The Intractable Conflict Challenge

Our inability to constructively handle intractable conflict is the most serious, and the most neglected, problem facing humanity. Solving today's tough problems depends upon finding better ways of dealing with these conflicts.  More...

 

  • Mass Media -- Everything we know about world events is filtered through the media. When those filters are flawed we can wind up fighting against our interests. #mbi_fundamentals
  • Constructive Escalation -- By choosing one's conflict strategies carefully, it is possible to build support without the destructive consequences that usually accompany escalation. #mbi_fundamentals
  • Destructive Escalation -- Destructive escalation is the most dangerous force on the planet. The "enemy" is not the other side, it's the escalation. We must learn how to control it. #mbi_fundamentals
 

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Constructive Conflict Initiative

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Join Us in calling for a dramatic expansion of efforts to limit the destructiveness of intractable conflict.

 


Things You Can Do to Help Ideas

Practical things we can all do to limit the destructive conflicts threatening our future.

 

 

CC MOOS Mini-Masthead
Constructive Conflict MOOS Seminar

Massive Open Online Seminar (MOOS) exploring strategies for meeting the challenges posed by the Constructive Conflict Initiative.

 

 


Conflict Frontiers

A free, open, online seminar exploring new approaches for addressing difficult and intractable conflicts. Major topic areas include:

Scale, Complexity, & Intractability

Massively Parallel Peacebuilding

Authoritarian Populism

Constructive Confrontation

 


Conflict Fundamentals

An look at to the fundamental building blocks of the peace and conflict field covering both “tractable” and intractable conflict.

 

 

Beyond Intractability / CRInfo
Knowledge Base

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BI in Context

Links to thought-provoking articles exploring the larger, societal dimension of intractability.

 

 


Colleague Activities

Information about interesting conflict and peacebuilding efforts.

 

Beyond Intractability Initiatives, Learning Materials, and Knowledge Base

Providing support to those working to address the intractable conflict problem, as well as those struggling with the many tractable, but still troublesome, disputes that characterize everyday life.

 

Intractable Conflict Challenge

Our inability to constructively handle intractable conflict is the most serious, and the most neglected, problem facing humanity. Solving today's tough problems depends upon finding better ways of dealing with these conflicts.  More...

 
 

Beyond Intractability Initiatives, Learning Materials, and Knowledge Base

Providing support to those working to address the intractable conflict problem, as well as those struggling with the many tractable, but still troublesome, disputes that characterize everyday life.

 

Intractable Conflict Challenge

Our inability to constructively handle intractable conflict is the most serious, and the most neglected, problem facing humanity. Solving today's tough problems depends upon finding better ways of dealing with these conflicts.  More...

 
 
 

Beyond Intractability Initiatives,
Learning Materials, and
Knowledge Base

Providing support to those working to address the intractable conflict problem, as well as those struggling with the many tractable, but still troublesome, disputes that characterize everyday life.

 
 

Intractable Conflict Challenge

Our inability to constructively handle intractable conflict is the most serious, and the most neglected, problem facing humanity. Solving today's tough problems depends upon finding better ways of dealing with these conflicts.  More...

 


Things You Can Do to Help Ideas

Practical things we can all do to limit the destructive conflicts threatening our future.

 

 

CC MOOS Mini-Masthead
Constructive Conflict MOOS Seminar

Massive Open Online Seminar (MOOS) exploring strategies for meeting the challenges posed by the Constructive Conflict Initiative.

 


Conflict Frontiers Seminar

A free, open, online seminar exploring new approaches for addressing difficult and intractable conflicts. Major topic areas include:

Scale, Complexity, &
Intractability

Massively Parallel
Peacebuilding

Authoritarian
Populism

Constructive
Confrontation

 

 


BI in Context

Links to thought-provoking articles exploring the larger, societal dimension of intractability.

 

The Intractable Conflict Challenge

Our inability to constructively handle intractable conflict is the most serious, and the most neglected, problem facing humanity. Solving today's tough problems depends upon finding better ways of dealing with these conflicts.  More...

 

  • Mass Media -- Everything we know about world events is filtered through the media. When those filters are flawed we can wind up fighting against our interests. #mbi_fundamentals
  • Constructive Escalation -- By choosing one's conflict strategies carefully, it is possible to build support without the destructive consequences that usually accompany escalation. #mbi_fundamentals
  • Destructive Escalation -- Destructive escalation is the most dangerous force on the planet. The "enemy" is not the other side, it's the escalation. We must learn how to control it. #mbi_fundamentals
  • Morton Deutsch on Understanding and Overcoming Oppression -- In order to win the struggle against oppression, you need to understand its multifaceted nature. This recently updated series of essays can help. #mbi_fundamentals
 

Get the Newsletter
Check Out Our Quick Start Guide

 

Educators
Consider BI's low-cost Teaching Materials.

 

Constructive Conflict Initiative

Constructive Conflict Initiative Masthead

Join Us in calling for a dramatic expansion of efforts to limit the destructiveness of intractable conflict.

 


Things You Can Do to Help Ideas

Practical things we can all do to limit the destructive conflicts threatening our future.

 

 

CC MOOS Mini-Masthead
Constructive Conflict MOOS Seminar

Massive Open Online Seminar (MOOS) exploring strategies for meeting the challenges posed by the Constructive Conflict Initiative.

 

 


Conflict Frontiers

A free, open, online seminar exploring new approaches for addressing difficult and intractable conflicts. Major topic areas include:

Scale, Complexity, &
Intractability

Massively Parallel
Peacebuilding

Authoritarian
Populism

Constructive
Confrontation

 


Conflict Fundamentals

An look at to the fundamental building blocks of the peace and conflict field covering both “tractable” and intractable conflict.

 

 

Beyond Intractability / CRInfo
Knowledge Base

Home / Browse | Essays | Search | About

 


BI in Context

Links to thought-provoking articles exploring the larger, societal dimension of intractability.

 

 


Colleague Activities

Information about interesting conflict and peacebuilding efforts.



Things You Can Do to Help Ideas

Practical things we can all do to limit the destructive conflicts threatening our future.

 


Conflict Frontiers Seminar

A free, open, online seminar exploring new approaches for addressing difficult and intractable conflicts. Major topic areas include:

Scale, Complexity, and
Intractability

Massively Parallel
Peacebuilding

Authoritarian
Populism

Constructive
Confrontation

 

 


BI in Context

Links to thought-provoking articles exploring the larger, societal dimension of intractability.

 

Constructive Conflict Initiative

Constructive Conflict Initiative Masthead

Join Us in calling for a dramatic expansion of efforts to limit the destructiveness of intractable conflict.

 

CC MOOS Mini-Masthead
Constructive Conflict MOOS Seminar

Massive Open Online Seminar (MOOS) exploring strategies for meeting the challenges posed by the Constructive Conflict Initiative.

 
 


Conflict Fundamentals

An look at to the fundamental building blocks of the peace and conflict field covering both “tractable” and intractable conflict.

 

 

Beyond Intractability / CRInfo
Knowledge Base

A much more extensive set of materials including theoretical articles, case studies, book and article summaries, profiles of peacebuilders and more.
Home / Browse | Essays | Search | About

 


Colleague Activities

Information about interesting conflict and peacebuilding efforts.