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A. J. Muste

Overview page. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution — Military History.

(1885–1967), minister, labor organizer, antiwar activist.

Born in the Netherlands, Muste studied at theological seminaries in the United States and became a minister in the Dutch...

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Bayard Rustin

Overview page. Subjects: United States History.

(b. 17 March 1912; d. 24 August 1987),

civil rights organizer. Born in West Chester, Pennsylvania, to Florence Rustin and Archie Hopkins, Bayard Taylor Rustin was one of the most...

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draft resistance and evasion

Overview page. Subjects: Military History — Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution.

Civil disobedience directed at government authorities responsible for administering a system of compulsory military service (draft resistance) and the measures taken to avoid draft...

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Nonviolence

Overview page. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution.

Non‐violence seeks to oppose the use of state violence by means such as peaceful demonstrations, sit‐ins, civil disobedience, and so forth. It is a political strategy of opposition best...

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Nuclear Protest Movements

Overview page. Subjects: Military History.

Protest against nuclear weapons began even before they were built. In 1913, the British writer H. G. Wells wrote a startling novel, The World Set Free, which depicted a war ...

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