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Global Citizenship: Where the Burden of Legacy Ends, Where Our Future Begins

Meicen Sun | Posted 11.15.2016 | World
Meicen Sun

We don't have to say we take certain things for granted when we do - we do so by being okay with the status quo when we know change is urgently needed.

The New Global Leader, Part XI: Karin van Auwera, Strengthening Cross-Cultural Bridges

O'Brien Browne | Posted 10.01.2016 | Business
O'Brien Browne

Karin van der Auwera's life and career epitomizes our intricately connected globalized world. Of mixed Serbian and German descent, she has lived, worked and studied throughout the USA and Europe.

Green Roadmap; Not Silk Road: Kazakhstan's (renewed) Role in World Affairs

André Corrêa d'Almeida | Posted 02.01.2015 | World
André Corrêa d'Almeida

Kazakhstan can offer a much more visible contribution to international peace and prosperity. This country needs to be called upon to play a stronger and more active role in the mediation of interests between the United States (U.S.) and the European Union (E.U.), on one side, and Russia and the Middle East, on the other.

What If Climate Change Triggers Cooperation, Not Conflict?

Diana Liverman | Posted 07.18.2014 | Green
Diana Liverman

It is time for us to consider the possibility that climate change can trigger cooperation, not conflict. There are many examples of cooperation. We are in the third decade of worldwide intergovernmental cooperation to respond to the risks of climate change.

Chad Must Cooperate With the International Criminal Court

Mariana Rodriguez Pareja | Posted 04.21.2013 | World
Mariana Rodriguez Pareja

The visit of a president to a neighboring country should not be breaking news, unless the visiting president happens to be subject to an arrest warrant for heinous crimes and the host country is a state party to the Court that issued those warrants.

On Columbus Day, It's Time to Rethink Our 'Manifest Destiny'

Richard Steiner | Posted 12.08.2012 | Green
Richard Steiner

There is a better way to govern our last frontiers. The first thing we need is a "timeout." We need a lot more science, and more deliberate thinking about whether this frontier development will help, or hinder, our quest for a sustainable future.

How Hawkish Are Americans?

Lawrence Wittner | Posted 11.24.2012 | World
Lawrence Wittner

Americans favor a less militarized U.S. government approach to world affairs than currently exists. Perhaps the time has come for politicians to catch up with them!

The End Of The Beginning

Jim Selman | Posted 03.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Jim Selman

It is time for ordinary individuals to step up to some of the most profound and relevant philosophical questions in our history and confront the fact that "who we are" and what we believe may be more important than what we do.

Will Cancun Agreements Help Save the Planet?

Democracy Now! | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Democracy Now!

The U.N. Climate Change Conference in Cancún came to a close early Saturday morning after 193 countries signed on to a modest agreement to combat cli...

Welcome to 2025: American Preeminence Is Disappearing Fifteen Years Early

Michael T. Klare | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael T. Klare

In November 2008, the National Intelligence Council, an affiliate of the Central Intelligence Agency, has predicted that America's global preeminence would gradually disappear over the next 15 years.