All Blog Posts Tagged 'solution' (16)

Analysis: Resolving The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Israeli-Palestinian conflict maps by Ari Rusila The Israeli-Palestinian peace process – or lack of that – is now at the  crossroads.  To start or not direct  negotiations, between Israel…


Added by Ari Rusila on November 17, 2015 at 10:34pm — No Comments

Obama Calls for “Opportunity for All”: 8 Policies to Make It Happen


Sarah van Gelder

As expected, President Obama made economic opportunity a centerpiece of his State of the Union message on Tuesday. He even took a small step forward by announcing a $10.10 minimum wage for employees of federal contractors.

This is a move in the right direction, albeit a small one. For years, the budget deficit—not the well-being of working Americans—has dominated political discussion.

But bolder solutions are called…


Added by Dowser on February 8, 2014 at 3:23pm — No Comments

The Rise of the Social Entrepreneur


David Bornstein

Recently, I wrote a column suggesting that, in the field of social change, we’re getting smarter. I went so far as to say that we may even be going through a new Enlightenment. I mentioned three ways we’re improving — employing new understandings about human behavior to get better results, using evidence more regularly to assess and…


Added by Dowser on January 28, 2014 at 12:43pm — No Comments

From Silos to Solution Ecosystems


William D. Eggers & Paul Macmillan

A couple of weeks ago, pianist Jonathan Biss was set to teach an online course on Beethoven’s Sonatas.  A whopping 32,000 people signed up for the course when it went live, leaving Biss—who expected a mere 1000—astonished.  Aptly named, Massive Open Online Courses or MOOCs, are just one of the many forces redefining education as we know it.

Whether it’s taking a refresher on linear algebra through Khan…


Added by Dowser on October 10, 2013 at 5:27am — No Comments

Will Obama Reset The Middle East Peace Process?

Coalition negotiations about 33. government of Israel came to an end after six weeks on Freb. 15Th 2013 when the election winners Yesh Atid and Bayit Yehudi both signed coalition agreements with ruling Likud Beytenu. The swearing-in of…


Added by Ari Rusila on March 19, 2013 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Israeli Elections 2013 As Jump Start For Peace Process?

Elections 2013 Israeli PM Netanyahu decided elections to be held in 22nd January 2013, in advance of the November 2013 deadline. The immediate cause for early elections might be his troubles to agree budget cuts with his coalition colleagues.

The key issue in Israeli politics during last…


Added by Ari Rusila on January 20, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments

A Jordanian-Palestinian Confederation Is On The Move

Article first published as A Jordanian-Palestinian Confederation Is On The…


Added by Ari Rusila on January 1, 2013 at 9:18pm — No Comments

Palestinians Put Jordanian Option on the Table

Article (short version) first published as Palestinians Put Jordanian Option on the Table…


Added by Ari Rusila on November 5, 2012 at 3:40am — No Comments

Israeli-Palestinian Conflict - Negotiation Slot for a Month

While Palestinians try to unite (Hamas-Fatah deal) and promote their case in UN (recognition of independence) and on the ground (flopped air-flotilla and failed Flotilla II on July) and while so-called Middle East…


Added by Ari Rusila on August 2, 2011 at 9:19am — 1 Comment

The Third Intifada – To Fade or Escalate

An upraising sweeping through the Middle East has acquired a new dimension with the eruption of the Palestinian masses along Israel's borders last weekend. Palestinian groups on Facebook have been calling months for violent uprisings against the citizens of Israel, openly planning a Third Intifada on May 15th,…


Added by Ari Rusila on May 18, 2011 at 4:28pm — No Comments

Fatah-Hamas Deal: Three Scenarios

The Day of Judgment will not come about until Moslems fight Jews and kill them. Then, the Jews will hide behind rocks and trees, and the rocks and trees will cry out: 'O Moslem, there is a Jew hiding behind me, come and…


Added by Ari Rusila on May 4, 2011 at 1:39am — No Comments

Time-Out for Israeli-Palestinian talks

A lot of optimism related to the Israeli-Palestinian talks begins to wane. Before last elections USA tried corrupt Israel with offer, which content has different versions, for freezing settlement construction in West Bank and Jerusalem in return. The offer did not succeed thus, the U.S., Israel, Egypt and Saudi Arabia have quietly agreed about time-out and talks will… Continue

Added by Ari Rusila on December 1, 2010 at 2:44pm — No Comments

“Faith and Development” 2010-2011 SEVEN-CIFA Essay Competition

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Added by seven fund on May 21, 2010 at 1:15am — No Comments

Will (East) Jerusalem be the End of Two-State Illusion?

If the Arabs put down their weapons today, there would be no more violence. If the Jews put down their weapons today, there would be no more Israel. (In an email from the Baltimore Zionist Division)…


Added by Ari Rusila on April 1, 2010 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Back to the [Palestinian] Future: A View from 2019

My latest in Haaretz. The article is a futuristic speech by a futuristic Palestinian leader. And no, I am not advocating a one-state solution (not yet). The piece is simply a creative effort to remind people that the window of opportunity for the two-state solution is rapidly closing. If you like what you read please spread it around.

Added by Roi Ben-Yehuda on August 22, 2009 at 4:46am — No Comments

Global Maps of Renewable Energy Potential & Cross-Border Electric Grids act as Peace Highways

Ask a simple question — where are all the renewable energy resource maps of the world? Thus began an in-depth research project for Kerstin Damerau, our geography intern from Germany. If we are going to deal with climate change, it's critical to know where your renewable energy is located.

We are proud to announce that GENI now has the largest collection of Renewable Energy Resource Maps ( the web. These… Continue

Added by Peter Meisen on May 22, 2009 at 5:41pm — No Comments

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