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About Ted Comet

Ted Comet is Honorary Associate Executive Vice President of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, which is engaged in rescue, relief and reconstruction activities in over 70 countries worldwide. He was born in Cleveland and now lives in New York City. Ted has received numerous awards for his work during a lifetime of community service.

Articles by Ted Comet

This week’s editor

Alex Sakalis, Editor

Alex Sakalis is associate editor of openDemocracy and co-edits the Can Europe Make It? page.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

On a good day she would kiss me back: transforming trauma into creative energy and action

Instead of giving in, the deepest thing we can do with trauma is to transmute pain into actions that heal ourselves and help other people. A powerful meditation on love, loss, recovery and resistance.

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