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Foundations of a Peaceful Society: Equality, Diversity, Identity and Inclusion

Stephen Glassman Chairperson, Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission Stephen A. Glassman was the first openly gay political appointee in Baltimore, Maryland, where he served for five years as civic design commissioner. He has served on a wide variety of…

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Child Rights and the Culture of Peace

Kimmie Weeks Child Rights Activist Kimmie Weeks has worked to alleviate poverty and human suffering in Africa and around the world since the age of fourteen. He was born in Liberia, West Africa, in 1981. When he was…

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The Promise of Dialogue: Moving Beyond the Use of Military Force

By Daisaku Ikeda (The Japan Times, Jan. 11, 2007) From a 12-part essay series by Daisaku Ikeda carried in The Japan Times, a leading English-language daily published in Japan, from May 2006 through April 2007. “We continue to emphasize our…

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Bullying Reflects Problems in Adult Society

By Daisaku Ikeda (The Japan Times, Feb. 8, 2007) From a 12-part essay series by Daisaku Ikeda carried in The Japan Times, a leading English-language daily published in Japan, from May 2006 through April 2007. Disturbing incidents of bullying continue…

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Civil Society Must Push Nuke Ban

By Daisaku Ikeda (The Japan Times, Feb. 28, 2011) Last year, important international conferences were held to tackle such pressing global challenges as climate change and nuclear disarmament. While these conferences saw the emergence of constructive new consensus,…

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