All Blog Posts Tagged 'York' (9)

New York Times: Mediation & Arbitration Are The Same

According to a recent New York Times- "the newspaper of record"- mediation and arbitration are one in the same.  I came across this information on the very popular and very informative New York Dispute Resolution Community Listserv.  The listserv as a side note has +2,000 members and is not limited to New York area people.

Here's the article title and snippet:

Mediator Halts City’s Plan to Overhaul 24…


Added by Jeff Thompson on July 3, 2012 at 8:30am — No Comments

seeded by Shaheen Sultan Dhanji - Imperial Eye on Pakistan

By Andrew Gavin Marshall




As the purported assassination of Osama bin Laden has placed the focus on Pakistan, it is vital to assess the changing role of Pakistan in broad geostrategic terms, and in particular, of the changing American strategy toward Pakistan. The recently reported assassination was a propaganda ploy aimed at targeting Pakistan. To understand this, it is necessary to…


Added by Shaheen Sultan Dhanji on June 5, 2011 at 9:35pm — No Comments

seeded by Shaheen Sultan Dhanji - The Lies and Unknowns in the Death of Bin Laden - Fidel Castro

Reflections of Fidel

The lies and unknowns in the

death of Bin Laden

(Taken from CubaDebate)



THE men who executed bin Laden did not act on their own account: they were fulfilling orders from the…


Added by Shaheen Sultan Dhanji on May 13, 2011 at 10:32pm — No Comments

Pity, Pictures and Poverty

What do you do when your personal experience of living and working with people in Africa is so different than what is portrayed in the western media or by many charitable organizations? Confronted with this, Duncan McNicholl, an Engineers Without Borders Canada worker living in Malawi, decided in early 2010 to begin exploring these perceptions of poverty. He took pictures of friends and neighbors in his community as both poor and rich, and then… Continue

Added by Jennifer Lentfer on October 24, 2010 at 10:00pm — 19 Comments

Searching for Common Ground at the Park 51 Islamic Center

The proposed Islamic cultural center in the Park51 project has been the subject of media frenzy. In an insightful article on October 8, 2010, New York Times journalists Anne Barnard and Alex Feuer trace the origins of the conflict to a blogger named Pamela Geller. Ms. Geller describes herself as a “racist-Islamophobic-anti-Muslim-bigot” in the article. Those are her words, not mine. Her diatribe started with a blog post on May 5, 2010. Somehow, her ranting caught…


Added by Doug Noll on October 22, 2010 at 8:30am — No Comments

Volunteer Your Skills For A Great Cause

Hi Everybody,

The Taproot Foundation needs business managers, copyeditors/writers, IT specialists, photographers, financial analysts, HR specialists, graphic editors, web and software developers, and project managers who can donate three hours a week to work with a nonprofit group in their area.

Their pro-bono projects include creating marketing materials - brochures, websites, annual reports, and branding; developing board… Continue

Added by GlobalFamily Day Programs on July 12, 2010 at 9:50pm — No Comments

Dispute Resolution Conference, NYC April 15-18

I posted the following at my Enjoy Mediation Blog [here] the other day for people attending the ABA (American Bar Association) Spring Conference on Dispute Resolution in New York City from April 15-18th.

For the chance anyone from here is attending, you might find this of interest:

For those attending the American Bar Association's Spring Conference in Dispute Resolution, I… Continue

Added by Jeff Thompson on April 11, 2009 at 9:30am — No Comments

NYU Protest Over

Originally posted at Enjoy Mediation on 02.20.09

For active news links, click the above link

The NYU 'Siege" is Now Over

The student takeover of the Kimmel Student Center Cafeteria has ended with:

1) no demands met

2) no negotiations

3) an injured security guard

4) 1 arrest for disorderly conduct

5) multiple suspensions… Continue

Added by Jeff Thompson on February 20, 2009 at 6:51pm — No Comments

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