Making Waves #18 Winter 2006
This issue of Making Waves focuses on how the fight against terrorism is also brining an erosion of our civil liberities. Other articles examine the process of social change.
page 1, Criminalising prostest? - How does SOCPA affect people working for nonviolent social change?
page 2, Eroding our right to protest: from the CJA (1994) to SOCPA (2005) - Review of legislation eroding citizens' rights to protest and listing of legal resources for activists
page 4, Quaker hedgehogs - Introduction of hedgehogs into the Uists islands wrecked havoc with the native bird population, which then led to a battle between the Uist Hedgehog Rescue coalition and Scottish Natural Heritage
page 5, The futility of violence - Reflection about how the use of violence prevents progress twoard a more just, peaceable and sustainable world
page 6, Clowing around - Review of the activies and practices imparted to participants in a one-day workshop given by CIRCA (the Clandestine Insurgent Rebel Clown Army)
page 7, Turning the Tide in India - Collaborating with a various human rights and peace worker colleagues from South Asia, TTT participated in a week-long series of workshops about conflict transformation, nonviolence, power and conflict
page 9, Them and us - How connecting with others we may awaken new perceptions and discover new possibilities
page 10, How change happens - Streetbeatz is a bold and innovative intervention in community cohesion
page 12, The power of love resisting the power of AWE nuclear weapons complex - Recounting of a multifaith blockade at the Atomic Weapon Establishment Aldermaston
page 13, Committee on Radioactive Managment (CoRWM) - Review of CoRWM's efforts to incorporate ethical considerations into policy-making
page 14, Understanding failure - Reflection on Thomas Merton's 'letter', Advice to a young activist
page 16, Book review - Love of Enemy: the Cross and Sword trial, by Leonard Desroches
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