Befriending Foes: Talks On Setting Aside Traditional Hostilities

Ted Talks   
August 5th, 2013

Befriending Foes: Talks On Setting Aside Traditional Hostilities

Lifesaving care should transcend any division that people have with one another. Emergency responders, like United Hatzalah, show that when it comes to rescuing a life, differences become insignificant.

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Negotiating Peace In Somalia- An Insight From Somaliland

Africa Research Institute   
May 15th, 2013

Negotiating Peace In Somalia- An Insight From Somaliland

The establishment of a new government in Somalia has given rise to optimism, but security and peace still remain everyday challenges for the country. There is still a great need for progress, and caution must be taken in moving forward.

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Kuwait’s Historic Civil Disobedience

The Cairo Review of Global Affairs   
April 26th, 2013

Kuwait’s Historic Civil Disobedience

Political action in Kuwait has diverged from historical narratives of factional violence and is now developing into convergence among demonstrators of several opposition groups working together for the same rights and goals.

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A Path To Peace In Land, Resource Disputes

CSMonitor   
April 15th, 2013

A Path To Peace In Land, Resource Disputes

A peace agreement between Japan and Taiwan to share fisheries around a group of islands claimed by both countries has set an international example of the benefits of mutual investment and cooperation for other governments to follow.

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Fighting Genocide Through Art

NAFSA   
February 21st, 2013

Fighting Genocide Through Art

The Conflict Transformation Across Cultures (CONTACT) program at Vermont’s SIT Graduate Institute works to empower and unite participants of different religious and ethnic backgrounds in order to break through prejudices and allow people to work together in ways that benefit both communities and individuals living in areas devastated by war and genocide.

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An ‘Explosion Of Human Talent’ Will Feed A Growing World Population

Christian Science Monitor   
August 1st, 2013

An ‘Explosion Of Human Talent’ Will Feed A Growing World Population

Despite the many problems that the world faces, Fared Zakaria stresses the importance of “worrying.” When society worries rationally, we have the incredible ability to find solutions.

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Violent Repression Can’t Stop Us- Anywhere In The World

WAGING NONVIOLENCE   
May 14th, 2013

Violent Repression Can’t Stop Us- Anywhere In The World

Violent repression is used to stop a social movement or protest, but more often than not, it acts as a catalyst for more unity and resistance by the people fighting to right an injustice.

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Will We Ever Reach True Equality?

WAGING NONVIOLENCE   
April 16th, 2013

Will We Ever Reach True Equality?

Social categories of rank and status discourage equality, but are part of everyday life. By realizing the strengths and weaknesses of oneself and of others, individuals can more effectively work together and cooperate.

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Rewriting The Story Of Polarized Debate: He Got Tea Party And Occupy To Talk

CSMonitor   
April 1st, 2013

Rewriting The Story Of Polarized Debate: He Got Tea Party And Occupy To Talk

By combining storytelling and civic sensibilities together by giving citizens a platform to speak, The Mantle Project works to heal polarization among political groups and allows for more cooperative and successful discussion around controversial issues.

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2030: A World Free Of Child Marriage

TheElders   
February 16th, 2013

2030: A World Free Of Child Marriage

Gro Harlem Brundtland discusses the importance of including an end to child marriage in the UN’s new development goals, stating that such an ambition would empower girls and provide them with opportunities.

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