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What is your profession and title?
Researcher/Writer
What is your ADR experience? (trainings and education)
I author the blog http://apeaceofconflict.com.
What, if any, ADR organizations or groups do you belong to?
Peace and Conflict Development Network http://www.internationalpeaceandconflict.org
What are you hoping to get from ADRhub.com
Networking and sharing of ideas among others working in the peace and conflict field.
Do you/your company have a website?
http://apeaceofconflict.com
What other ADR related sites do you visit?
Would love great recommendations from other members!

I have created a peace and conflict dictionary on my site, and would love any suggestions of ADR terminology that any has! Thanks! (see http://apeaceofconflict.com/collaborative-peace-and-conflict-dictio...)

Rebecca Sargent's Blog

Thoughts on violent revolution, anarchism and social change…

Posted on July 9, 2012 at 8:04pm 2 Comments

I haven’t posted in a while, so I thought it was time for a good old fashioned rant... J

Though I have a lot of friends who consider themselves anarchists, it’s a philosophy that I’ve never fully been able to agree with in any real sense. I often find myself in great debates over the practicality or some underlying, glaring contradictions that I can’t seem to wrap my head around. It’s not that I don’t see the problems with the way the world is currently being run, nor that I am…

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Violent encounters with random strangers…

Posted on May 7, 2012 at 10:36pm 0 Comments

This morning on the way to work, I came across a situation and was left thinking of what responses were possible.

An obviously drunk man of about 30 carrying an open tall can of beer in his hand came up to a younger (maybe 16-18 year old) boy and started belligerently berating him on the subway in between stops. He threatened the boy that he would find and later kill him. That revenge is sweet. All sorts of angry banter. The boy sat quietly, looking down at his phone, earphones in,…

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A new direction

Posted on April 21, 2012 at 12:38am 0 Comments

During the last two years, I have truly enjoyed writing my This Week in Conflict reports, but alas, the time has come for me to take an extended, and perhaps permanent, break from it.

My goal for the reports was to learn more about what was going on in some of the more obscure conflicts on our planet and try to share that news in the most concise way. The real challenge I found was trying to get at the reality of the situation via news reports, to verify the content. One thing I found…

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This Week in the World in Conflict... March 12th-19th, 2012.

Posted on March 20, 2012 at 7:44pm 0 Comments

  • A new Oxford University study has found that a beta-blocker drug may possibly reduce “subconscious” racism. The drug is thought to work by clocking activation of the peripheral autonomic nervous system and in areas of the brain involved with formulating emotional responses, including fear.
  • The Transitional Justice Institute…
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