Commonweal’s physical collection of books and journals is housed at the University of Bradford’s JB Priestley Library. You can become a Commonweal member, visit the Collection and borrow items for free.
We share #nonviolence resources & solutions, to inspire, inform & connect ordinary people who have had enough of violence.
2018 was our 60th anniversary!
Free online course in #HumanRights, by @AmnestyUK at @FutureLearn. Starts 13th April (open to join now).
‘This course is for everyone who wants to know, claim and defend their human rights and the rights of others.’
No prior knowledge needed.
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights Online Course
Get an introduction to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) with this online human rights course from Amnesty International.
Today marks 62 years since Gerald Holtom designed the peace symbol! We have copies of the original (original is @CommonwealUK @UniofBradford ) and we also have original badges designed by Eric Austen. Happy birthday ☮️! 🕊️
Student Central, #Bradford Uni, TUES 18th 12pm-3.15pm
Lots of peace, politics, development, social change books, all at £1 each. A must for peace and development students and great for anyone interested in the world.
’10 things you should know about socialism.’
This article clears up a few myths. It’s from the US, but its insights travel well enough.
#economics #equality #socialism #capitalism #fascism
Analysis | 10 Things You Should Know About Socialism
What do we mean when we talk about “socialism”? Here are ten things about its theory, practice, and potential that you need to know.
#empathy #peace #nonviolence #insight
‘Dreaming of a more peaceful and just world? Join us as we share ideas and inspirational case studies about collective action through nonviolent means.’
24 Feb – 5 Apr 2020, £36
Study materials, discussion forums, webinars
#nonviolence #peace #activism
Inspiring Nonviolence – 2020 Online Course – Turning the Tide
Dreaming of a more peaceful and just world? Join us as we share ideas and inspirational case studies about collective action through nonviolent means….
28th March, London: FREE
‘Capitalism is in crisis. But in the cracks, alternatives to a system based on corporate greed are growing…
‘Hear from inspiring struggles around the world & discuss how we build a world that works for everyone.’
Fascism wasn’t something uniquely foreign, it found fertile soil in England. 30,000 fascists gathered at Earl’s Court on July 16th 1939.