Archive for the ‘Religion’ Tag

Senegal – Part 1   Leave a comment

To Whom That Will Read This, I told a few people that I would be keeping current on my blog to update the rest of the world of my status in Senegal. Forgive me as I left Boston on May 26th and got into Dakar, Senegal on May 27th – thus I am past due […]

Combating Malaria May Not Need Funding   2 comments

Today is Malaria Day, or something like that. One more ‘holiday’ or reminder that thousands die annually by no fault of their own by petty reasons. It is depressing. It is days like today that big agencies and countries devote millions of dollars  ‘fight the cause’ (Canada just gave $1.1 billion to protect women and […]

Posted April 25, 2011 by Travis Warrington in Development

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Water Wars   Leave a comment

This past week I had the opportunity to hear Lotika Paintal of Water Centric speak about why water is such a huge issue in development. As a future development and conflict management practitioner, I quickly understood that water is/can be a source of conflict as well. All living creatures require water in order to survive, […]

Posted April 4, 2011 by Travis Warrington in Conflict

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If Religion Tears the US apart, it Can Tear the World Apart   3 comments

From Guest Blogger Will God be involved in the next world war?  Since 9/11, the heat has turned up on religious issues, constantly teetering on the brink of boiling over.  With fundamental extremism a source of fear for people all around the world, America’s internal struggle will test our true mettle and dedication to a […]

Posted March 9, 2011 by Travis Warrington in Conflict

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Post-Turmoil Solution for Libya   2 comments

During class (Conflict Interventions) yesterday, my colleagues and I pondered and came up with what to do after Libya is ready to rebuild itself. The prompt given was if the country had a ‘blank slate and ample funding’, and either Qaddafi is in power or not. We are all aware of the chaos happening in […]

World Vision Not at Fault   8 comments

I was strongly urged by a fellow blogger to write my own piece on the recent happenings regarding World Vision. Before I do so, I just want to point out that when you type ‘world vision’ into Google, the WV slogan of “One Child Needs Your Help” is BAM in your face. This is followed […]

Posted February 15, 2011 by Travis Warrington in Development

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‘Evolving’ African traditional practices   Leave a comment

I should be writing a research proposal on managing ethnic conflict but I need to get this off my chest. A huge and ‘hot topic’ the last 40 years has been female genital mutilation, er…to be more politically correct and contemporary, female genital circumcision (or cutting) (FGC). Altering the last term of the phrase does […]

Posted February 9, 2011 by Travis Warrington in Development

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