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.

Rob Corcoran
27-May-2016

How can Initiatives of Change best contribute to healing the wounds of America’s history of racism?

Mike Smith
04-May-2016

Tackling of the root causes of extremism of all kinds should be the number one priority of Initiatives of Change worldwide, says a recommendation f

Kiran Gandhi speaking in Nairobi
03-May-2016

The Dalai Lama has frequently expressed the vision that if the 20th century was a century of conflict and war, the 21st century could be a century

Syrian Refugees
14-Apr-2016

It is easier, and more comfortable, to dismiss extremist views and if necessary to use force to eliminate those who hold them.

John Graham
12-Apr-2016

Excerpts from a speech given by John Graham, Director of Giraffe Heroes International, at the International Conference Centre in Accra, Ghana, 24 M

La Belle Equipe
22-Mar-2016

Plusieurs facteurs peuvent expliquer la montée de l’extrémisme.