Category Archives: Conflict Movies

Movies that illustrate important conflict themes and are good movies too!

Conflict Handling: Michael Clayton Movie

I love the movie Michael Clayton for its insights into corporate pathology. But I think this scene below is also a perfect introduction into the process of helping one side in an impending conflict great real about their situation and … Continue reading

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Tomorrow Belongs to Trump?

My inner Cassandra fears that the combined effects of Trump’s evil political genius, the gullibility of great swathes of the American electorate, the Republican Party’s long term moral bankruptcy, the political campaign ineptitude of Hillary Clinton and the DNC, plus … Continue reading

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The Jason Bourne Movies as an Insightful Mirror of Corporate America

One of the things I love about the Jason Bourne movies is the light they throw on corporate decision making. Not so much the corruption of the CIA, but simply the ways consequential decisions are made. I grew up in … Continue reading

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The Terrifying Nuclear Autumn of 1983 by Alexander Zaitchik

I don’t know a single one of my friends who realizes how close we came to nuclear war in 1983. They know about the Cuban Missile Crisis but the far worse, higher risk and much more nuclear armed world of … Continue reading

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Woody Allen’s Top Ten Conflict Tips

Whatever you think of his personal life, the comedian Woody Allen has some incisive takes on life that I think help us re-frame both life and personal not to mention internal conflict better. If nothing else, to handle life and … Continue reading

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Beyond Selfish or Selfless

I mentor a lot of young women, who are trying to find their independent identity. In doing so, I find that many of them have to go somewhat inwards, and find out what really matters to them. This tends to … Continue reading

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Alan Greenspan Did More Harm to Capitalism that Marx or Stalin

Conservatives seem to have learned nothing from the 2008 Financial Crisis. I wonder why that is, as efficient market theory suggests that when something has caused so huge a loss on the part of so many players in the financial … Continue reading

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