COMMENTARY/OPINION: Is Osama Bin Laden’s death the quintessence of justice and victory of our fight against terror, or the route to more violence and terrorist attacks to come…?
Is justice served by the death of Osama Bin Laden? Is the death of Osama Bin Laden a victory in the fight against terror and terrorism? Is Osama Bin Laden really dead or this is just another political ploy and maneuvering, a smokescreen by the Obama administration to boast its bid for the next…Continue
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There is need for rigorous preaching of religious tolerance going by the aftermath of the Post Election riot and violence in Nigeria, and as part of our effort and work on religion and peace building, we must see to solvable or the curbing of heightened tensions and provocative acts that create communal and National divides over religion through provocative statements by individuals, organizations and suppose ‘’Enlightened’’.
Nigeria is a country blessed with multi-ethnic and diverse…Continue
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I like Oprah. She is an amazing woman, entrepreneur and her advice and insights have probably changed the lives of many people for the better. I also like international development. So when I was reading the May 2011 edition of her magazine (‘Live, love & thrive – All the way to 95!’), some of the contradictions, challenges, paradoxes and things that are good and bad about development were represented by the complexity of…Continue
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Note: This article was first published in the 2010 Report of the Center for Media Studies and Peacebuilding in Monrovia: “Strengthening Freedom to Further Democracy in Liberia: Attacks on Freedom of Expression 2010”.…Continue
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Let me give you two scenarios:
1. It's about two hours after lunch…Continue
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Latin America, first quarter 2011. Hope you like it!
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Center for Sustainable Development
Climate change is a study in injustice, as the people least responsible suffer the brunt of its impacts.
An excellent brief was released this week by CARE: Adaptation and Food Security. In this short brief, they provide a thorough synopsis of both climate change impacts and potential adaptive solutions.
Climate change impacts on food security:
It is estimated that food production will need to…
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It is the height of childish naiveté to believe in Evil with a capital ‘E’. There are indeed all manner of imaginable (and as yet unimaginable)…Continue
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Cross-posted from TechChange Blog.
On Monday May 2, 2011 Canadians will be voting in the 41st Canadian Federal Election. The election comes as the result of non-confidence vote held on March 25th, 2011 that saw the defeat of the Conservative party’s cabinet in the House of Commons on a motion declaring the Government to be…Continue
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As someone who lost my Father to terrorism, I understand the response to hold one person responsible and to be jubilant when that person is killed. But I knew I would lose some of my humanity if I followed this route. I have found that healing and transformation happens when I understand the roots of the problem and address that non violently. otherwise the cycle of violence and revenge continues.
I have always seen I have a choice…
Part II: Dynamics of Conflict Resolution
with Bernie Mayer
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Regardless of your feelings on the methods used to kill Osama Bin Laden or your opinions on their just nature, it is somewhat relieving to wake up this morning to a world with one less unscrupulous person in it willing to kill thousands of people.
What happens now? Will Al-Qaeda cease to exist? Will we…Continue
The plane I was on landed in Washington, D.C., Sunday night, and the pilot came on the intercom to tell everyone to celebrate: our government had killed Osama bin Laden. This was better than winning the Super Bowl, he said.
Set aside for a moment the morality of cheering for the killing of a human being -- which despite the pilot's prompting nobody on the plane did. In purely Realpolitik terms, killing foreign leaders whom we've previously supported has been an ongoing…Continue
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Dear friends I hope you all are doing fine. The school where I studied in my childhood they invite me as their chief guest on School day on May 14th.it made me tear when they ( principle )come to request letter me to be chief guest of the school where I study and grow.
See how Lord gave his blessings and respect to his people.
I remember when I was child and I cannot pay school fee teachers bring us in front of whole school and punish. To teach us…
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Still hope for a deal in Yemen despite Saleh's GCC snub
Last Updated: May 2, 2011
Some observers have dubbed the Gulf…Continue
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SOLIDARITY TO ALL WORKINGMEN & WOMEN!…Continue
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Syria : The Downward Spiral
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