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Peter T. Coleman

Tentative Teachings on Conflict from Trump’s Tumultuous Tenure in Office

(6/13/19)Peter T. Coleman

I will attempt to speculate on a few of the possible consequences of the Trump presidency for the field of conflict resolution and negotiation.

Stephen Goldberg

Trump’s Approach to Conflict Resolution: Effect on Disputants and Neutrals

(6/13/19)Stephen Goldberg

Donald Trump’s primary approach to the resolution of conflict is to focus on what he sees as his power advantage over the party with whom he is dealing, and to rely on that presumed power advantage to force the other party to agree to his terms.

Susan Podziba

Conflict, Negotiation, and Public Policy Mediation in the Trump Era

(6/13/19)Susan Podziba

The world of conflict, negotiation, and public policy mediation has markedly changed since the election of Donald J. Trump as president of the United States.

Dean Pruitt

What Have We Learned about Negotiation from Donald Trump?

(6/11/19)Dean Pruitt

Trump’s behavior in the the Presidency reflects many of his New York negotiation experiences and guidelines, for better and worse.

G. Richard Shell

Review Essay: Transactional Man: Teaching Negotiation Strategy in the Age of Trump

(6/04/19)G. Richard Shell

Review of Martin E. Latz. The Real Trump Deal: An Eye-Opening Look at How He Really Negotiates.

Gregg Relyea

Core Negotiation Skills: Tools for Resolving Complex Political Disputes and Other Seemingly Intractable Disputes

(3/21/19)Gregg Relyea

The attempted negotiation concerning the government shutdown and border security is viewed by many as a tragedy of historic proportion, serving up examples of hubris, ignorance of established negotiation practices, and brinksmanship.

The Fault Lines of the Contemporary Political Divide - Part 3

(3/21/19)Kenneth Rasmussen, Milan Slama

This article by Milan Slama and Ken Rasmussen is the second part to discuss the current political divide.

Kenneth Rasmussen

The Fault Lines of the Contemporary Political Divide - Part 2

(3/15/19)Kenneth Rasmussen, Milan Slama

This article by Ken Rasmussen and Milan Slama is the second part to discuss the current political divide.

Milan Slama

The Fault Lines of the Contemporary Ideological Divide - Part 1

(2/26/19)Milan Slama, Kenneth Rasmussen

This article discusses the ideological divide looking at conflict from both a mediator's (Part 1) and a therapist's perspective (Part 2).

Kenneth Cloke

Ken Cloke Discusses Political Negotiation - Video

(2/12/19)Kenneth Cloke

Dispute Resolution leader Kenneth Cloke discusses how we can discuss politics to bring about change instead of division.

Joshua Javits

A Case of Bad Bargaining Practices

(1/31/19)Joshua Javits

The shutdown over a wall on the southern border shows how the political parties have ignored and violated several tenets of bargaining essential to reach an agreement.

Jessica Baen

Civil Discourse: The Means or the End?

(1/11/19)Jessica Baen

This article discusses facilitating political dialogue with Make America Dinner Again.

Dick Harris

Dissing of Civil Discourse pt. 3

(8/15/18)Dick Harris

Interestingly, since beginning of this series of posts several months back, the topic of seeking greater respect and civility in our political and social interactions has ratcheted up significantly, even becoming mainstream!

Joy Rosenthal

Families Belong Together

(8/10/18)Joy Rosenthal

Several experts have commented on the trauma the children must have experienced being separated from their families.

William Scott Harralson, J.D.

Morality and Mediation: Can We Reunite the Children?

(8/10/18)William Scott Harralson, J.D.

In April 2018, the U.S. Justice Department implemented a new “zero-tolerance” policy for the detention and arrest of undocumented immigrants. This article discusses how mediation techniques can be used to handle such a difficult situation.

John Lande

In Praise of a Trial

(8/03/18)John Lande

The trial of Paul Manafort is a good illustration of an important value of trials.

Tim Hicks

What Could be the Source of Modern Polarization?

(8/03/18)Tim Hicks

Everyone’s talking polarization these days.

Phyllis Pollack

Settlement Ethics 101

(3/23/18)Phyllis Pollack

So… is the attorney in the Daniels/Trump case in a no-win situation here?

John Lande

How Can We Build Common Ground Between Bubbles? - Revisited

(9/08/17)John Lande

Richard Barbieri, the general editor of ACResolutions, the quarterly magazine of the Association for Conflict Resolution, was struck by my series of posts after the November election about building common ground between “bubbles” in our society.

Joe Markowitz

Winning

(5/08/17)Joe Markowitz

In the analyses of this week's budget deal, whether from the politicians of both parties or from the pundits, mostly we are hearing about which side scored the most points.

Joe Markowitz

Compared to What?

(4/07/17)Joe Markowitz

In my sometimes over-simplified way of looking at negotiated agreements, I have argued that the most useful way to evaluate a potential deal is to compare it to alternatives that are actually available.

Dan Simon

Social Networking Ain’t Transformative Mediation

(3/03/17)Dan Simon

Those people [who share your political perspective] are vile and despicable and should be ashamed of themselves!

Phyllis Pollack

Alternative Facts

(2/24/17)Phyllis Pollack

After this political year, we ask: why will the publis only accept facts which support their current beliefs?

John Lande

Is Political Moderation a Virtue These Days?

(2/04/17)John Lande

In the wake of our extremely polarizing election this year, is moderation a virtue today?

Maria Simpson

Such Interesting Language!

(1/27/17)Maria Simpson

The current linguistic environment is instructive, scary, and actually great fun.

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