High school students discover power and self-interest at Model UN conference this weekend

High school students learned how to tackle the most troubling issues in the world today at the University of Denver Model UN Conference.  But more importantly, they had the chance to experience the dynamic power relationships between countries and self-interests.   Pressing issues such as Myanmar’s ethnic conflict and Venezuela’s drug trafficking occupied a a…

Why we cannot isolate the Israeli/Palestinian conflict (with an audio interview)

  Denver, CO, March 2, 2013 – John Davies-Schley (16 years old, Denver Center for International Studies)This is a reflection of John Davies-Schley following his interaction with former Israeli soldiers and his interview with Denver locals on the complexity of the Israeli/Palestinian issue. The dirty little secret about complexity is that it’s everywhere. Consider that…