Author Archives: Marilyn Jackson

The Truth Commission and Restorative Justice

Posted on January 8, 2011 (moved from M. Jackson blog)  In June of 2009, we showed a film at WISR called Zulu Love Letters, which was critical of the Truth Commission in South Africa.  The point was that for such terrible … Continue reading

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The Role and Importance of Collaboration in Inquiry & Action Research

This will be the first of a series of quarterly seminars on Action Research to be held on Saturday, January 15, 10:00am-12:30pm, led by John Bilorusky, PhD and Marilyn Jackson, PhD, Faculty, Facilitators.  We will discuss the significant role collaboration … Continue reading

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The Commons is historically a place that is shared by a community for communal use.  The article, Theft of the Commons at Thom Hartmann’s website, sees it at something that took away from the communal aspect of society in Europe.  … Continue reading

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About Us

“Commons” is a blog of for students, faculty and others of the Western Institute for Social Research (WISR pronounced “wiser”) who want to engage in discussion about a variety of topics we are developing in our social research studies. To … Continue reading

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