Wim Laven

Wim Laven

Wim Laven teaches courses in political science and conflict resolution at Kennesaw State University in Georgia, and is on the Governing Council of the International Peace Research Association.

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The Shameful Exploitation of Martin Luther King Jr. Views
Saturday, April 07, 2018
The Shameful Exploitation of Martin Luther King Jr.
At 12:17 p.m. on April 4 th Congressman Barry Loudermilk posted , “‘Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.’ – Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.” to his Facebook wall. At 9:13 a.m. Vice President Pence posted : “50 years ago today, Dr...
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Donald Trump Views
Sunday, July 23, 2017
Progress Report, Donald Trump: Failing
Assessments are a key tool in most fields. In some industries they are provided through do-well/do-better meetings, in others through critical feedback loops, and, in mine, through teacher evaluations and student report cards. In order to be effective assessments use rubrics to assess key data...
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Marchers, signs, and tent at the March on Washington, 1963 Views
Saturday, July 01, 2017
A Political or Apolitical 4th of July?
With a long holiday weekend lined up for the 4 th of July most people are probably worried about having enough food for the barbeque, or hoping that their get-togethers aren’t too political. Facebook will be littered with messages of freedom, and assorted dissents. I post a link to Frederick...
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