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Washington Post: Congress Needs Mediation author.

Washington Post: Congress Needs Mediation

In today's Washington Post, L. Michael Hager writes about the ever present disfunction of Congress and it it could help...

By Jeff Thompson
Stop Press – First Outing For Revamped Prime Minister’s Question Time author.

Stop Press – First Outing For Revamped Prime Minister’s Question Time

From the CMP Resolution Blog of John Crawley, Lesley Allport and Katherine Graham.You may remember us reporting in May 2010...

By John Crawley
UK Election author.

UK Election

An intriguing and unheralded intervention in the general election campaign in the UK came last week from the Centre for...

By John Sturrock
Health Insurance Reform:  Giving The Devil His Due the Importance of Back Room Deals, Dirty Politics and Subversive Negotiation author.

Health Insurance Reform: Giving The Devil His Due the Importance of Back Room Deals, Dirty Politics and Subversive Negotiation

It’s the morning after and I have a ‘hangover’ from watching the twist and turns leading up to the US...

By Robert Benjamin
Randy Lowry: Growing Popularity of Mediation in Court System – Video author.

Randy Lowry: Growing Popularity of Mediation in Court System – Video

Randy Lowry describes the growth and integration of mediation and negotiation into the court system to where judges want to...

By L. Randolph Lowry
Elegant Solutions: Lessons from the Farmer-Lender Mediations of the 1980s author.

Elegant Solutions: Lessons from the Farmer-Lender Mediations of the 1980s

Originally published in the The Hennepin Lawyer. Republished with permission of the author. It is really quite revolutionary, the idea...

By Stephen Erickson
Me and Joe Lieberman:  Fantasy Negotiations and Little Irrationalities author.

Me and Joe Lieberman: Fantasy Negotiations and Little Irrationalities

Joe Lieberman, the independent Senator from Connecticut, pissed me off today. First, he is screwing up the pending health care...

By Robert Benjamin
Mediate.com Inside: Dear Mr. Feinberg – The 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund and Mediation author.

Mediate.com Inside: Dear Mr. Feinberg – The 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund and Mediation

Presented as a plenary address to the joint conference of the International Academy of Mediators (IAM ) and the American...

By Kenneth Feinberg
Mediating With Uncle Sam author.

Mediating With Uncle Sam

From the Blog of Phyllis G. Pollack.        My husband is a customs lawyer. He specializes in import-export law and...

By Phyllis Pollack
Salem, Richard: Experience in Rwanda Post Genocide – Video author.

Salem, Richard: Experience in Rwanda Post Genocide – Video

Richard Salem shares his experience training local leaders in Rwanda after the 1994 genocide, as well as helping to draft...

By Richard Salem
Procedimiento conciliatorio en Colombia, Parte 3 author.

Procedimiento conciliatorio en Colombia, Parte 3

El presente es el tercero de cinco documentos tienen como objetivo describir las etapas que integran el procedimiento conciliatorio en...

By Harbey Peña Sandoval
Gates and Crowley: The Need For Mandatory Conflict Resolution Skills For Police Officers author.

Gates and Crowley: The Need For Mandatory Conflict Resolution Skills For Police Officers

“What happened between a Harvard professor and a street cop from Cambridge was a Testosterone laden confrontation fueled by ego...

By Christopher C. Cooper
Procedimiento conciliatorio en Colombia, Parte 2 author.

Procedimiento conciliatorio en Colombia, Parte 2

Contenido: 1 Tarifas. 2 Designación del conciliador.   1 Tarifas. Dependiendo del operador de la conciliación que el solicitante escoja...

By Harbey Peña Sandoval
Procedimiento conciliatorio en Colombia author.

Procedimiento conciliatorio en Colombia

Parte 1 de 5 1. Introducción. La conciliación es uno de los mecanismos alternativos de solución de conflictos más importantes...

By Harbey Peña Sandoval
Remarks by President Obama in Cairo, Egypt author.

Remarks by President Obama in Cairo, Egypt

PRESIDENT OBAMA:  Thank you very much.  Good afternoon.  I am honored to be in the timeless city of Cairo, and...

By James (Jim) Melamed
Ha muerto en estos días un líder argentino de la paz – Raúl Alfonsín author.

Ha muerto en estos días un líder argentino de la paz – Raúl Alfonsín

No es suficiente hablar sobre la paz; uno debe creer en ella. Y no es suficiente creer en ella, uno...

By Rene Llapur
Oregon State Agency Dispute Resolution Programs and  Collaborative Problem-Solving Activities author.

Oregon State Agency Dispute Resolution Programs and Collaborative Problem-Solving Activities

On April 2nd, 2009 the Oregon Department of Justice published a report on state agency dispute resolution programs. The report...

By Mike Niemeyer

Update on Home Foreclosure Mediation

Editors Note: Developments on home foreclosure mediation and other critical mediation practice news are chronicled by Keith Seat at www.mediate.com/MediationNews...

By Keith Seat
Menkel-Meadow, Carrie: Evolution of Negotiation in Our Culture – Video author.

Menkel-Meadow, Carrie: Evolution of Negotiation in Our Culture – Video

Carrie Menkel-Meadow discusses her theory about the development of a cultural mindset about negotiation and how the larger culture takes...

By Carrie J. Menkel-Meadow
John Paul Lederach: Experience in International Peace-Building – Video author.

John Paul Lederach: Experience in International Peace-Building – Video

John Paul Lederach describes his background and experience teaching and peace-building within the international arena.

By John Paul Lederach
Michelle LeBaron: Not Implementing Own Practices in Politics – Video author.

Michelle LeBaron: Not Implementing Own Practices in Politics – Video

Michelle LeBaron discusses one of the challenges she sees in the field as not having the willingness to implement values...

By Michelle LeBaron
Obama, Miracle on the Hudson and a Society of Collaborative Excellence author.

Obama, Miracle on the Hudson and a Society of Collaborative Excellence

What are the odds of Barack Obama becoming our President? His story is now our story. Obama’s election represents what...

By James (Jim) Melamed
La Comisión Norteamericana para la Igualdad de Oportunidades en el Empleo: Informe sobre el programa de mediación de la oficina del distrito de San Antonio author.

La Comisión Norteamericana para la Igualdad de Oportunidades en el Empleo: Informe sobre el programa de mediación de la oficina del distrito de San Antonio

I.          Antecedentes.             La Comisión Norteamericana para la Igualdad de Oportunidades en el Empleo (CNIOE)[1] hace cumplir varias leyes federales...

By Walter A. Wright
The Obama Presidency and the Future of the Conflict Management Business:  The Mediative Leader and the Activist  Mediator author.

The Obama Presidency and the Future of the Conflict Management Business: The Mediative Leader and the Activist Mediator

While premature to presume, there is cause to believe, or at least to hope, based on the model of his...

By Robert Benjamin
Mediators on a Mission author.

Mediators on a Mission

Reprinted from The Pennsylvania Lawyer, September/October 2008Louis Kushner has done an extensive amount of traveling. From China to Poland to...

By Anne Parys

The World is Looking to Obama — and America

First published online by UCLA Today Online, on July 15, 2008.Despite all the media coverage of the national election campaign,...

By Anna Spain
Centro de justicia alternativa de la ciudad de México: testimonios de un curso alternativo sobre mediación author.

Centro de justicia alternativa de la ciudad de México: testimonios de un curso alternativo sobre mediación

El CJA fue creado por el Tribunal Superior de Justicia del Distrito Federal en 2003.  Ofrece servicios de mediación familiar,...

By Luis Miguel Diaz
Thoughts on Mediation, Barack Obama, and Our Political Future author.

Thoughts on Mediation, Barack Obama, and Our Political Future

The emergence of Barack Obama as the front-runner for the Democratic nomination, and thus for the Presidency of the United...

By Kenneth Cloke
Review of Eye of the Storm Leadership by Peter Adler author.

Review of Eye of the Storm Leadership by Peter Adler

Originally published in the LEADR Update April 2008If you want a thought-provoking, engaging and at times inspirational read then this...

By John Sautelle
Eye of the Storm Leadership – Chapter One author.

Eye of the Storm Leadership – Chapter One

Chapter One of Eye of the Storm Leadership: Guerilla Bridge Building.

By Peter Adler

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