The interconnectedness of food security, natural resources, peace and conflict is not new to anyone familiar with fragile and conflict-affected states. The question is how to reverse this negative spiral. It is instrumental to focus on the questions of how interventions are interacting with other factors, what negative side effects may appear and how to reduce or, even better, prevent them.
Amanda Lin Costa is a journalist and documentary filmmaker. Her current film project, “The Art of Memories” is on the World Trade Center steel artifacts being used around the country and across the… Continue reading
Dr. Cynthia Boaz is assistant professor of political science at Sonoma State University, where her areas of expertise include quality of democracy, nonviolent struggle, civil resistance and political communication and media. She is… Continue reading
“Look up Hanna” Final Speech of The Great Dictator by Charlie Chaplin I’m sorry but I don’t want to be an emperor. That’s not my business. I don’t want to rule or conquer… Continue reading
Published on Truthout (http://www.truth-out.org) Thursday 13 January 2011 Mike Ferner is a former Toledo, Ohio city council member, Vietnam era veteran, author, and peace activist. He is a member of the POCLAD collective.… Continue reading
Remembering John Lennon on his 70th Birth Anniversary