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[1 Jun 2012 | No Comment | ]
Peace Links: The All Arab & Muslim Edition

Hi all!  Here’s to a totally Connection Point edition of Peace Links.  Inspired to start your own discussion? Apply to be a CP Dialogues facilitator.

Why are Arab women underrepresented in science and technology fields?
Interesting article about the changing face of Muslim American readership.
Is Syria headed towards civil war?  From Haaretz.

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[25 May 2012 | No Comment | ]
Peace Links: When Twitter Goes Out

There’s so much happening this week I hardly know where to begin – lucky for you, that means that there are lots of great articles to share! My favorites are below.

First up, what happens when Twitter goes out in Pakistan.
Wonder why a strong Violence against Women Act matters?  Check in on the situation in Native American communities. (And don’t forget to sign our petition!)
And finally… how redistricting in the United States disadvantages women politicians.

 

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[18 May 2012 | No Comment | ]
Peace Links: Long form journalism for your weekend

Hi all!  I’m sending you off to the weekend with a handful of pieces on feminism and peacebuilding that will make you think. I hope you enjoy!

I loved this article in Sunday’s Washington Post on “cool” feminism born out of the “war on women.”
Check out this New Republic profile of the Palestinian prime minister.
As we think about the American presence in Afghanistan, try reading this account of traveling with U.S. troops.
And finally…. How can tech companies innovate with no women at the table?

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[11 May 2012 | No Comment | ]
Peace Links: And we’re back!

Hi all – sorry for the silence last week. I was at an awesome New Media Bootcamp put on by the New Organizing Institute. But I’m jazzed to be back and to present you with these awesome peace links. Enjoy!

Because the debate isn’t over on Mona Eltahawy’s article “Why they hate us” in Foreign Policy: here’s a response from Search for Common Ground.
Last week one of our favorite blogs, Gender Across Borders, announced that they would be going dark.  If you haven’t read them before, be sure to check out …