February 25th, 2015 by Peninsula Mediation

Merri Hanson of Peninsula Mediation & ADR presented “Moving Beyond the Single Story,” a half-day workshop for adult and school group docents at the National Gallery of Art in Washington DC on January 11, 2017. This workshop explored how unconscious bias shapes the stories that we tell. Our biases can exclude alternative views or expand […]

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What happened to logic and reason in the presidential campaign of candidate Hillary Clinton in the 2016 US Presidential Election? We are told that we are living in a “post fact” world now. Democrats ruminate over ways they could have engaged in less character defense and a better portrayal of the “facts.”  Facts like that Obama’s policies put 22.309 million people to work from the depths of the recession in January 2010 to the end of his term. Or that in 2010 he instituted and sustained $858 billion in business tax cuts for economic stimulus programs. The public seemed not to much care about what constituted a “fact” or what sources were even credible. (more…)