Conflict resolution: Here is an inspiring example of countering right-wing hatred — and two more resources

Progressives rooted in nonviolence softened the hearts of Trump supporters who invaded their campaign rally:

Nowadays our society is so polarized — and right-wingers are trying so hard to intimidate other people — that we need to share the positive examples of conflict resolution that have been occurring.  HERE IS A GREAT EXAMPLE of how a progressive Democratic campaign rally softened the hearts of Trump supporters who invaded it:


How to face right-wing violence while defending the election — a conversation with George Lakey:

As Americans prepare to stop a coup, concerns for safety are rising. Longtime trainer George Lakey offers lessons on overcoming fear and minimizing violence.


Here is a proven formula for protecting the vote while keeping the peace

To prevent a stolen election we must win decisively at the polls and use disciplined nonviolent mass action to defend the legitimate results.  Maria Stephan wrote this.  She and Erica Chenoweth co-authored Why Civil Resistance Works, a book that PROVES that efforts that are entirely nonviolent are more likely to succeed against oppressive forces than efforts that include some violence.  See this:









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Since the late 1960s Glen Anderson has devoted his life to working as a volunteer for peace, nonviolence, social justice, and progressive political issues. He has worked through many existing organizations and started several. Over the years he has worked especially for such wide-ranging goals as making peace with Vietnam, eliminating nuclear weapons, converting from a military economy to a peacetime economy, abolishing the death penalty, promoting nonviolence at all levels throughout society, and helping people organize and strategize for grassroots movements to solve many kinds of problems. He writes, speaks, and conducts training workshops on a wide variety of topics. Since 1987 he has produced and hosted a one-hour cable TV interview program on many kinds of issues. Since 2017 he has blogged at He lives in Lacey near Olympia WA. You can reach him at (360) 491-9093