About the Cover

The cover artwork is by Veronika Spendier. The other original drawings are

by Veronika and Stephen Francis.

Printing by Reprographics, Griffith University.



48.1 Phone Link Up Report

Personal Change

48.2 The Phases of My Nonviolent Activism Robert J Burrowes

48.3 The Political Objective and Strategic Goal of Nonviolent Actions

Robert J Burrowes


48.4 Sexual Harassment and Nonviolent Action Brian Martin


48.5 The P Word (yes! I mean Patriarchy!) Mary Heath

48.6 Human Liberation vs Patriarchy Bryan Law

48.7 Identity Politics Bill Moyer

48.8 Principles and Party Lines Kevin Thommason


Thank You

To the people who edit and put together NvT, thank you! It's a great mag, and

I love that we have an Australia-wide nonviolence magazine/journal. Thanks

for keeping on doing it.

Love, Karen Rosauer


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Editorial Collective

We hope Nonviolence Today will promote nonviolence in a broad sense. It is

strictly nonprofit and all editors donate their time and use of personal

resources. The editors for this issue were Jan, Janelle and David. We hope

you will continue to support our efforts to promote the understanding and

practice of nonviolence.

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Azione Nonviolenta

(Nonviolent Action) is the approximately 64-page monthly magazine of the

Italian Movimento Nonviolento, the Italian branch of War Resisters

International. Each issue contains news and articles on nonviolent campaigns

(such as war tax resistance and conscientious objection to military service)

and civilian-based defence. It is published by Movimento Nonviolento, Via

Spagna 8, I 37123 Verona, Italy. An annual subscription (twelve issues) costs

L. 28000 (about $US18).