James Taylor Ranney. World Peace Through Law.

(London: Routledge, 2018). James Ranny has written a most useful account of the transformation of international law  toward world law; as a framework of the World Society.  There was a century of the progressive development of international law;  from the first Hague
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Winds of Change: The Challenge of Modernity in the Middle East and North Africa.

Cyrus Rohani and Behrooz  Sabet (Eds). (London: SAQI Books, 2019, 304 pp). The winds of change blow in a good number of directions;  and at different strengths within the Middle East and North Africa.  At times;  the wind seems calm;  and then
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Indra’s Net : Alchemy and Chaos Theory as Models for Transformation.

Robin Robertson. (Wheaton, IL: Quest Books, 2009, 182pp.) There is a spiritual alchemy; by means of which adversity; resulting from attitudes and actions motivated by fear; ignorance and selfishness can be transformed by the deliberate exertion of energies; and the enactment of
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Deep Ecology: Living as if Nature Mattered.

Bill Devall and George Sessions. (Layton, UT: Gibbs Smith, 1985, 267pp.) In his Small is Beautiful Fritz Schumacher wrote:  “In the affairs of men;  there always appears to be a need for at least two things simultaneously;  which on the face of
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21 June: A Day of Balance and Harmony.

by Rene Wadlow.               Our earth is a small star in the great universe            Yet of it we can make, if we choose, a planetUnvexed by war, untroubled by hunger or fear,Undivided by senseless distinctions of race,
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George Kent. Caring About Hunger.

(Sparsnas, Sweden: Irene Publishing, 2016, 199pp) Questions and concerns about food security are gaining increasing attention at local, national, and international levels.  Food security holds that all people at all times;  have access to sufficient, safe, and nutritious food;  necessary to lead
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8 June: The Law of the Seize.

By Rene Wadlow.  8 June of each year has been proclaimed by The UN General Assembly as the Day of the Law of the Sea. However; as my friend John Logue; who had participated with me as non-governmental organization representative in the
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Gary Lachman. The Return of Holy Russia.

(Rchester, VT: Inner Traditions, 2020, 425 pp.) Gary Lachman’s book could more accurately have been titled “The Return of the Silver Age”;  but the Return of Holy Russia is more dramatic;  and more easily understood  by those unfamiliar with Russian literary currents. 
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Mehran Kamrava. Troubled Waters. Insecurity in the Persian Gulf.

(Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2018) The 14 September 2019;  drone attacks on oil installations in eastern Saudi Arabia have dimmed hope for U.S. – Iranian discussions aimed to reduce tensions;  and potentially end the armed conflict in Yemen. Tensions have increased; 
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