Monthly Archives: July 2016

Processing the Distress of the Present Moment

For many of us, if not the vast majority of us, experiencing exponential change with a mind wired for linear processing can be exceptionally¬†disorienting. “Is this the ‘new normal’?” people often ask after yet another mass shooting, act of police … Continue reading

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Turkey’s Coup Attempt: Empty Set

In the immediate aftermath of Turkey’s attempt coup attempt on July 15, 2016, the outstanding journalist and Turkey analyst for the Huffington Post and¬†Al Arabiya, Mahir Zeynalov, expressed this sentiment: Now things are relatively calm in Turkey, I gotta ask: … Continue reading

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Humanitarians, transform the archetype of what we stand for

In a recent podcast episode, when I asked the deeply admirable activist Kevin Hester what is the one message to convey to the global humanitarian community, he responded, “First, I would ask them to tell the bloody truth.” Indeed. Far … Continue reading

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