"Very depressing to read. I feel for the women of Afghanistan, whose human rights will continue to be trampled for the foreseeable future. There should be a special visa program for them. Maybe when all Afghan women have fled the country,…"
"I read "Thieves of State" a few months ago and Sarah Chayes' first book, "The Punishment of Virtue" back in 2005 or 6. She writes from deep experience with great insight, clarity, and fearlessness. After reading each book,…"
Your question is very broad. It would help to have some definitions. What do you consider "peace education" to be? And who are the "elites"? I teach mindfulness and yoga in low-income schools in San Diego County…"
"Interesting proposal in theory. I wonder if it satisfies the need of each side for an independent state that represents its people. I just don't see Israeli settlers or islamic extremists accepting this combined state."
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I currently work for several local organizations that run programs for children dedicated to reducing violence and building the skills that help kids to make better choices. I volunteer as an "editorial midwife" for Voices of our Future, part of an international online community at Pulsewire.com. I am an active member of the Democratic Party.
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Mexico, Kenya, Western Europe, US
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Yoga, restorative justice, conflict resolution
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Thank-you for your encouraging and thoughtful comments on my blog. I am going to spend some time following the leads and links you suggested too. Americans for Department of Peace sounds fantastic! On the small Island(s) of Britain we still very much have central to our identity, our place within the world wars; the loss and the strength and the horror. I have long-since wanted other stories / realities more interwoven by such things as a Peace-keeper memorial to revival our many war memorials. I'm going to look more at Peace Alliance. Many thanks and bright wishes, Antonia
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