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Who’s Afraid of Global Governance?

Who’s Afraid of Global Governance? If it’s done right, it’s neither utopian nor an authoritarian menace.  And it’s needed urgently.  It could be a matter of life and death for us all. 


“Sustainable Development”: How’s It Going?

The U.N.’s original definition of the term has been corrupted, and the current U.N. iteration (in a set of 17 Development Goals) is an overreach.  Either way it’s failing.   What is to be done? This currently fashionable concept first arose in the 1980s.  A U.N. report stressed that it should be about basic needs.  Our current emphasis on “growth” and increased “wealth” is unsustainable. I believe we must return to the original 1987 U.N. definition, which focused on our basic needs, and make it a global priority going forward.