09 Oct 2019

Joker Makes For Uncomfortable Viewing – It Shows How Society Creates Extremists

The backlash against the backlash has begun. Joker, starring Joaquin Phoenix and directed by Todd

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15 Jul 2019

Top 10 Most Peaceful Countries 2019

Which countries are the most peaceful? The Global Peace Index 2019 is here to answer

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23 Jun 2019

Violent Crime Is Like Infectious Disease – And We Know How To Stop It Spreading

Headlines scream about “epidemics” of shootings and stabbings – but what if we took that

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20 Jun 2019

What If Most People Love Violence?

For decades, I’ve investigated and promoted nonviolent action as a means to help create a

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05 Jun 2019

How Repression Can Fuel A Movement

This text is adapted from “The Paradox of Repression and Nonviolent Movements,” edited by Lester

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09 Apr 2019

Power And Powerlessness In Global Cities

How does today’s globalization transform our perceptions of urban inequality and how do we respond

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11 Dec 2018

When The State Is Unjust, Citizens May Use Justifiable Violence

If you see police choking someone to death – such as Eric Garner, the 43-year-old

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04 Jul 2018

Two Things To Know About Crime Rates In The US

Violent crime in the US dropped by about half since the 1990s. But why? In

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04 Jun 2018

Here’s How Data Could Make Our Cities Safer

Across Europe, fast-growing cities and city regions are increasingly confronted with urban violence from extremists

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07 Mar 2016

Gary Haugen : The Hidden Reason For Poverty The World Needs To Address Now

Collective compassion has meant an overall decrease in global poverty since the 1980s, says civil

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15 Jan 2016

To Get Less Drunken Violence, Design Better Cities

Tragically, another young life has been lost in an alleged one-punch assault, this time in

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10 Jul 2015

What Urban Design Can Actually Do To Address Police Violence

Leaders in the field discuss what design can—and can’t—accomplish in the service of communities like

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13 Mar 2015

Blood On The Streets : The Violent History Of Public Squares

There may have been earlier public squares, yet the ancient Greeks with their agora, or

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14 Feb 2015

Robert Muggah: How To Protect Fast-Growing Cities From Failing

Worldwide, violence is on the decline, but in the crowded cities of the global south

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