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Transformative Dialogue Highly-Effective in Ethno-Political Conflicts

In this post yesterday on his blog, Dan Simon draws from a White Paper by Erik Cleven published by the Institute for the Study of Conflict Transformation to review the three basic reasons transformative practice is highly-effective when applied to … Continue reading

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Canadian General Election, May 2, 2011

Peter Russell is one of those people whose pronouncements and advice command respect. His expertise if the Canadian Constitution.  If you’re Canadian, you owe it to yourself to spend three minutes watching the video below and listening to his views … Continue reading

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The State of Mediator Impartiality

tricycle, the Buddhist Review,  introduced a new feature, “Dear Abbey Dharma”, in its Spring 2010 issue to offer advice to readers’ toughest Dhamma questions.  The column is authored by Sylvia Boorstein, a  psychotherapist and founding teacher of Spirit Rock Meditation … Continue reading

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President Obama on the Birthday of Aung San Suu Kyi

I wish to convey my best wishes to Aung San Suu Kyi, the world’s only imprisoned Nobel Peace Laureate, on the occasion of her 65th birthday on June 19.  Her determination, courage, and personal sacrifice in working for human rights … Continue reading

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Aung San Suu Kyi Turns 65 June 18th

As Myanmar prepares for its upcoming elections, a sense of concern and tension is in the air. Many fear that there will once again be political unrest, resulting in widespread arrests from election-related crackdowns. Moreover, contributing to the anxiety is … Continue reading

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