories of peoples’ movements for peace, justice, and the environment. Throughout history, and around the globe, hope, and resistance to oppression, springs up eternally. Some days it it helpful to have a reminder of that. Even if you and your friends cannot buy and share (or persuade a public library to buy) these books, I am sure there would be a lot of useful inspiration to be found on the web by searching for reviews of the books or by author name. Start your own library of hope and share it with your friends.