Rotary Peace Center at Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand

What If We Could Transform Privilege?

I’m a white guy from the middle of the United States. My mom was a social worker and my dad an attorney. Most of the people I grew up with … Continue reading

January 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

Chula, I’ll be back!

A few weeks in Thailand and I don’t want to leave at the end of this intense program. I am not tired.   I have found professional and dedicated Rotary and … Continue reading

January 27, 2016 · 1 Comment

Small Notes

Since starting the formal lessons 10 days ago, I’ve learned much as a Rotary Peace Fellow. Too much to list here, of course. I write most of the general theory … Continue reading

January 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

Reagan 2.0? Broken Bridges & Political Opportunism in Black & White

If you had asked me even ten years ago if I would see a black U.S. President in my lifetime, I would have wondered if you’d just arrived from another … Continue reading

January 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

Gender & Conflict Resolution

A few days ago, Alan Rickman, more likely known for his role as Severus Snape, passed away . I would prefer to remember this fine British actor as a “male … Continue reading

January 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

My Journey as a Rotary Peace Fellow 2 Weeks On

Monday, 4th January 2016, at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport around 10:00am, I waved my wife Jess, son Eddie, my siblings Grace and Eric and my friend Sam good-bye as … Continue reading

January 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

Meeting a Peacemaker in Bangkok

Timor-Leste’s debut on 20 May 2002 as a sovereign member of the international community was the culmination of a long struggle for independence.  Four centuries of Portuguese colonization, Japanese occupation … Continue reading

January 15, 2016 · Leave a comment