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About Karen Ridd

Karen Ridd is an educator, storyteller and learner in Conflict Resolution and International Development Studies at Menno Simons College of the Canadian Mennonite University, affiliated with the University of Winnipeg.  Karen contributed her personal stories to this article, parts of which appeared previously in Nonviolence for Elvin Spirits, edited by Jack Ross. 

Articles by Karen Ridd

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Francesc Badia i Dalmases is Editor and Director of democraciaAbierta.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Humor but not humiliation: finding the sweet spot in nonviolent conflict resolution

Humor is a time-honored strategy in the repertoire of nonviolence, but we must learn to use it properly. Poke fun at the problem not the person.

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