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My Experience at Graterford Prison: A Renewed Vision and Hope

Thirty foot high concrete walls, metal bars, tightly confining cages. Orange jump suits, grueling fights, cold glares from the men in the blue suits and caps who hold within them the power to restrict humans as if they were not humans. 2,487 more words

Alternatives To Violence Project

Building Peace #5: PeaceTech

I’m excited to have my work included in Building Peace’s latest issue on technology and peacebuilding. This is my doctoral topic and one of my main interest areas, so it’s exciting to see it become an increasingly important topic in the conflict resolution and peacebuilding sphere. 73 more words

Technology

Local Ownership in International Peacebuilding Key Theoretical and Practical Issues Edited by Sung Yong Lee, Alpaslan Özerdem

This edited volume empirically examines key theoretical and practical issues relevant to the promotion of local ownership in contemporary international peacebuilding.

This book attempts to provide comprehensive understanding of the issue of local ownership in international peacebuilding. 201 more words

Relationship key to communication and community

Daniel Siegel, Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine, co-director of the Mindful Awareness Research Center and author of Mindsight, has done extensive work with connections among… 209 more words

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Hello world!

Disclaimer: This website is for the POLI 450 civil war simulation at McGill University. Brynania is not a real place, and anything described here is entirely fictional. 173 more words

2015

To Johan Galtung: On Food, Culture, and Sex

I was recently approached on Twitter by Johan Galtung, the legendary scholar of peace studies and the creator of many ideas used by practitioners and students of peace and conflict: structural violence, negative vs. 1,360 more words

Pakistani splinter group rejoins Taliban

A militant splinter group that broke from the Pakistani Taliban last year and declared allegiance to Islamic State announced on Thursday it was rejoining the Taliban insurgency, a move that could be prompted by fears of isolation amid possible Afghan peace talks. 420 more words

Politics