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Diane Perlman

Entries by Diane Perlman

Universal Environmental Rights

(1) Comments | Posted December 7, 2009 | 10:23 AM

Next week, on December 10, 2009
In Honor of the 2009 UN Copenhagen Conference on Climate Change
© Diane Perlman, PhD

As thousands from around the world gather this week in Copenhagen for the UN 2009 Climate Change Conference, we also mark the...

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Whatever it Takes

(2) Comments | Posted January 19, 2009 | 3:33 PM

Open Letter to President Obama from Conflict Analysis Professionals for Enduring Security

Dear President Obama,

Congratulations on your election. We look forward to working with you to heal our country in every way we can.

We are interdisciplinary conflict analysis professionals including psychologists and other social scientists devoted...

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Political Hysteria: Call for Immediate Pre-Election Calming

(3) Comments | Posted October 28, 2008 | 5:30 PM

Political Hysteria: Call for Immediate Pre-Election Calming


Tension is mounting with negative ads and evidence of voter suppression, machine tampering and other dirty tricks. Hate and fear mongering is reminiscent of the McCarthy era. People are being manipulated by deceptive robocalls, talk shows, ads, posters, and gimmicks. Snide,...

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Pressuring Iran: Self Fulfilling Paranoia and the Law of Opposites

(30) Comments | Posted September 25, 2008 | 12:33 PM

There is a renewed surge of energy and sense of urgency aimed at preventing Iran from going nuclear.

A new organization, United Against a Nuclear Iran is a 501 C3 charity styled after the Save Darfur coalition. Directed by Mark Wallace, a Republican lawyer, UANI is organizing diverse, bipartisan groups...

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Open Letter to Pastor Rick Warren on Evil

(11) Comments | Posted September 16, 2008 | 12:09 PM

Dear Pastor Warren,

I am reaching out to you to open a new line of communication about evil, as tensions are escalating in various conflicts. I am grateful for the good you are doing and admire your commitment to civility and global issues. Your recognition of the science...

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NIE: PIE in Our Face

(3) Comments | Posted August 1, 2007 | 2:47 PM

Why were Americans so surprised by the National Intelligence Estimate? Despite six years of fighting in Iraq and the global war on terror, our 16 intelligence agencies agree that there is an expansion of extremist Islamic movements, a rise in terrorist threats, that al-Qaida has evolved, reorganized and could attack...

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Is "Pro Israel" an Oxymoron? Seduction into a Catastrophic War

(27) Comments | Posted March 19, 2007 | 10:10 PM

What if, by attempting to prevent a second Holocaust, Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert--in collusion with AIPAC, the powerful American Israel Public Affairs Committee known as "America's Israel Lobby"-- encourages the Bush administration to launch a catastrophic war against Iran? And how is it that many well-meaning, mostly war-opposing American...

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