Daily Archives: July 17, 2016

Nonviolent History: South Africa’s Port Elizabeth Boycott Begins July 15, 1985


“On July 15, 1985, South Africans in the Port Elizabeth Township began a boycott of white-owned businesses to undermine the legitimacy of apartheid. A group of women suggested the idea of the consumer boycott, which was met with a 100 percent compliance rate…”

Rivera Sun
Published in: Transcend Media Service, Chicago Activism, Counterpunch
Date: July 18,22,27,2016
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The Superpowers Are Violent Powers


“If asked to identify the world’s superpowers today, most people would name the United States, Russia, and China. Although many citizens of these countries maintain that this status is based on the superiority of their national way…”

Lawrence S. Wittner
Published in: Huffington Post, International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War, Counterpunch, Chicago Activism, Alternet, History News Network, Truthout, LA Progressive, Z Net, Sierra County Prospect, Grassroots Press
Date: July 17,18,19,20,21,22,27,2016
937 Words

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