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[9 Sep 2011 | No Comment | ]
Friday Peace Links – Girls at War

Welcome to Friday Peace Links!  This will be a feature of our staff blog, “Inside Peace X Peace,” wherein we share great articles, photos, and sites we’ve found around the web this week. Enjoy, and let us know what you think!

On a post 9/11 American (and imposed on the world) culture of perpetual conflict. What I found most interesting about this was the note about the isolation of those in the army.
On the cost of overreacting to 9/11. From the NY Times.

In the spirit of Mary’s Tar Sands …

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[8 Sep 2011 | One Comment | ]
Peace Day – Peace Pays!

By Kimberly Weichel, CEO
This month we celebrate the International Day of Peace, September 21. It was established by the United Nations in 1981 to “commemorate and strengthen the ideals of Peace both within and among all nations and peoples.” This is an opportunity to reflect personally and collectively on how we live peace in our families, communities, workplaces, and in our world, and to take specific corrective steps where needed.
As the UN General Assembly meets this month to discuss peace in the Middle East, it is also an opportunity …

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[6 Sep 2011 | No Comment | ]
Welcome to <em>Inside Peace X Peace</em>, Our New Staff Blog!

Welcome to the new Peace X Peace Staff Blog, Inside Peace X Peace.  This will be a place where staff members can share their opinions and experiences. The posts found here do not represent the organization’s official positions, but rather the views of their authors alone.
We hope you enjoy the posts, and let us know what you think!  You can find Editor-In-Chief  Mary’s post here.

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[30 Aug 2011 | One Comment | ]
Alliance for Peacebuilding: Fostering Ideas, Generating Peace

Caroline Anderson
Peace X Peace Blog and Social Media Manager
Editor’s Note: Last week I had the opportunity to chat with Melanie Greenberg, who will soon take the helm at Alliance for Peacebuilding.  Below find her insights on the organization, what brought her to peace work, and the outlook for peacebuilding overall.
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“It was like a light going on, a door opening.”
This is the way Melanie Greenberg describes her first experience with conflict resolution and peacebuilding. It happened while she was in law school, where she recoiled at the adversarial atmosphere and …