Tag Archives: armed violence

A Media Frenzy on Extremism – does this help to generate more violence?

The last few weeks have been quite bad from the point of view of the avid reader of /listener to news who is also a pacifist. The question keeps coming up: what is to be done in the face of … Continue reading

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The Cost of Violence Containment

I have written before on the work of the Institute for Economics and Peace, an organisation that researches both the costs and benefits of peace for different countries and their economies. It publishes the Global Peace Index every year. It … Continue reading

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Europe is the most peaceful region, with 13 of the top 20 most peaceful countries

This is the headline in today’s Vision of Humanity e-newsletter. How wonderful. But what does it mean? Or what should it mean to us? On the face of it, I’m not surprised by this. Europe is a region that is … Continue reading

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