By chance, world leaders and I are in Geneva today, on peace missions of different sorts. Events of the past two weeks spur reflection on the ways in which their big mission and my little one intersect.
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A familiar sea of humans, cows, and three-wheeled auto-rickshaws… with some new features: People of all stripes gathering around giant outdoor projection screens to cheer every turn of the Indian athletes in the Commonwealth Games… Brand new Delhi Metro terminals, still not-quite-finished and already falling apart, teeming with hurried passengers…
A family of celebrated traditional musicians in a village outside Hanoi lends their talents for a CD and documentary film to raise funds to build a new school and road for their village.
The Earthville Arts crew joins OnePeople Voice for an artistic cross-cultural bridge-building expedition to Bali and Java, and the crowds go wild!