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This blog is written by scholars and activists committed to positive social change, and to the transformation of violence towards ends that are more just, dignified and humane. Contributions are welcome, as in the joining of intellectual and vocational forces, we have greater power to realise the changes the world most needs.

Transforming Violence by Manuel León

Transforming Violence by Manuel León

Photo credit: Fundación Santa Teresa, Proyecto Alcatraz Manuel León is a Venezuelan Economist and an MA candidate in Development Studies at the Graduate Institute, specializing in Power, Conflict and Development. His research interests are violent non-state actors,...

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In the looking glass

In the looking glass

“If only it were all so simple! If only there were evil people somewhere insidiously committing evil deeds, and it were necessary only to separate them from the rest of us and destroy them. But the line dividing good and evil cuts through the heart of every human...

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Belonging to each other

Belonging to each other

Photo courtesy Miriam Nabarro, London ‘We belong to each other’: these old words of wisdom remind us to care for and to hold sacred all that unites us, all that binds us together. Acknowledgement of our intimate and inescapable human connection—long forgotten,...

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The Myth of International Protection

War and Survival in Congo