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Guide to Blogging for Peace and Social Change

by Craig Zelizer on July 23, 2014

This resource guide to Blogging for Social Change is designed to provide an introduction to what is a blog, to outline why PCDN individual and organizational members might want to actively undertake blogging, highlight some key success, as well highlight ethical issues and challenges that can arise that any blogger Continue →

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So lonely

by Pete on July 23, 2014

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This article is hilarious.

The lonely lot of the anti-pot crusader in the Washington Post.

McCormick says he knew of no group fighting the initiative, heard no opposition to it in his church and got no traction for his anti-weed views on his vibrant Twitter account, @blackmanhelping, where he opines on local Continue →

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Nadim Shehadi of Chatham House (left) with IWPR's Ammar al-Shahbander. (Photo: IWPR) Experts at IWPR briefing highlight dangerous implications of Islamist force’s rise in Syria and Continue →
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Nadim Shehadi of Chatham House (left) with IWPR's Ammar al-Shahbander. (Photo: IWPR) Experts at IWPR briefing highlight dangerous implications of Islamist force’s rise in Syria and Continue →
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The Sacrifice Trap

by Anne Farrell on July 23, 2014

(dissemination is authorized) : Pressenza London Posted date: 23 July 2014 In: Middle East, Peace and Disarmament, Politics

This post is also available in: Spanish

By Dr Meir Margalit, from Jerusalem

Until when will this useless strife continue?

Kenneth Boulding, English economist and philosopher, coined a concept called-”the sacrifice trap” which explains, in Continue →

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Open thread

by Pete on July 23, 2014

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John Oliver has a good extended piece on the prison system in America.

Also in comedy-news video, the Daily Show has a segment on asset forfeiture. Good to see that issue being tackled on the Daily Show, although personally I found the segment to be unbearably puerile in Continue →
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"INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR PROSPERITY, PEACE & HAPPINESS" Commemorated By Dr. Madhu Krishan & Emminent VIPS With AUGP Alumni At Bangalore, India www.augp.edu.in  and  www.augp.webs.comHis Emminence Dr. Madhu Krishan ,The Founder & Chairman Of  " ACADEMY OF UNIVERSAL GLOBAL PEACE "- AUGP  conferred degrees to Eminent VIPs  during Convocation cum  Seminar  in Bangalore, India, to Continue →
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Psalm 80: The strangled vine

by Brant Rosen on July 23, 2014

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Dr Denise Bentrovato looks at how the Rwandan genocide and it's aftermath is perceived across the border in DR Congo.

This article was originally published on Insight on Conflict. Insight on Conflict is Peace Direct's online resource for local peacebuilding and human rights in conflict areas.

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Twenty years on, the Rwandan genocide festers across the border

by Dr Denise Bentrovato on July 23, 2014

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Rwandan refugee camp in east DR Congo, 1994

Twenty years on, the memory of the 1994 genocide, pervasive across Rwanda’s thousand hills, lingers on well beyond the country’s borders. It extends into the surrounding region where it is remembered as a shocking and unforgettable event.Last April, the world commemorated the Continue →

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