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Drawing on a lifetime of experience in working with nonviolence, 
Scilla Elworthy answers the question that has haunted her since her teens

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Believe it or not, within its own borders the USA is on a 20-year trend towards greater peacefulness. Watch this short video from the Institute of Economics and Peace to find out more.

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Long conflict can wreck a country, leaving behind poverty and chaos. But what's the right way to help war-torn countries rebuild? Paul Collier, author of the global best-seller The Bottom Billion, offers some suggestions.

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Neuro-scientists have discovered that we're actually soft-wired to experience another's emotions as if we were experiencing them ourselves - an observation that could have profound implications in many areas. Economist, writer and political activist Jeremy
Rifkin explains more in this entertaining animation.

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So says TV scriptwriter Eddy Canfor-Dumas to explain his parallel careers – penning TV hits like The Bill and Supervolcano with one hand, while running a social enterprise dedicated to conflict resolution with the other.

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Gene Sharp is one of the world's greatest thinkers on non-violent revolution. A new award-winning documentary about his life and work, How To Start A Revolution, is now being shown around the world.

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Paddy Ashdown, senior UK Parliamentarian and former High Representative for Bosnia and Herzegovina, claims that we are living in a moment in history where power is changing in ways it never has before. In a spellbinding talk he outlines the three major global shifts he sees coming...

 

 

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