Stories

A collection of commentaries on important events and trends
A collection of commentaries on important events and trends

Global Voices

Individuals of many cultures, nationalities, religions, and beliefs are actively involved with Initiatives of Change. These commentaries represent the views of the writer and not necessarily those of Initiatives of Change as a whole. If you would like to contribute a commentary, please email us. We welcome feedback that contributes to the stated aim of this website which is to build relationships of trust across the world's divides. The editors reserve the right to refuse contributions that use intemperate language or vilify others and which do not in our view encourage productive dialogue.

Mike Smith
24-Jun-2016

There needs to be a long period of salutary reflection following the UK's Brexit vote. There were clear regional differences.

Séverine Chavanne
23-Jun-2016

In Great Britain, the media has provided us with plenty of opportunities to explore both the Remain and Leave arguments, especially in terms of eco

Charles Danguy
21-Jun-2016

Charles Danguy from France has written this letter to his British friends, as we enter an important week for the United Kingdom and the European Un

Mike Smith
20-Jun-2016

The murder in broad daylight of the 41-year-old British Labour MP Jo Cox has had the same psychological affect on us British as the mass shooting o

John Bond
20-Jun-2016

John Bond, responding to a request to write about why he is voting for Britain to remain in the European Union, recently had this article published

Muhammad Ali
14-Jun-2016

I’ve been uneasy that the praise heaped on Muhammad Ali over the last week has been so uncritical, simplifying the story of a much more complicated