Johan Galtung and Amy Goodman Talk Peace, Justice, Empire, Occupation

Human Wrongs Watch

American Friends Service Committee – TRANSCEND Media Service*

A dialogue between sociologist Johan Galtung, “Father of Peace and Conflict Studies,” and Amy Goodman of Democracy NOW! Sponsored by the Envision Peace Museum, American Friends Service Committee.



*Johan Galtung, a professor of peace studies, dr hc mult, is founder of TRANSCEND Internationaland rector of TRANSCEND Peace University. He was awarded among others the 1987 High Livelihood Award, known as the Alternative Nobel Peace Prize.Galtung has mediated in over 150 conflicts in more than 150 countries, and written more than 170 books on peace and related issues,96 as the only author.

More than 40 have been translated to other languages, including 50 Years-100 Peace and Conflict Perspectives published by TRANSCEND University Press. Transcend and Transform was translated to 25 languagesHe has published more than 1500 articles and book chapters and over 500 Editorials for TRANSCEND Media Service.

Moreinformation about Prof. Galtungand all of his publicationscan be found at

*Amy Goodman is the host of “Democracy Now!” a daily international TV/radio news hour airing on more than 900 stations in North America.

She is the author of Breaking the Sound Barrier, recently released in paperback and now a New York Timesbest-seller.

This article originally appeared on Transcend Media Service (TMS) on 26 Nov 2018:  TMS: Johan Galtung and Amy Goodman Talk Peace, Justice, Empire, Occupation

2018 Human Wrongs Watch

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