Pamela Gregg volunteers for the Dayton Mediation Center. In this blog entry, she describes why she finds it so inspiring. You can read it here.
While pandemic and conflict each garner world headlines, the potential link between the two is far less covered. We have not yet seen pandemic fueling conflict, and vice versa, but clear causal mechanisms exist in the right conditions. The spectre of ebola -- or a more contagious -- disease fueling Continue →
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In 2002, the World Health Organization publish the « World report on violence and health ». This report on violence and health was the first comprehensive review of the problem of violence on a global scale. The report estimated that in the 20th century 191 million people lost their lives directly Continue →
It has been a month since the disappearance of 43 ‘normalistas’, students that train to become teachers from Raúl Isidro Burgos Rural Teacher Training College in the town of Ayotzinapa, Guerrero state, some 300km south of Mexico City.
It happened in Continue →
The symbolism of the events taking place on Wednesday October 22 in Ottawa could not be more cruel. Shots fired below the tower called "peace," a young man gunned down, dressed in military gear but unarmed, protecting the grave of the unknown solider meant to remind us- "never again."
Yet, the reactions Continue →
By James M. Dorsey
When Ramazan Kizil established Dalkurd FF, one of Europe’s most successful immigrant soccer teams, in a remote town in northern Sweden, he dreamt of one day raising the Swedish and the Kurdish flag alongside one another in a European championship. These days, Mr. Kizil’s goals are more Continue →
On Aug. 9, when a black teenager named Michael Brown was shot and killed by a white police officer, the small city of Ferguson lost its anonymity. Ferguson became a symbol of a criminal justice system that enacts racism on a daily basis, of a political structure that sees Continue →