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Women of Peace

October 8, 2011 - The Nobel Peace Prize recognizes the powerful leadership of women in Africa and the Middle East. Congratulations to Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Liberian Human Rights and Peace Activist Leymah Gbowee, and Yemeni Human Rights and Peace Leader Tawakkul Karman. Continue reading
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An Empty Chair in Oslo

December 10, 2010 - China's reaction to Liu Xiaobo's receipt of the Nobel Peace Prize reveals that all of the images of "progress" simply mask the old repressive regime. Continue reading
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Facing The World As It Is

December 10, 2009 - fred In his speech in Oslo today accepting the Nobel Peace Prize, President Obama acknowledged the irony… in his receipt of the prize when he is commander-in-chief of a nation waging two wars.  His speech offered a pragmatic defense of Continue reading
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Another Shard from the Glass Ceiling

October 15, 2009 - ostrom_hand_photo(Photo from Indiana University) Lost in the hubub over President Obama’s achievement of the Nobel Peace Prize was another extraordinary — and, for some, controversial — Nobel Prize winner.   Dr. Elinor Ostrom of Arizona State University… and Indiana University became Continue reading
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