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Watch for our enemies (We are they.)

Note from Kathie: Wherever possible, we attempt on this blog to provide psychological perspectives on violence and nonviolence.  Today, we share this slightly condensed Open Letter from Canadian Psychologists regarding Donald Trump’s travel ban. “We as Canadian professors of psychology and practitioners … Continue reading

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Abuse of ethical standards? Experts in support of war

By guest contributor Michael D. Knox, Ph.D. Since the end of World War II, the United States has bombed more than 25 countries. In these 68 years, no other nation has killed and injured more people living outside its borders. … Continue reading

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African models for nonviolent resolution

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Indigenous African dispute resolution mechanisms include efforts to utilize elders in resolving disputes peacefully. In Rwanda, where the Gacaca system predominated… Continue reading

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