The Transnational Foundation for Peace & Future Research turns 30 on September 12, 2015. Here a good two minutes with my dear wife, Christina, and myself on that decision in 1985.
With this headline CNN conveys the idea that peace = when direct violence stops (for a while). This is the classical journalist perspective, not even a minimum definition and makes peace a rest category in between wars and other violence. Deeply unhelpful! A peace professional would call that peace illiteracy. Here is how I and many other professional peace researchers see […]