Dag Hammarskjold. Crisis Manager and Longer-Range World Community Builder .

Dag Hammarskjold (29 July 1905 -18 September 1961). You wake from dreams of doom and −for a moment− you know: beyond  all the noise and the gestures, the only real thing, love’s calm unwavering flame in the half-light of an early dawn.
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The Doomsday Machine. Confessions of a nuclear war planner.

By Lawrence S. Wittner. It’s not every day that an insider tells us how preparations for nuclear war have been proceeding. So, when one does, it’s worth sitting up and taking notice. Daniel Ellsberg Although Daniel Ellsberg is best-known for his 1971
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Jan Christian Smuts: What Rises Converges

Jan Christian Smuts (1870 – 1950 ) It has been my lot to have passed many of the years of my life amid the conflicts of men; in their wars and in their Council Chambers.  Everywhere I have seen men search and
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Thomas Berry: A World Citizen’s Ecological Vision

“ As we enter the 21st century, we observe a wide-spread awakening to the wonder of the Earth.  This we can observe in the writing of naturalists and environmental organizations dedicated to preserving the integrity of the planet. The human venture depends
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Pitirim Sorokin: The Renewal of Humanity

Pitirim Sorokin (1889-1968) was concerned; especially in the period after the Second World War; with the relation between the values and attitudes of the individual and their impact on the wider society.  His key study Society; Culture and Personality: Their Structure and
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Albert Thomas: The ILO Centenary. by Rene Wadlow

Albert Thomas (1878 -1932); was a French socialist close to Jean Jaures; who was assassinated on the eve of the First World War by a French Nationalist; who thought Jaures was too active trying to prevent a war with Germany. Ralph Waldo
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Maurice Strong (1929-2015): The UN Voice for Environmental Action by Rene Wadlow.

Just on the eve of the Paris Climate Conference (COP 21); and the discussions on climate change and a sustainable world society; Maurice Strong died on 27 November 2015. Strong more than any other person in the United Nations system; had been
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Alexandre Marc: Con-federalism, Cultural Renewal and Trans-frontier Cooperation

Alexandre Marc (19 January 1904 – 22 February 2000) was born as Alexandre Markovitch Lipiansky in Odessa, Russia in 1904.  He later simplified his name by dropping Lipiansky (which his sons have reclaimed) and modifying his father’s first name to Marc which
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Sri Lanka: Sectarian Violence and the Higher Self by Rene Wadlow

On 14 and 15 May 2019, revenge violence; broke out in a number of towns in Sri Lanka against Muslim shopkeepers by Christians; motivated by the Easter Sunday attacks on three Christian churches, two Roman Catholic and one Protestant.  The Easter church attacks
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