Spring | Summer 2007
Toward a New World Civilization
Visual Meditation by Mae O'loughlin 2007 | Photography | Jeff Busby
A NEW WORLD POLITICAL ARCHITECTURE
by Mikhail Gorbachev
World leaders meet to initiate a new world political order. What is on their agenda and how does it relate to grassroots efforts? Why are politicians lagging behind in adapting to 21st century change and what are they doing about it?
BUSINESS AS AN AGENT OF WORLD BENEFIT
by David Cooperrider
Just when we thought transnational corporations were the problem in fair globalization, we learn how business is leading efforts in global transformation through cutting-edge positive approaches. Why not an Indra's Net for Business?
Indra's Net | Fractal Image by Linda Allison
GLOBAL CIVIL SOCIETY | A UNIQUE SOCIAL EVOLUTION
by Nancy Roof
Global civil society is now recognized as a major player in global affairs. Learn how shifts in consciousness, relationships, and power have transformed the nature of international influence and opened it up to contributions by you and me.
THE UNITED NATIONS REVISITED
by Marco Toscano-Rivalta
What is your perspective on the UN? Weak and ineffectual, or the hope of the world? An international civil servant at the UN explores the significance of the UN as a unique experiment in collective intelligence and in the collective will of humanity.
Let Us Beat Swords Into Plowshares | Yevgeny Vuchetech
by John Schmidt
An organizational consultant to the Fortune 500 shares his cutting-edge integral approach to leadership. What are the three journeys that are central to interior development and self-realization for leaders of the future?
View from Rajastan Palace | Photography by Kevin Kelly
LEADING FROM THE EMERGING FUTURE
by C. Otto Scharmer
What is leading from the future? Aren't we supposed to lead from past experience? Learn the groundbreaking 'Theory U,' developed by an integral pioneer at MIT that breaks through the rational mind to reach the will and source of transformation.
A Japanese Maple | Photography by Lois Jewel Barber
Voices of Youth