“Introducing Peace Museums” is Now Available

Introducing Peace Museums About the Book This volume examines peace museums, a small and important (but often overlooked) series of museums whose numbers have multiplied world-wide in recent decades. They relate stories and display artifacts―banners, diaries, and posters for example about such themes as:...

The We or Me Society

The We or Me Society By Siegrid Raible “We the People of the United States, in Order to form a More Perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, Provide for the common defense, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain...

Event: FJK Dance Fusion of Culture and Dance

FJK Dance is proud to present “A Fusion of Culture and Dance.” A MESSAGE OF PEACE. Sponsored by the Consulate General of Lebanon in New York City, Pasos Peace Museum and the Arabic Studies Center at Hunter College, this program is an opportunity to communicate peace, diversity, tolerance, and...

MLK Day 2016

ML King Day 2016 By Siegrid Raible Today, January 18, 2016, we celebrate the life of an individual who campaigned for civil rights, world peace and social and economic justice – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  In 1983 the United States Congress passed a bill signed by Ronald Reagan which designated the third...

The Frayed Social Compact

The Frayed Social Compact By Siegrid Raible What is a social compact? The New York Times’ front-page photo of September 3rd begs us to come up with a definition of what it means to enter into a compact with our fellow travelers. Captured in that particular frame are three innocent sleeping children who...

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