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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."

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Brent Jenks, from "Hope for Asian Fisheries" podcast (see below)

In that spirit here's a selection of Carnegie Council resources from the past year, in honor of Earth Day, April…

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Added by Carnegie Council on April 20, 2018 at 10:52am — No Comments

#Cyberpeacefare #Peace #Theodore Roosevelt

"Peace is normally a great good, and normally it coincides with righteousness, but it is righteousness and not peace which should bind the conscience of a nation as it should bind the conscience of an individual; and neither a nation nor an individual can surrender conscience to another's keeping."  Theodore Roosevelt

Added by Al LeBlanc on April 18, 2018 at 3:56pm — No Comments

Andrew Carnegie's Legacy, 100 Years Later and into the Next Century

As the centennial of the death of Andrew Carnegie approaches in 2019, the institutions he founded are organizing a series of programs to celebrate Carnegie's legacy and address the national and international challenges ahead. Carnegie institutions in New York, Washington, Pittsburgh, California, and Europe will sponsor events…

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Added by Carnegie Council on April 12, 2018 at 11:56am — No Comments

#Cyberpeacefare #Misunderstandings #Louis D. Brandeis

"Nine-tenths of the serious controversies which arise in life result from misunderstandings; result from one man not knowing the facts which to the other man seem important, or otherwise failing to appreciate his point of view."

Louis D. Brandeis

Added by Al LeBlanc on April 7, 2018 at 5:30pm — No Comments

The Story of an Intern (Part-2)

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Ratnesh Dwivedi

 

 

Lucknow and…

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India's New Education Policy:Will it Overhaul 10+2 Education

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Ratnesh Dwivedi

 

 

Introduction

 

Implementation of …

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39 Missing Indians were Killed by ISIL:Sushma Swaraj Confirmed to Indian Parliament

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Ratnesh Dwivedi

 

 

Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj yesterday confirmed the tragic news that 39 Indian workers, who were missing…

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East or West,Who is the Best?

 

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Ratnesh Dwivedi

 

 

The Western World

 

All that matters to the citizens of this world is a good livelihood, a sense of pride and safety for their family. Stories from Politics to Sports and from…

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Ayodhya:Development First but Solution a Must

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Ratnesh Dwivedi

 

 

What if I call it the longest pending series of cases in any court across the world?…

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The Ayodhya Dispute

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Ratnesh Dwivedi

 

The small pilgrim town of Ayodhya has been in the news for the past four decades since 1980 when the Hindu hardliner party, then known as Bhartiya Jana Sangh, had been trying to revive the issue in favor of Hindus. The town and the issue…

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Higher Education in India:The Glory Of The Past, The Challenges Of Today And The Road For Tomorrow(Concluding Part)

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Ratnesh Dwivedi

 

 

Continuing the series: The Glory Of The Past, The Challenges Of Today And The Road For Tomorrow

 

 

Part…

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The Story of an Intern(Part-12)

In the span of one year I stayed with Professor Pandey, I became a close associate of his and a close confide and intact friend of him. Each day in the evening we would sit together at his residence and he would tell me the finer points of Archaeology and History, about problems in Ayodhya and Faizabad, about his meeting with a Cambridge University professor – Prof Dilip Chakraborty and about people in the University. I would listen to him very carefully while sipping a cup of tea.

I…

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The Story of an Intern(Part-11)

Lectures on Space Exploration

 

I planned my lectures pretty well keeping the need of M.A. and Ph.D students in mind. I was going to teach such a senior class and nothing should be missed. I prepared a document which dealt with the Art of Science, about missions in Space Science by NASA, about comets which are studied through the eyes of an Archaeologist and I took a case study of a very famous and experimental mission of NASA –The Deep Impact…

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The Story of an Intern(Part-10)

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Ratnesh Dwivedi

 

 

The Teaching Assignment and Shiny Rachel Thomos

 

Designing “…

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The Story of an Intern(Part-9)

Dispatch – 7

 

(Excerpts from whitehouse.gov website)

 

Protecting the Homeland

 

President Bush’s Top Priority Is The Safety And Security Of The American People. Since September 11th, President Bush has restructured and reformed the Federal government to focus resources on counterterrorism and to ensure the security of our homeland.

The Administration Has Worked With Congress To Implement The 9/11 Commission’s…

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Added by Ratnesh Dwivedi on April 4, 2018 at 12:46am — No Comments

The Story of an Intern(Part-8)

Dispatch: 3

 

President Bush’s Cabinet: White House Government (February 2005)

 

The tradition of the Cabinet dates back to the beginnings of the Presidency itself. One of the principal purposes of the Cabinet (drawn from Article II, Section 2 of the Constitution) is to advise the President on any subject he may require relating to the duties of their respective offices.

The Cabinet includes the Vice President and the…

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The Story of an Intern(Part-8)

Dispatch: 3

 

President Bush’s Cabinet: White House Government (February 2005)

 

The tradition of the Cabinet dates back to the beginnings of the Presidency itself. One of the principal purposes of the Cabinet (drawn from Article II, Section 2 of the Constitution) is to advise the President on any subject he may require relating to the duties of their respective offices.

The Cabinet includes the Vice President and the…

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Added by Ratnesh Dwivedi on April 4, 2018 at 12:45am — No Comments

The Story of an Intern(Part-7)

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Ratnesh Dwivedi

 

 

The Nose of the News

 

My idea was to search out websites, books, newspapers and television programs, and analyse their content and then dispatch it to these individuals and organizations who often considered my e-mails as worthless and a waste of time. At the end of every episode, I wrote:

 

Dear…

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The Story of an Intern(Part-6)

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Ratnesh Dwivedi

 

 

Demise of a Monk and the Media glare in Ayodhya

 

My next visit to…

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The Story of an Intern(Part-5)

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Ratnesh Dwivedi

 

Flag March and Ram Shila Pujan on the Streets of…

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Added by Ratnesh Dwivedi on April 4, 2018 at 12:39am — No Comments

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Next time on Global Ethics Forum, Nexus Institute founder Rob Riemen delivers a stark warning about the rise of fascism in the United States and Europe. In this excerpt, Riemen discusses the features of fascism in the 21st century and why it needs to be called out.

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.

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