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Peace & Conflict Studies Blog

Getting serious about changing conflict rhetoric


In print | Published March 25, 2010

It’s time to put my money where my mouth is. I didn’t think I could traipse through the whole semester spouting platitudes, did you? Between you and me, it was getting a little old.

Have I been all too vague about what I think we should do? I think we should start the [Israel/Palestine] club to end all [Israel/Palestine] clubs. It sounds a bit catchier and more apocalyptic without the modifiers, but you also lose some of the specificity.

Read the full opinion piece in The Phoenix …

[Jessa Deutsch ’10 is a minor in Peace and Conflict Studies.]