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July 3, 2017 Roy Jr. & Maggie

How long you gonna stand back there, kid?

Ok, whatever. Be a creeper. Just promise not to slice off my panties before you rape me, k? 1,325 more words

Learning Points from Jody Williams's TED Talk on "A Realistic Vision for World Peace"

Is world peace actually possible? Well, Jody Williams knows what not to do, as she shares in this TED talk featuring the efforts of numerous Nobel peace prize recipients. 161 more words

TED Talk

HeroRATs – ridding the world of landmines and tuberculosis

Hauling myself out of bed at 6am to go visit a field of rats was never something high on my agenda.

This week, though, I’ve been working in Morogoro, a city about 4 hours west of Dar es Salaam. 600 more words


A land mine is defined as a weight-triggered explosive device which is intended to damage a target by means of a blast and/or fragment impact. 185 more words

Zombie Philippines

When an Email Exchange Turns Ugly

(Source: hbr.org)

Email can be a great way to communicate efficiently with coworkers. But too often colleagues use the medium to avoid, deflect, or escalate conflict. 1,109 more words

Money Matters

How passionate people drive important issues

The Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo last month is a striking example of the power of passionate people to drive issues, both large and small. 482 more words

Issue Management

The Month in Mines, November 2017

On November 30th, the US Department of Defense reversed a Bush Administration policy on the use of cluster munitions.  After using cluster munitions in Afghanistan and Iraq and seeing the impact of the weapons in Lebanon after their use by Israel, the Bush Administration, simultaneous to the negotiations on the Convention on Cluster Munitions, had decided the weapons had an inexcusable humanitarian impact due to their high failure rate and their threat to civilian populations after conflicts ended.  986 more words