Resisting Donald Trump’s Violence Strategically

Donald Trump has formidable institutional power at his disposal and he and his officials will use it to inflict enormous damage on us and our world in the months ahead. by Robert J. Burrowes ( February 28, 2017, Victoria, Sri Lanka Guardian) It is already clearly apparent, as many predicted, that Donald Trump’s election as president of the United States would signal the start of … Continue reading Resisting Donald Trump’s Violence Strategically

Nonviolent Action: Why and How it Works

A key reason why Mohandas K. Gandhi was that rarest of combinations – a master nonviolent strategist and a master nonviolent tactician – was because he understood the psychology of nonviolence and how to make it have political impact by Robert J. Burrowes ( January 25, 2017, Daylesford -Victoria, Sri Lanka Guardian) Nonviolent action is extremely powerful. Unfortunately, however, activists do not always understand why … Continue reading Nonviolent Action: Why and How it Works

Life on Earth is Dying

You and I are on the brink of driving to extinction some of the most iconic species alive today. by Robert J. Burrowes ( December 7, 2016,Daylesford -Victoria, Sri Lanka Guardian)  On the day that you read this article, 200 species of life on Earth (plants, birds, animals, fish, amphibians, insects, reptiles) will cease to exist. Tomorrow, another 200 species will vanish forever. The human onslaught … Continue reading Life on Earth is Dying