Global Citizenship

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The Insurgent Power of the Commons in the War Against the Imagination

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I believe the commons paradigm can help us develop a new social and cultural vision, and new strategies for practical change. Paradoxically enough, redirecting our attention away from conventional politics and policy may offer the most promising possibilities for developing a transformational vision.

BOOK | Farming for the Long Haul

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Farmers in urban civilizations have always been subject to powers beyond them. Indeed, there is ample evidence that urban civilizations were invariably built on the conquest and subjection of farming cultures. Our current food industry grew out of the defeat of farmers’ efforts in the late nineteenth century to win fair prices for their production.

We Are All Global Citizens | Seeing Ourselves in the Advancement of All

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Our Keynote authors represent the Coalition for Global Citizenship (CGC2030). The Coalition, based at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, advocates that governments, public and private sectors, and civil society, all work from a basis of values of just and fair treatment, inclusion and cooperation.

Sacred Diplomacy in the Emerging Ecozoic Era

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International diplomats are worn out from the toxic politics, overriding militarism, and positional bargaining for land, money, and power that define present negotiations.

The Practice of Global Citizenship

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Global unity is our evolutionary destiny. This is what we believe at Kosmos, and why we continue.

FILM | LIFEBOAT, Refugees Adrift at Sea

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Kosmos Journal | In 2015, your team produced 50 Feet from Syria, a film focused on the civilian impact of the Syrian conflict. Your new film, Lifeboat, bears witness to refugees desperate enough to risk their lives in rubber boats leaving Libya. What was different for you personally about making those two films?

On Elevating the Human Narrative

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Judy Rodgers | ...I think decisions about things like governance or institutions source from our awareness. We can’t build something if it’s outside the scope of our awareness. We can’t design a true commons if we’re in a very limited consciousness.

Global Citizenship | An Emerging Agenda in Education

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Introduced at an early stage of child development, global citizenship education enhances mutual respect and understanding, tolerance, and cultural literacy, while substantially weakening the power of radicalized messages.

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They Sang with a Thousand Tongues: The Poetry of Diversity

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Let me tell you a story about how the world began. I promise you the story is not completely untrue. […]