Antonio Gramsci: A Cultural Base for Positive Action.

By Dr. Rene Wadlow. Antonio Gramsci (22 January 1891 – 24 April 1937); was an Italian Socialist; and then Communist editor ; who is best known for his notebooks of reflections; that he wrote while in prison. (1).   Gramsci grew up on
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James Alex Michel. Rethinking The Oceans.

(St.Paul,MN:Paragon House, 2016). The United Nations  held a high-level conference in New York; 5-9 June 2016 devoted to , James Alex Michel; long-time President of the multi-island Republic of Seychelles (2004-2016); has developed many themes on ocean use in his important book
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Denis de Rougemont (1906-1985), The Future is within us.

By Dr. Rene Wadlow. Self-government will be; first of all; the art of getting people to meddle in things which concern them.  It will soon call for the skill of challenging once again; decisions which concern them; and which have been taken
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Abraham H. Maslow. Cultural-Bridge-builder through Psychology

Abraham Maslow was a US professor of psychology, most of his career at Brandeis University in Massachusetts.(1)  Maslow’s writings cover a wide range from an early interest in anthropology to his later applications of humanistic psychology to business and education. His mature
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Internationl Day of Happiness.

20 March is the U.N.-designated Internationl Day of Happiness.  Each year since 2013 the Day has a special theme.  2020 is “Happiness Together: focusing on what we have in common rather than what divides us.”    The Association of World Citizens (AWC)
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Creative Education for Global Citizenship.

Education for Global Citizenship should Support Innovative Pedagogies. We live in a world in which all societies are changing quickly.  Teachers must help students to analyze the causes and the consequences of these changes.  Often; the experience of the parents does not
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Raimon Panikkar: Myths as a bridge between cultures

“Cultural Disarmament” Raimon Panikkar (1918-2010) active in the movement for world citizenship was an Indian, Roman Catholic theologian, well versed in Catholic, Hindu, Buddhist, and Western philosophical thought. He proposed the need for “cultural disarmament” (1) Cultural disarmament entails a criticism of
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Libya: The Fairy Godmothers hoping to bless a new State Structure meet in Berlin.

by Rene Wadlow. The Fairy Godmothers of world politics met in Berlin,  on 19 January 2020 to assist at the birth of a State structure arising,  from the currently deeply divided factions of Libya: German Chancellor,  Angela Merkel and U.N. Secretary-General Antonio
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Norman Cousins: A Pioneer of Track II Diplomacy.

World Citizen Norman Cousins (24 June 1915-30 November 1990) was a pioneer of Track II diplomacy. Track I is official government to government diplomacy among instructed representative of the State.  Track II is a non-official effort;  usually by a non-governmental organization (NGO)
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The Shifting Grounds of Conflict and Peacebuilding: Stories and Lessons

John W. McDonald with Noa Zanolli. The Shifting Grounds of Conflict and Peacebuilding: Stories and Lessons. (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2008, 341pp.) This book is an increasingly used form of oral history collection — sometimes transformed into a book;  sometimes kept as
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