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Peace Education

Our Call to the UN Solutions Summit

Eve Sullivan | Posted 10.01.2015 | Impact
Eve Sullivan

Because our instinct to put children first is strong, we often ignore our own needs as parents. Even the Sustainable Development Goals, several of which* relate to family, do not mention parents or parenting. When will policymakers, practitioners -- when will we all -- recognize parenting and family life education as our collective blind spot?

When a Thought of War Comes, Oppose It By a Stronger Thought of Peace: Baha'i Inspiration Amidst Disunity

Homa Sabet Tavangar | Posted 01.25.2015 | Religion
Homa Sabet Tavangar

This issue is complex, touching on interpretations of the letter of the law, a too-long history of racial injustice and violence, a widening opportunity gap and fundamentally, a lack of unity across people who are only different from each other on a superficial level.

After the Drones: Open Letter to President Obama

Suna Senman | Posted 11.25.2014 | World
Suna Senman

While you send our drones and other military might to physically arrest the "cells" like radiation and chemotherapy, invest in building healthy cells to replace these.

Education for Rwanda: After the Genocide

David Moshman | Posted 08.19.2014 | Impact
David Moshman

What Rwanda needs is education for peace and conflict resolution. Such education requires equal access for all, serious teaching of history, and respect for critical thinking and intellectual freedom, especially regarding history and identity.

Education for Rwanda

David Moshman | Posted 07.27.2014 | Education
David Moshman

Looking across the colonial and post-colonial periods, there are deep and troubling continuities. In addition to ongoing problems of differential access to education, we see divisive social processes of mandatory categorization and systematic group stigmatization.

Re-thinking Education: What Are We Teaching?

Suna Senman | Posted 04.08.2014 | Impact
Suna Senman

As innovations in science result from probing beyond the known, transformation from the fight-flight animal level power play in humanity comes from challenging status quo, and taking new approaches.

How Children's Media Can Change the World for Good

Suna Senman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Suna Senman

Media simply conveys the ideas we choose to share with our children. It has just as much power to teach kids math as it does to encourage them to eat junk food.

Equal and Opposite Lunacy

Robert Koehler | Posted 10.11.2011 | Politics
Robert Koehler

As crashing economies and austerity measures slap ever more ferociously at the lives of the vulnerable and disenfranchised, the Western world, with all its hidden poverty and institutional racism, may continue to convulse.

No Longer Number 1!

Alyn Ware | Posted 08.04.2011 | World
Alyn Ware

As a New Zealander living part-time in the United States for nearly two decades, I have until now been perplexed by the American compulsion to have to...