Tag Archives: 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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The Courage of Antoinette Tuff

If you haven’t heard about Antoinette Tuff this maybe because her heroic actions didn’t make it very high up in the headlines in the UK. Most papers covered the story but not very prominently. What’s the story? I first read … Continue reading

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Immigration – does the government have it all wrong?

Two different stories have been in the headlines recently. I haven’t seen them connected anywhere. So I thought I would draw some lines between them and see what they have to do with each other. Immigration Cases Backlog hits half … Continue reading

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