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#Cyberpeacefare #FDR

Posted by Al LeBlanc on May 25, 2016 at 3:53pm 2 Comments

"The constant free flow of communications among us - enabling the free interchange of ideas - forms the very bloodstream of our nation.  It keeps the mind and body of our democracy eternally viral, eternally young. "

Franklin Delano Roosevelt 

(FDR was a great communicator in the days of Radio (e.g, fireside chats in the AM radio band).  I can imagine him  broadcasting his ideas, nowadays, in cyberspace/social media ?  CyberPeaceGadfly)

Obama at Hiroshima

Posted by Carnegie Council on May 25, 2016 at 10:05am 1 Comment

The U.S. president's visit to the atomic bombing memorial caps his foreign policy agenda.

Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park. CREDIT: U.S. Department of State

This article was written by Joel Rosenthal and it was first posted in the on May 15, 2016. It is reposted here with kind permission.

President Obama's impending visit to the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park completes a process long in the works and fundamental to his foreign policy agenda. Close observers noticed…


Environmental Inequality: Where Does London Rubbish Go After Collection?

Posted by Christabel Benoit on May 25, 2016 at 7:30am 1 Comment

In the last decade, the city of London has given a lot of volume to the topic of recycling and environmental responsibility. Rubbish regulations between London councils and residents have increased, recycling rates have grown and the new COP 21 agreement has reached a very optimistic target for the UK's waste management program.

That's a pretty picture, but where does all the rubbish go for clearance and recycling? Statistics show – in low-income areas with high poverty rates.

The fact that landfills and recycling centres are placed in outer, underprivileged areas is definitely not news. After all, nobody wants to have steaming piles of rubbish coming in and out of the city centre, nor in a nice neighbourhood.

In the 19th century, London's 'dunghills' always flourished in the poorest parts of the…


Ourania S. Yancopoulos' Presentation on Gender Equality at UN Wins Council's Student Research Conference

Posted by Carnegie Council on May 17, 2016 at 11:30am 0 Comments

Ourania Sophia Yancopoulos. CREDIT: Amanda Ghanooni

Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs is pleased to announce that Ms. Ourania S. Yancopoulos' presentation on gender equality in the UN leadership was selected as the winner of the Council's second annual Student Research Conference.

"We launched this event for the first time last year, and, since then, the interest in participating has quintupled!" said Carnegie Council Senior Fellow Devin Stewart, who organized the conference. "A half dozen universities were represented this year, and the quality of each presentation was extraordinary. We heard insights from research on a variety of topics, including robotic…


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Invitation - Summer school on Health Law and Ethics (30 June – 8 July 2016)

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Global Media in Days of Information Warfare -An interview of Prof Steven Beebe by Ratnesh Dwivedi

Started by Ratnesh Dwivedi. Last reply by Al LeBlanc Jan 10. 1 Reply

In the days of mediatization when it is mostly media which sets agenda and information war fare decides public perception ,it is very important for common news consumers to understand how good or bad is information warfare in corporate media. And…Continue









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