Lydia Kaplan
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sports diplomacy

i've been hearing about "sports diplomacy" these days, mostly surrounding north korean and south korean relations during the upcoming olympics. in fact, it has been in existence since ancient greece, and is referred to as "the olympic truce". here's a link for more information, from the olympic organization:https://www.olympic.org/olympic-truceapparently, hitler used the olympics to promote the notion that black athletes excel because they are…See More
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sports diplomacy

i've been hearing about "sports diplomacy" these days, mostly surrounding north korean and south korean relations during the upcoming olympics. in fact, it has been in existence since ancient greece, and is referred to as "the olympic truce". here's a link for more information, from the olympic organization:https://www.olympic.org/olympic-truceapparently, hitler used the olympics to promote the notion that black athletes excel because they are…See More
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celebrating diversity in a historically homogeneous community: feedback please!

Brainstorming with friends tonight, we wondered how we can bring together our diverse neighbors in a welcoming way. The demographics in this historically homogeneous community are shifting, and we are glad for that, but are concerned they might feel isolated.We have some ideas for a community event, but I am interested in hearing your thoughts and ideas as well. See More
Jan 11
Lydia Kaplan's blog post was featured

celebrating diversity in a historically homogeneous community: feedback please!

Brainstorming with friends tonight, we wondered how we can bring together our diverse neighbors in a welcoming way. The demographics in this historically homogeneous community are shifting, and we are glad for that, but are concerned they might feel isolated.We have some ideas for a community event, but I am interested in hearing your thoughts and ideas as well. See More
Jan 11
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healthcare access

Of the two, globally, which is the greater cause of healthcare being inaccessible or unaffordable: Power? Money?See More
Dec 18, 2017
Lydia Kaplan's blog post was featured

healthcare access

Of the two, globally, which is the greater cause of healthcare being inaccessible or unaffordable: Power? Money?See More
Dec 18, 2017
Lydia Kaplan commented on Lydia Kaplan's blog post on this beautiful snowy day
"Hi! Well, that "backyard" are the places where there is no hope."
Dec 18, 2017
Ezeifekwuaba. Tochukwu. Benedict commented on Lydia Kaplan's blog post on this beautiful snowy day
"where is that big backyard?.."
Dec 15, 2017
Lydia Kaplan posted a blog post

Holidays

So what do you think: businesses and schools close for only some religious or cultural holidays. Should they close for all?See More
Dec 15, 2017

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Lecturer, Professor
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Kean University
What are your interests and areas of expertise in international relations?
Communication, Culture, Diplomacy, Education, Ethics, Sustainability, Youth
Tell everyone a little about yourself and what you hope to gain from the Global Ethics Network.
I hope to connect with people who see the good in the world.

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sports diplomacy

Posted on January 23, 2018 at 1:06pm 0 Comments

i've been hearing about "sports diplomacy" these days, mostly surrounding north korean and south korean relations during the upcoming olympics. in fact, it has been in existence since ancient greece, and is referred to as "the olympic truce". here's a link for more information, from the olympic organization:…

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in the words of dr. martin luther king, jr.

Posted on January 14, 2018 at 2:28pm 0 Comments

Life's most persistent and urgent question is, 'What are you doing for others?'.

i'm sorry about what he said.....

Posted on January 14, 2018 at 2:23pm 0 Comments

.....the president of my country made an abhorrent statement the other day. please accept my apologies, on behalf of my friends and family. his words and deeds are NOT a reflection of anyone i know. our hearts are broken over his shameful comments.

celebrating diversity in a historically homogeneous community: feedback please!

Posted on January 10, 2018 at 9:07pm 0 Comments

Brainstorming with friends tonight, we wondered how we can bring together our diverse neighbors in a welcoming way. The demographics in this historically homogeneous community are shifting, and we are glad for that, but are concerned they might feel isolated.

We have some ideas for a community event, but I am interested in hearing your thoughts and ideas as well. 

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At 5:11pm on January 4, 2015, Al LeBlanc said…

Lydia: Agree,  I believe that "cyberspace" provides the universal communication medium inter-connecting "usall" consciences/common psychological needs for world peace and planet survival.  Seems to me a general "awakening" of our PersonalCyber/SocialMedia Power to "make a difference is overdue !  People will realize this is an incumbent responsibility versus Indifference and hopefully engage in #cyberpeacefare. Al

 
 
 

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Reasons for Hope: Earth Day 2018

"You can rest in despair or you can ask: "How can we harness our ingenuity and creativity and ability to cooperate in recognizing that we need to live more sustainably?" We need to be as creative about sustainability as we have been about exploitation." In that spirit here's a selection of Carnegie Council resources from the past year, in honor of Earth Day 2018.

American Engagement: Dialogue at Quail Ridge

A dialogue at Quail Ridge Country Club in Boynton Beach, Florida leads to questions about the efficacy of U.S. foreign policy, gender balance in international decision-making, and the connection between national service and involvement and interest in national affairs.

The Living Legacy of WWI: The Politics & Medicine of Treating Post-Traumatic Stress, with Tanisha Fazal

Although it has been written about for centuries, post-traumatic stress was not officially recognized as a medical condition until the 1980s. However World War I "was really a turning point in terms of acknowledging and starting to identify and treat what we call today post-traumatic stress," says Tanisha Fazal of the University of Minnesota, whose project on treating PTS will make the connection between World War I and current times.

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