Rotary Peace Center at Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand

Is Peace Journalism Just Good Journalism?

An early warning of erupting conflict is when journalists are silenced or, worse, incarcerated for their refusal to be silenced.  We see this throughout recent history and around the world—from … Continue reading

July 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

How are you, Mr. Gandhi?

Yes, I am an Indian, I so proudly am!!  This thought was hitting my head throughout the session of Day 35, taken by Dr. Chaiwat Satha Anand on July 15th, … Continue reading

July 28, 2014 · 1 Comment

Establishing the Culture of Encounter

One year ago this week I found myself standing on Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in the midst of a crowd 3.7 million strong.  The occasion was World … Continue reading

July 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

We See but Don’t Observe

Years ago a wise colleague asked me if I had heard the story of “who packs your parachute”.  I told him that I hadn’t.  He then went on to tell … Continue reading

July 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Half Way

We are half-way through the 2014 Summer Rotary Peace Fellowship.  How time flies!  The past week has been a busy one! From July 5 to 11, we had our first … Continue reading

July 18, 2014 · 1 Comment

What is Democracy?

Last week, we had meetings in Bangkok and then traveled to Chiang Mai to learn about the current Thai political situation, meeting with an impressive line-up of community leaders, activists, … Continue reading

July 16, 2014 · 4 Comments