Tag: education

Welcoming our newest nation

On July 9th, South Sudan became the world’s newest nation after a referendum vote in favor of independence in January. As someone whose early activism and research focused on slavery and conflict in Sudan, it is inspiring to see such hope for the future ten years later. But […]

Stand up for peaceful alternatives to war

Last month, Republicans slashed and burned their way through the federal budget, gutting critical programs in an ideological drive to cut billions of dollars in spending. While the military spending juggernaut saw an $8 billion increase, Republicans eviscerated diplomacy and development programs that prevent conflict, create stability, and […]