Articles by Bill Bhaneja

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The Afghanistan Humanitarian Imbroglio: An Affirmative Nonkilling Perspective
Prof Anoop Swarup and Dr. Bill Bhaneja | Centre for Global Nonkilling – TRANSCEND Media Service, 20 Sep 2021

30 Aug 2021 – Commemorating the 80th Birth Anniversary of Dr. Bill Bhaneja

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Nonkilling Documentaries of Sri Lankan Filmmaker Vishnu Vasu
Bill Bhaneja – TRANSCEND Media Service, 13 Sep 2021

Vishnu Vasu is an internationally acclaimed maverick filmmaker. In addition to the four docs, he has over 25 short films to his credit. His documentary Butterfly was screened at over 200 venues around the world. The United Nations distributed his Butterfly as an advocacy tool to teach non-violent filmmaking and peacebuilding globally.

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Forests and Climate Change in Canada
Dr. Bill Bhaneja | Pilgrims - TRANSCEND Media Service, 21 Dec 2020

‘Carbon sink’ is a phenomenon similar to what one may describe as nature’s breathing – the forests/trees absorb CO2 from atmosphere and release Oxygen; however, during forest fires or decay, this process is reversed. A forest then starts lowering its carbon sink capacity, emitting a large amount of stored carbon sending it billowing into the air.

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The Principle of Nonviolence: A Philosophical Path
Bill Bhaneja – TRANSCEND Media Service, 13 Jul 2020

“The mass media does not inform us of the reasons and stakes of violence, but of the violence itself. It does not arouse public opinion, but public emotion.” An erudite work with rich discussions on the relevance of nonviolence in western political thought, politics, and social psychology.

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Gandhi: The Soul Force Warrior
Bill Bhaneja – TRANSCEND Media Service, 13 Apr 2020

Gandhi: The Soul Force Warrior by Pascal Alan Nazareth with foreword by HH The Dalai Lama, New Delhi: Wisdom Tree, 2019, pp. 135 – Peace Studies scholar Johan Galtung cited in Nazareth’s book states: “Gandhi was certainly a revolutionary, much more revolutionary than the piecemeal revolutionaries of Western civilisation, starting with the bourgeois revolution, then the workers’ socialist revolution, then the feminist revolution. Gandhi was all of this and even more, including revolutionising revolution itself.”

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In the Shadow of the Bomb: Poems of Survival
Bill Bhaneja – TRANSCEND Media Service, 24 Dec 2018

This is the third book of poetry by David Krieger I am reviewing. The first, Wake Up, was a warning call; the second, Portraits: Peacemakers, Warmongers and People Between, etched the personalities of doers and their deeds; and in the latest, In the Shadow of the Bomb, Krieger confronts us with the naked reality of The Bomb. The questions he raises are: What is the value of poetry in the face of weapons of mass annihilation? Can poems awaken us to the dangers of the Nuclear Age?

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Global Nonkilling Index Launched
Bill Bhaneja | Center for Global Nonkilling – TRANSCEND Media Service, 24 Sep 2018

‘This index reflects an advanced method of indexing peace by looking at “killing” beyond traditional murder rates, to includes suicide, capital punishment, and battlefield death rates… Because a nonkilling index provides a better correlation to peace in a broader context than simple murder rates, the adoption of a nonkilling index, such as proposed in this article, will hopefully encourage the collection of more data on killing in any form every year by the World Health Organization and others’.

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Portraits: Peacemakers, Warmongers and People Between
Bill Bhaneja – TRANSCEND Media Service, 12 Feb 2018

This is the sixth collection of poems by David Krieger, an American peace leader and poet who has lived through and been impacted by the events since the Second World War. This unique collection of 70 poems is not just about well known figures but also ordinary folks, the People Between.

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Wake up! by David Krieger
Bill Bhaneja – TRANSCEND Media Service, 4 May 2015

Santa Barbara, Calif: Nuclear Age Peace Foundation Book, 2015 – How does one write a review of such a collection where each poem stands out drawing the reader into a vortex of inhumanity of man by man and at the same time wanting to make sense of existential themes like Truth, War, Peace, Nuclear Weapons, and even a section called Imperfection?

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BILL FOR A CANADIAN MINISTRY OF PEACE
Bill Bhaneja, Civilian Peace Service Canada, 6 Oct 2009

The first ever Legislative Bill for a Department of Peace in the Canadian Parliament was tabled on Sept. 30 in the Parliament as a Private Members Bill. The Bill calls for a Federal Department of Peace, headed by a Cabinet level Minister.  The proposed Department in the Bill is along the lines of a Model […]

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