http://playingforchange.com - From the award-winning documentary, “Playing For Change: Peace Through Music”, comes the first of many “songs around the world” being released independently. Featured is a cover of the Ben E. King classic by musicians around the world adding their part to the song as it travelled the globe.
Preventing war can be a citizen activity! Read how you can participate in the growing anti-war movement.
And you can do steps one, three, and four tonight by coming to the Can We Prevent War? event at 7pm!
Can We Prevent War?: A conversation about history, policy, implementation among scholars and experts.
Is tonight from 7-9pm! This event will take place at the Dauch School of Business on the Ashland University main campus. This event is open to the public and students alike! Our speakers for the evening are:
John Mueller, Woody Hayes Chair of National Security Studies at the Mershon Center for International Security Studies, OSU
Michael Shank, Director of Foreign Policies, Friends Committee on National Legislation
Bridget Moix, Research Fellow, Genocide Prevention Program, School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, George Mason University
For more information at the event check out the ACN webpage at www.ashland.edu/acn
The Online Library of Liberty is provided in order to encourage the study of the ideal of a society of free and responsible individuals by making freely available on the internet the classic texts in the classical liberal and free market traditions., Vol. 11 of the 12 volume Fireside edition of the works of Emerson.
War by Emerson explores the idea that all of human history has been about war, but the advancement of trade and technology and coupled with the cultivation of principles that lasting peace is inevitable it is only a matter of time.
Can We Prevent War?
Don’t forget to come to the round table discussion today about the topic Can We Prevent War? The discussion will be from 3pm-4pm at the Dauch School of Business on Ashland University’s campus.
For more information go to: http://www.ashland.edu/cas/ashland-center-nonviolence
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Drones, Accountability and Authorized Use of Military Force
Blogs by Michael Shank
“Armed drones, at first blush, are a boon to America’s military toolkit, as President Obama reinforced in his counterterrorism speech [recently]. Drones, in the short run at least, could mean fewer U.S. troops deployed and fewer American lives lost.” Read entire blog here
More blogs from Michael Shank:
Come see Michael Shank talk on a panel discussing the topic Can We Prevent War? this Thursday 7pm, at the Ashland University campus in the Dauch School of Business.
War Has Almost Ceased to Exist: An Assessment
By John Mueller
“In 1911, the eminent British historian, G.P. Gooch, concluded a book by elegiacally declaring that ‘we can now look forward with something like confidence to the time when war between civilized nations will be considered as antiquated as the duel, and when peacemakers shall be called the children of God.’ And in that year’s edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica, Sir Thomas Barclay predicted, in the article on “Peace,” that ‘in no distant future, life among nations’ would be characterized by ‘law, order and peace among men.’“ Read more…
Come see John Mueller talk on a panel discussing the topic Can We Prevent War? this Thursday 7pm, at the Ashland University campus in the Dauch School of Business.
Matters of Faith: Religion, Conflict, and Conflict Resolution
By Bridget Moix (taken from “The Handbook of Conflict Resolution”)
“A brief survey of the most entrenched, deadly conflicts around the world suggests an urgent need for increased understanding of the role religion plays in human disputes. From the Middle East to Northern Ireland, Sri Lanka to Sudan, the Balkans to Nigeria, from the poor Acholi region of Northern Uganda to the financial centers of New York City and London, the destructive power of religiously motivated violence has been a stark, horrific reality for people around the world. Read more…
Come see Bridget Moix talk on a panel discussing the topic Can We Prevent War? this Thursday 7pm, at the Ashland University campus in the Dauch School of Business.