Anti-war demonstration

Anti-war demonstration

This ever-expanding list of resources is here to help you connect to teachers, books, films, and organizations studying and training in nonviolence. We would love your input, so post a comment with something you would like to see on this list. Thank you!

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Books Recommended By Love-In-Action Members
Films for Love-In-Action Screenings
Websites for Nonviolence Organizations
Great Online News, Journals, and Articles

Books Recommended By Love-In-Action Members

By the way, the Love-In-Action Network has a short, but potent required reading list. Check these out. Two of them are free downloads:

Other Great Books Recommended by Love-In-Action Members:

  • The Dandelion Insurrection by Rivera Sun
  • Strategy for a Living Revolution an essay by George Lakey (
  • The Anatomy of Peace by the Arbinger Institute
  • Nonviolent Communication: A language of life by Marshell Rosenberg
  • Peace with Every Step, the Path to Mindfulness by Thich Nhat Hahn
  • Ishmael by Daniel Green
  • The Way of the Peaceful Warrior by Dan Millman
  • The Art of War by Sun Tzu
  • Love In Action by Thich Nhat Hahn
  • Learning True Love by Chan Khong
  • No Future Without Forgiveness by Desmond Tutu
  • The Long Haul by Myles Horton
  • Reverence for Life by Albert Schweitzer
  • A Future Without War: the Strategy of a Warfare Transition by Judith Hand
  • Playbook for Progressives: 16 Qualities of the Successful Organizer by Eric Mann
  • Doing Time for Peace: Resistance, Family and Community by Rosalie Riegle
  • Is There No Other Way?: The Search for a Nonviolent Future by Michael Nagler
  • The Next American Revolution by Grace Lee Boggs
  • The Dictator’s Handbook: Why Bad Behavior is Almost Always Good Politics by Bruce Bueno de Mesquita and Alastair Smith
  • Cultivating Peace by James O’Dea
  • Just and Unjust Wars by Michael Walzer
  • Conscious Evolution by Barbara Max Hubbard,
  • Power vs Force by David R Hawkins,
  • Sacred Economics by Charles Eisenstein
  • The More Beautiful World Our Hearts Know is Possible by Charles Eisenstein
  • The 5th Sacred Thing by Starhawk
  • Active Hope: How to face the mess we’re in without going crazy by Joanna Macy and Chris Johnston
  • The Voice of Hope by Aung San Suu Kyi,
  • Finding George Orwell in Burma by Emma Larkin
  • On Civil Disobedience by Henry David Thoreau.
  • Oppose and Propose by Andrew Cornell

Films for Love-In-Action Screenings

  • Gandhi, directed by Richard Attenborough
  • The Singing Revolution (a documentary about Estonia’s nonviolent revolution)
  • How to Start a Revolution (a documentary about Gene Sharp’s work – watch trailer)
  • Occupy Love, directed by Velcrow Ripper
  • Fierce Light, directed by Velcrow Ripper
  • Scared Sacred, direction by Velcrow Ripper
  • Freedom Riders directed by Stanley Nelson Jr.
  • American Revolutionary, the evolution of Grace Lee Boggs  (trailer)

Websites for Nonviolence Organizations

Great Online News, Journals, and Articles

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