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Work on current problems, as well as transforming later problems, with a stronger, more open view

Mediation is a unique process because it allows the parties to transform themselves by defining problems and goals in their own terms.

If the goal for the transformative mediator is to help the parties to improve their communication and their decision-making (Ardagh, A; 1999, p.2) and to foster the parties’ … 166 more words

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Muir Woods 5/29/17

Left San Francisco over the Golden Gate Bridge:

We drive through the rainbow-painted Robin Williams Tunnel:

on the way to Muir Woods National Monument. Muir Woods has been protecting old growth coastal redwoods since 1908. 194 more words

I told you so!

AMERICAN SOCIALISTS* are fond of saying President Trump lost the popular vote. They then conclude his presidency is bogus even though the popular vote does not determine who is elected. 284 more words

Libertarian View

An Epilogue for America: How Canada went from "here to help" to "here to lead"

By Danielle M. Cameron & Richard Forbes.
Featured Image via Evan Vucci.

“We are the leaders of the free and democratic world and this does not seem to be an excellent example of democracy we are setting.” – Eleanor Roosevelt, 1956. 5,062 more words


Trump says he's done more for country than FDR

(Political Satire) (WASHINGTON, June 12, 2017) After a week in which he was called a liar by former FBI Director James Comey,  had his travel ban refused by the 9th Circuit Court, and saw another dive in his approval ratings, President Trump lashed back. 150 more words


Among Other Things; Socialism

There’s an official report of most of the things that brought me to this point under the “About” tab, and I would love it if you would read that, but it’s also kind of stuffy. 359 more words


Not only to finding solutions to problems but helping people change themselves for the better

Closing the mediation and determining the course of action for the parties is important to ensure lasting effect. If as Bush and Folger suggest that the mediations role is not only to find solutions to people’s problems but to change people themselves for the better, then some transformation in the parties or their relationship may be an appropriate outcome. 241 more words

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