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Women of Peace

- 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.
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An Empty Chair in Oslo

- 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.
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Facing The World As It Is

- 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…
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Another Shard from the Glass Ceiling

- 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…
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