When the Syrian refugees are going to start pouring into this country, we don’t know if they’re ISIS, we don’t know if it’s a Trojan horse….it could be the great Trojan horse of all time…”
Question 1: what can a politician gain when he makes a comment like this?
Added by Kathleen Malley-Morrison on February 7, 2016 at 7:00pm — No Comments
Moral disengagement involves a set of unconscious psychological processes allowing individuals to engage in or support or tolerate inhumane treatment of others while still thinking of themselves as good people. Common examples include using euphemistic language to make bad things sound less bad (“collateral damage”),…Continue
Added by Kathleen Malley-Morrison on February 6, 2016 at 9:46pm — No Comments
We know the cycle of violence, many of us have spent decades intervening in interpersonal, intergroup and international conflicts working to free conflicting parties from the deadly trap of conflict escalation. We know that during escalation, aggrieved parties feel justified in striking back, are more easily inclined to use coercion and higher levels of violence, support breaking off communications between/among parties and rely instead on rumor and stereotyping, and replace any known…Continue
Added by Kathleen Malley-Morrison on November 24, 2015 at 10:16pm — No Comments
Friends and Colleagues,
This is an offer of a partnership in publishing, in your language, a manuscript tentatively called in English THE VIRUS OF DEHUMANIZATION: A PSYCHOLOGICAL THEORY OF FANATICISM. It had been published in Hebrew.
This is not a regular business proposition, because I do not have the means to finance the publication or its translation from my sub-standard English to a publishable language. Rather, I direct this…Continue
Added by Olek Netzer on November 8, 2015 at 2:11pm — No Comments
On Friday, November 6th, 2015, I will be heading to Brazil for 3 months! During my time there I will be traveling and interviewing peacebuilders, mediators and changemakers throughout Brazil and beyond. I'll be profiling the work of people committed to peaceful approaches to social change and making a difference in their communities and countries. I'll be examining what they do, why, how they do it and the impacts of their work. It's a…Continue
[This article was first published in the World Section of the Huffington Post on 14 July 2015].
By Jesica L. Santos*
14 July 2015
On 22 April 2015, the Transitional Council in the…Continue
Added by Jesica L. Santos on October 22, 2015 at 10:35am — No Comments
I was born during the war and I thought, I really thought that my work for peace and gender equality was important in that it was contributing to generate conditions so that my son or his descendants would enjoy a durable peace. Most of us believed we worked for the future and…Continue
MASTERPEACE CELEBRATES PEACE DAY PAIRING TWO CITIES TOGETHER FOR JOINT CELEBRATIONS IN 35 COUNTRIES
The paired cities will connect artists addressing a main theme that is common in…Continue
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The 3rd Annual National Community College Peacebuilding Seminar will be held October 23-26, 2015 at Northern Virginia Community College in Alexandria, VA. Registration is now open and can completed …
Added by David J. Smith on April 22, 2015 at 5:25pm — No Comments
Please find attached a report that has just been produced as part of our ESRC-funded…Continue
Added by Anna Bryson on March 4, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments
by Steven Youngblood, director, Center for Global Peace Journalism
(Dead Sea, Jordan)--Was the war in Gaza last summer an “operation?” Are those who attack the innocent freedom fighters, terrorists, extremists, or Islamic fundamentalists?
These questions about the use of language by media were on center stage today at a Conflict Reporting session that I moderated here at Gather +962, a meeting of…Continue
By James M. Dorsey
An avalanche of criticism of FC Bayern Muenchen, a leading soccer brand and Germany’s most successful club, for playing a commercially driven friendly against Saudi Arabia’s FC Al Hilal amid a crackdown on dissent in the kingdom, the public flogging of a blogger and the putting on trial in a court that deals with terrorism charges of two women for violating a ban on female driving highlights the increasing risk autocratic Gulf states run in employing the sport to…Continue
Added by James M Dorsey on January 22, 2015 at 5:51am — No Comments
Dr. Samuel Mahaffy, Senior Advisor to Salaam Urban Village interviews Madut--one of the 'Lost Boys of Sudan'. Madut's journey and story teach us much about the conflict in Sudan and South Sudan. It is a story of great tragedy and also of tentative hope. Madut's account of his journey and his perspective on his homeland of South Sudan and what is needed to bring peace are woven into this…Continue
Added by Dr. Samuel Mahaffy on October 15, 2014 at 1:25am — No Comments
We are consumers of violence. We have so over-consumed violence that we hardly recognize what we are consuming anymore. It is time to step away from the poisoned buffet.
Our culture offers us as…Continue
Added by Dr. Samuel Mahaffy on October 3, 2014 at 11:17am — No Comments
The latest blog at the Institute for the Study of Conflict Transformation describes a mediation where the mediator refused to take control. You can read it here.
Added by Dan Simon, MA, J.D. on September 26, 2014 at 11:27am — No Comments
MasterPeace sets new standards for Peace efforts worldwide.
The Unifying Concert in Amsterdam, broadcast across 4 continents, features top artists from conflict areas sending the world a message of peace.
Syrian diva Assala to be given Peace Award and confirmed to perform at Ziggo Dome.
MasterPeace, the award-winning peace movement, celebrates the International Day of Peace with 55 events in…Continue
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