Will we learn now that militarized security systems do not and cannot provide human security? Will we at last seriously and systematically considered any and all of the alternatives that have been proposed? Will peace educators take up the opportunity to explore the alternative security systems that this crisis demands we consider?
“Stop the Pandemic’s School Pushout,” a call to action by the Dignity in Schools Campaign California, reveals the systemic structural racism of schooling in America, and how educational responses under COVID-19 have only served to further marginalize the most vulnerable. [continue reading…]
“Corona Connections: Learning for a Renewed World” is a special series exploring the COVID-19 pandemic and the ways it relates to other peace education issues. This inquiry explores the interrelationships between the causes, characteristics and potential consequences of the threats posed by nuclear weapons and global pandemics. [continue reading…]
This Corona Connection introduces the Alps-Adriatic Manifesto, a declaration of regional trans-border collaboration and civic intention. This Manifesto establishes “goals and processes of transcending separations and alienations that corrupt the peace possibilities in present international structures.” We share this Manifesto as a potential learning framework suitable to a cosmopolitan vision of peace and global citizenship education. [continue reading…]