MBI Newsletter Archive

Newsletters are listed and linked here in reverse chronological order, meaning most recent first. 

 

2022 Newsletters

  • Newsletter 56 - Oct. 4, 2022 -  Additional Perspectives on Oppression, Justice, Advocacy, Neutrality, and Peacebuilding 
  • Newsletter 55 - Sept 29, 2022 -  On Oppression, Justice, Advocacy, Neutrality, and Peacebuilding -- Part 3
  • Newsletter 54 - Sept 25, 2022 -  On Oppression, Justice, Advocacy, Neutrality, and Peacebuilding -- Part 2
  • Newsletter 53 - Sept. 21, 2022 - On Oppression, Justice, Advocacy, Neutrality, and Peacebuilding -- Part 1
  • Newsletter 52 - Sept. 16, 2022 - Hyper-Polarization Challenges: Scale, Complexity, and Collaboration
  • Newsletter 51 - Sept. 11, 2022 - Strategies for Revitalizing Democracy in the Post 9/11 Era
  • Newsletter 50 - Sept 7, 2022 - How Can We Reduce Hyper-Polarization? Join BI's Discussion to Share Your Ideas and Learn Others!
  • Newsletter 49 - July 2, 2022 - BI Announcements and Highlighting the work of Search for Common Ground
  • Newsletter 48 - March 6. 2022 - The Ukrainian War — What Happens When You Have a War That Both Sides Absolutely, Positively Can't Afford to Lose?
  • Newsletter 47 - Jan. 26, 2022 - Guy Burgess's answer to The Bridge Alliance's inquiry about priorities for reducing the now alarmingly high social divisiveness and alienation threatening our ability to function as a democratic republic

2021 Newsletters

  • Newsletter 46 - Oct. 29, 2021 - Examining the problem of over-simplification of causes and conflicts to simple "us-verusu-them" narratives.
  • Newsletter 45- Sept 15, 2021  - A reflection on what the U.S. has—and hasn't—learned since Vietnam.
  • Newsletter 44- June 15, 2021 - Reconciliation--Badly Needed or a Misguided Goal?
  • Newsletter 43 - June 2, 2021 - "Bad-Faith" Actors Part 2 -- Sources of Vulnerability
  • Newsletter 42 - May 3, 2021 - "Bad-Faith" Actors Part 1
  • Newsletter 41 - March 30, 2021 - Coming Home...To Terror :  The King Soopers Mass Shooting
  • Newsletter 40 - February 16, 2021 - Positive Thinking
  • Newsletter 39 - February 5, 2021 - The Implications of John Paul Lederach's notion of "the meeting place" of peace, justice, truth, and mercy being reconciliation.
  • Newsletter 38 -Jan. 26, 2021 -  Avoiding the Category 5 Socio-political Hurricane

2020 Newsletters

  • Newsletter 37 - Dec. 16, 2020 - So Where Do We Go Now?! (After the 2020 Election in the U.S.)
  • Newsletter 36 - Oct. 30, 2020 - Taking Stock [of the Construcive Conflict Initiative] and Looking Ahead
  • Newsletter 35 - Sept. 22, 2020 - Continuing Our Examination of Escalation and Polarization
  • Newsletter 34 - August 27, 2020 - An Examination of Escalation
  • Newsletter 33 - August 19, 2020 - COVID, Racism, and Conflict -- More Thoughts
  • Newsletter 32 - June 22, 2020 - COVID, Racism, and Conflict:  How Can We Respond Constructively?
  • Newsletter 31 - May 11, 2020 - Conflict and COVID-19 ...Continued
  • Newsletter 30 - April 2, 2020 - Conflict and COVID-19 
  • Newsletter 29  - January 14, 2020 - Update on Beyond Intractability's activities

 


2019 Newsletters


2018 Newsletters