Tag Archives: satyagraha
Richard Attenborough at Kingsley Hall 1996

Thanksgiving Service for Lord Attenborough – A Personal View by John Rowley 22nd March 2015

Poppy, Judith and I arrived in The Abbey Forecourt at 11am. It was already seething with people laughing and smiling and a long queue snaking through security. William Rhind was there and took our spare ticket for Mark Hoda. Martin Polden was already in the queue and Diana Schumacher had taken her seat right in the front row […]

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Mahatma Gandhi

Inspired by Gandhi 2015 – An International Writing Competition

An International Writing Competition organised by Sampad – South Asian Arts Development “Be the change that you wish to see in the world” ~ Mahatma Gandhi ~ Mahatma Gandhi is a towering figure in history whose philosophy of non-violence, passion for equality and independence and socio-political intelligence continues to be an inspiration for many leaders. […]

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Gandhi: An Inspiration for All

Gandhi: An Inspiration for All by Krystalia Keramida It is undeniable that Gandhi is one of the world’s greatest political and spiritual leaders. In India he is honoured as the father of the nation. He inspired his compatriots to fight for peace, freedom and democracy. He upheld the importance of human rights and non-discrimination. This is […]

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Gandhi in the Boer War

Was this Gandhi’s worst decision? By George Paxton

2014 has been chosen by the British Government to commemorate the start of the Great War. The idea strikes me as very odd, unless its aim is to encourage a determined effort to avoid war in the future. But there is little sign of that in the everyday business of government. However the commemoration does give opponents of war […]

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When Chaplin Met Gandhi educational workshop at Mulberry Youth Conference

Mulberry School for Girls invited Jim Kenworth to run a When Chaplin Met Gandhi drama workshop at their prestigious Mulberry Youth Conference recently. Over a decade ago, a group of students concerned about growing tensions around the world and in Britain following September 11th, launched our Youth Conference. The conference has gained a reputation for […]

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A World of Limited Resources – The Gandhi Foundation Summer Gathering 2013 by Natasha Lewis

The Abbey, in the little village of Sutton Courtenay, Oxfordshire, was again the setting for this year’s Gathering, a week of attempting to live in the style of one of Gandhi’s ashrams whilst allowing a space for discussion into applying his principles to issues faced in the modern world. The building itself is a perfect facilitator for this event, […]

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Book Review – What Gandhi Says about Nonviolence, Resistance and Courage by Norman Finkelstein

What Gandhi Says about Nonviolence, Resistance and Courage Norman G Finkelstein OR Books: New York and London 2012 pp100 $10/£6 Reviewed by Antony Copley Thinking through how a nonviolent protest might free the West Bank from Israeli occupation led the author to take a close look at Gandhi’s own writings to see just what he did say […]

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