Psychopathic Leaders: Are Obama and Netanyahu any better than Assad and Mubarek?

By Kathleen Barry, Today, President Assad spoke on the uprisings in Syria. He attributed them to extremists. But we have been following the Syrian revolution on television and over the internet. When we hear comments like that, preceded by former President Mubarek’s claim that the Egyptian Revolution was provoked by Al Qaeda, we see just […]

UNMAKING WAR, REMAKING MEN

How Empathy Can Reshape Our Politics, Our Soldiers and Ourselves Forthcoming October, 2010 Recommended Read/ www.unmakingwar.net One day at a beach Kathleen Barry witnessed an accidental death. Seeing how empathy drew together the bystanders – strangers until that moment – in shared human consciousness, she asked: ‘Why do we value human lives in everyday moments […]