About the Cover

The cover artwork is by Mary-Anne Cotter. The other drawings are by Jean Mulligan and Mary-Anne.

Printing by Reprographics, Griffith University.



1 Hike Against Hunger and Homelessness Ontario Coalition for

Nonviolent Action

2 Minjerribah Sandmining Cycle Tom Driftwood

3 May 1st Eve Party Luc Douillard

4 Pilgramage Project Gaia Foundation

5 The Long Blockade Greg Ogle

6 Speaking Truth to Power Yeshua Moser


7 Putting Power In Its Place Tom Driftwood

8 Gandhi, Marx and Nonviolence Thomas Weber

Activist Profiles

9 Louann Guanson, Moya Farell L. Finegan


10 Love at First Site Jan Oberg

11 Queations Paul Iozzi

12 Philosophy and theology Paulo Péret

13 Refreshing! Fritz Blackwell

14 Social work Flurina Derungs

15 Conscientious objection Anita McKone

16 Seminar Chandrashekhar Dharmadhikari

c Please note the changes to our phone number and email address, and our new World Wide Web address, on the back cover.

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