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Interview with Oliver Strijbis: Swiss Lessons on Identity and National Unity

July 3, 2020. Almost all countries face the question of whether multiple ethnic groups can co-exist peacefully under the same umbrella of a single government.

Why Trust Prevents Nations from Tearing Themselves Apart

June 5, 2020. The backbone of a happy, healthy society is rooted in how much its citizens trust one another. If one place could teach a few things about creating a peaceful society, it would be Denmark.

Reconciliation Includes Sharing Toys

March 13, 2020. As we drove up, I could already imagine the headline: Two Middle-Aged White Men Drive onto Indian Reservation and Steal Mountain Bike in Broad Daylight. The truth is far more interesting.

Can Social Trust and Diversity Co-exist?

Sept. 6, 2019. Sometimes they can get too much publicity, but can you blame them. The Danes just seem to get things right. But even the Danes can make mistakes.