Monthly Archives: October 2010

Conflict Stress

In the mid 1980s in the middle of unbelievable labour relations stress, my friend Natalie sent me this card, which I thought good for those facing high conflict stress: Advertisements

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Balancing China

When the US became the world’s sole super power, people were surprised that this set off new alignments between Russia, China, France and Germany that impacted who supported what at the time of the Iraq War. Those who think that … Continue reading

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Psychological Foundations of Libertarianism

So much attention has been focused historically on the differences between conservatives and liberals, that the very different psychological under pining for libertarianism which is part of the Tea Party movemnet, has been neglected. Jonathan Haidt at the University of … Continue reading

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Recent Demonstrations in France

Google Earth blog (worth a look) has just posted a link to 360 degree photos of the recent demonstrations in France over proposed government cut-backs. One way to feel what it was like to be there: http://blog.360cities.net/360-sphere-panoramas-of-demonstrations-in-france/

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Our Top Ten Conflict Tips

While continuing to post on leading thinkers tips for conflict handling, here are our own Top Ten Conflict Tips based on the Conflict Model behind this blog. They can be used to improve the handling of any conflict you face, … Continue reading

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Nuclear Power: Yes Please

Well this blog is intended to be controversial, except that I don’t think nuclear power should be as controversial as it is. Coal power kills tens of thousands of people a year,  but we don’t pay any attention real statistics, … Continue reading

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A Billion Slum Dwellers

One of the most interesting developments in the last few years is the fact that now over 50% of the world’s population live in urban areas. And a billion of those urban dwellers live in slums. There is an interesting … Continue reading

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