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Urban guerrilla

Carlos Marighella was a Brazilian revolutionary. While going underground, he wrote a number of articles, booklets and books that became his most famous contribution to guerrilla literature. 

Information. Joao Carlos Marighella (5 December 1911 – 4 November 1969) was a famous Brazilian social and political activist, leader of the Brazilian Communist Party (BCP), leader and founder of the National Liberation Action (Ação Libertadora...

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Strong wind tore off his hat and carried to the river. The man tried to run after it, but slipped and ugly stretched out on the damp grass in his expensive gray coat. His business case was thrown to the side and open. Several sheets of paper fell on the grass and were ready to go after the hat, but Ivan Pavlovich, like a wounded lion,...

Ukraine and its children: psychologist’s opinion

Psychologist Andrey Chistyakov commented on a survey carried out by the International League of Peace. Watch a new video of the Organization and get the following questions answered:  should we explain children what is war; Ukraine’s future generation: what is it like; what sort of people our children become; should we teach children to be good negotiators.

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Future is children’s talents

We are convinced that the best way to resist wars and conflicts is to invest in children, in their education and development of their potential and talents. Only those children who have freedom of creation and expression grow peace-loving, thoughtful and honest people. Creating something with their own hands, children learn to appreciate their own labour and labour of other people. Support of young talents and...

War or peace: what do people need?

If you ask a man to choose war or peace, he will say peace, but in fact he will choose war. People are ready to kill others for such insignificant reasons that it becomes increasingly difficult to call humankind reasonable. The thirst for violence, that nature gave us as the predators, is fuelled daily by different channels of information accessible to humans.

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How to explain what is war to a child?

Children and war are not words that usually go together. In time of war children are especiallysensitive and defenceless.

International League of Peace asked citizens of Vyshneve (Kyiv Region) how to explain a child what is war and what happens during wartime. Responders also shared their thoughts on war games that children play, in particular, computer games and mock battles.

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Ordinary Mother Teresa

Someone is perfect in speeches, in giving lush promises, putting on a solemn face and knows all about successful advertising. She had little time for marketing and interviews, they say she got up at 3:30 am, devoted all her time to the service of "the hungry, the naked, the homeless, the crippled, the blind, the lepers, all those people who feel unwanted, unloved, uncared for throughout society, people...

How can we cultivate culture of peace?

Citizens of Kyiv shared their thoughts on what is necessary to teach new generations to be more tolerant and peace-loving; how to cultivate an ability to interact and find common ground and compromise.

International League of Peace asked passers-by how to explain young Ukrainians what is peace and peacefulness. 

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Have cyber wars already started?

Before talking about cyber wars, let me give my definition of conventional war. It is a use of armed forces of two or more states for defensive purposes (repelling foreign invasion) or aggression (attack for occupation of another state’s territory), associated with enemy’s manpower and weapon destruction (or threat of use of force).

In principle, the definition of war is widely covered in different sources, including international...

Child and Peace: hapeness, fun and joy

As part of the Peaceful Childhood project, International League of Peace requested children to think and tell through drawings how they interpret peace, happiness and welfare.

The photoreport on the event and small Ukrainians’ drawings are represented here:

http://peace-league.com/en/portfolio-view/child-draws-peace/

http://peace-league.com/en/portfolio-view/child-peace/

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