Conflict Resolution

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From wars in the Balkans and the Middle East to labor disputes and family feuds, mediation is being touted as the way to contain conflicts and prevent them from turning violent. Today, we'll talk to the man who's an apostle of the so-called "third side". But, we'll also hear a warning that conflict resolution too often means peace at any price-with justice sacrificed to harmony. Then, we'll look at the role of mediation in the recent MTA strike.
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Credits

Host:
Warren Olney

Producer:
Frances Anderton