Tag Archives: Nonviolence

The Nonviolent Warrior Ethos

In 2016 a group of activists came together in the Proactive Nonviolence Cooperative. Out of the many discussions that ensued, the group created a statement of intention – the Nonviolent Warrior Ethos. What is the Nonviolent Warrior Ethos? It’s not a … Continue reading

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Ground Zero holds mock funeral for the Earth at Bangor Trident base

Over sixty people participated in Ground Zero Center for Nonviolent Action’s annual celebration of Martin Luther King Jr’s life and legacy on Saturday, January 17, 2015. The event concluded with a vigil and nonviolent direct action at Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor … Continue reading

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Opening Warrior Eyes

After participating in last month’s Pacific Life Community demos in Las Vegas, Lorin Peters spent some time in reflection and wrote the following essay from what he likes to think of as his “Gandhian” point of view. Lorin has been a long time … Continue reading

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The Butterfly and the Submarine

Editor’s Introduction: Shelley Douglass and her husband Jim Douglass were among the co-founders of Ground Zero Center for Nonviolent Action, which purchased 3.8 acres bordering Bangor’s Trident nuclear submarine base in 1977. As members of the Pacific Life Community, founded in … Continue reading

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A Chronology Nuclear Weapons Resistance

Friends, Jack Cohen-Joppa led off at this year’s Pacific Life Community Faith & Resitance Retreat with history and current state of resistance to nuclear weapons and war-making.  The Cohen-Joppas (Jack and Felice) have a pretty darn good handle on such … Continue reading

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A Nonviolent Future without Nuclear Weapons? – Saturday at PLC 2013

Dear Friends, As we get closer to the Pacific Life Community 2013 Faith & Resistance Retreat, plans for the Saturday evening public event at University of Puget Sound are really coming together.  The theme – “ A Nonviolent Future without … Continue reading

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