To defuse political violence across US, conflict mediators apply lessons from gang disputes and foreign elections

The U.S. isn’t the first country to suffer election-related violence. Activists are learning from other countries how to keep the peace. Roberto Schmidt/AFP via Getty Images After a violent American election season, activists are trying to keep the peace using technologies and techniques more often applied in unstable democracies. As inflamed supporters of Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, attempting to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election, members of the DC Peace Team – a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit organization that promotes nonviolent conflict resolutio…

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