Wim Laven

Wim Laven has a PhD in International Conflict Management, he teaches courses in political science and conflict resolution, and is on the Executive Boards of the International Peace Research Association and the Peace and Justice Studies Association. 

No Words to Describe the Suffering

Children First

The Squeaker of the House Is Gone, Now What?

Lessons on Peace from Africa

Is It Irrational to Be Afraid of Guns?

A Year of War in Ukraine: Lessons

Epidemics of Race-Based Violence and Police Brutality

What is the Debt Ceiling?

Disgracing the Dream

The Squeaker of the House

The Paradox of the New McCarthyism

Elections and the Threat of Uncritical Political Discourse

Can We Finally Start Dealing With Gun Violence?

Primaries Test the Violent Dishonesty of the Right

The Case Against the GQP is Worse Than You Think

McCarthyism v2.0

Gas Prices, Propaganda, War, and Politics

Ukraine War is Another Against Women and Children

War in Ukraine is a Test for Peace and Unity

More Deferred Costs to Politics and Endless Wars

The Annual American Whitewash

Uninformed Juries Produce Incorrect Outcomes

Crisis in Sudan is a Lesson for the U.S.

Confronting Ignorance and Ignorant Confrontations

Is Trump’s Violent Dishonesty Inexorable?

Your Body My Choice?

The Lessons of 9/11

Is Afghanistan FUBAR? It Depends Who You Ask

SOS: Will the World Answer the Calls for Help?

Big Chickens in Georgia

When We See, Learn, and Act, and Use the Counterfactual

Planned Human Obsolescence

Misusing King’s Message

Be Prepared to Defend Democracy

Be Prepared for Violent Fascists and Political Violence

President Karen

Can King’s Dream End This Nightmare?

Caring About the Murder of Ahmaud Arbery

Compassion, Empathy, and Charity in the Time of COVID-19

Bailout the People

COVID-19 is Manufactured Chaos

GOP’s Achievement is Now on Display

Are You Prepared to Needlessly Die for Your Country?

The Truth on COVID-19 is Ugly and the Lies are Deadly

Donald Trump’s Plan for America: Make it Ignorant

The Divided States of Trumpistan?

Message to Trump Supporters: Sorry

It’s Time

A More Perfect Union

What Does the Evidence Show?