South China Sea Delimitation Disputes: Good Faith Negotiations Needed.

By Rene Wadlow. There are several maritime delimitation disputes;  that are currently dangerous and require good-faith negotiations to prevent increased tensions. World Citizens had played an important role in the Law of the Sea Conference (UNCLOS) negotiations;  and in the creation of
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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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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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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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Jean Ziegler. Destruction Massive: Géopolitique de la faim

(Paris: Editions du Seuil, 2011, 343pp.) Translated into English and published as Jean Ziegler Betting on Famine: Why the World Still Goes Hungary (New York: The New Press, 2013). The First Millennium Goals set in 2000 were to half poverty and hunger
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Arnaud Desjardins: Cultural Bridge-builder and World Citizen

Arnaud Desjardins (1925-2011) was a leading figure in introducing the broader French public to the philosophies and religious practices of Asia. His films devoted to Tibetan Buddhist leaders, Indian religious teachers, Japanese Zen philosophers, and Afghan Sufis were widely shown on French
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Laurens van der Post: Memories, Dreams, Reflections by Rene Wadlow

Laurens van der Post (1906-1996) was a Citizen of the World in Spirit but also an Afrikaner; aSouth African writer but who wrote in English. Deeply influenced by his friendship;  with the Swiss psychologist Carl Gustav Jung;  Van der Post could also
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Langston Hughes (1 Feb 1902 – 22 May 1967) A People’s Poet

“Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken-winged bird that cannot fly.” Langston Hughes Langston Hughes was an African-American poet;  through Negro was the term at the time;  and many of Hughes’ poems have Negro in the title
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Lewis Mumford (1895-1990) Urbanization and an Organic View of the City

There is a sense of great opportunity and hope that a new world can be built in which social and economic progress; environmental protection and better standards of living can be realized through global solidarity and cooperation.  Nowhere can these goals be
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Teilhard de Chardin: The Noosphere and Evolution toward World Unity

Why do we hesitate to open our hearts to the call of the world within us, to the sense of the earth. By  ‘sense of the earth’;  we mean here the passionate sense of common destiny that draws the thinking fraction of
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