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Kurlansky, Mark. Nonviolence: Twenty-five Lessons from the History of a Dangerous Idea. 2006. Modern Library, Random House, New York, USA.

The kind of pacifism that does not actively combat the war preparations of the government is powerless and will always stay powerless. Albert Einstein One of the twenty-five lessons tells us that there is no proactive word for non–violence – … Continue reading

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Barghouti, Mourid. I Saw Ramallah Translated from the Arabic by Ahdaf Soueif. 2000. Anchor Books, Random House. USA and Canada.

In his introduction to this beautiful memoir the late Edward Said says: what gives this book an unmistakeable stamp of profound authenticity is its life-affirming poetic texture . This is no surprise as Barghouti is indeed a poet of great … Continue reading

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