A New Start

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A couple of months ago I went to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to teach about extremism. I’ve done that many times but this time it was different. My teaching, the workshop was directed towards the future, not towards the past, it was about what we could create, what we could do to end extremism as a […]


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Two weeks ago I went to Paris to meet with members of the Families Against Extremism and Terror (FATE) Network. I was there to meet with mothers and siblings who had lost their children to ISIS. Their families had been touched by extremism at the deepest level, their sons and brothers had joined the ranks […]

Here I am, outside the Oslo courthouse on the opening day of Breivik's trial against the state.

In Defence of Human Rights for Terrorists

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On Wednesday a Norwegian court ruled that the stated had abused the human rights of the terrorist Anders Behring Breivik in prison. I have since made numerous appearances, and written a few texts in the support of equality before the law, principles, and human rights, something some people describes as shocking. I will share more […]

Death to the Death Penalty

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We’ve got to end nonsense that is capital punishment now! Eighty-eight percent of the top criminologists across the United States do not believe the death penalty acts as a deterrent to homicide, according to a new study published in the Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology. 87% of the expert criminologists believe that abolition of […]

We never play solo!

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Nick Alexander, the merchandise manager for Eagles of Death Metal, was killed during Friday night’s attack in Paris. May he Rest in Peace. Here’s a beautiful post about him: http://observer.com/2015/11/we-are-all-the-road-crew/ My worst nightmare as someone who’s spent a fair amount of time working in theatre, as well as against violent extremism, is that something similar […]