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The Knotted Gun: A Compelling Symbol for Non-Violence

The Knotted Gun: A Compelling Symbol for Non-Violence

Violence is no longer inevitable. By shifting social dynamics, violence can be prevented.  The Swedish artist Carl Fredrik Reuterswärd created the knotted gun sculpture, Non-Violence, after the murder of his friend John Lennon in 1980. Reuterswärd hoped to promote discussion about non-violence. The Non-Violence Project, a non-profit educational NGO, adopted this image as their logo....
The Singaporean Wealth Gap

The Singaporean Wealth Gap

The Occupy Wall Street movement sounded the alarm for many around the world. The alarm rang about the failure of our current capitalist system to truly create advances in our society. The Occupy movement created a new paradigm that had not emerged in the United States since the Vietnam War protests in the 1960s and...