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Volume 1, Issue 3 - October 2011

Organization Abolishes Scarcity
Organizing International Food Security
A Mediterranean - EU Community for a New Era of Mankind
Boundless Frontiers of Untold Wealth
In Search of Failure’s Silver Lining
The Moral Arc of History
Rising Expectations, Social Unrest & Development
Mediation of Conflicts by Civil Society
The Turn Towards Unity: Converting Crises into Opportunities
The World in 2052
Brief History of Alternative Dispute Resolution in the United States
Taming Global Governance Idea Chaos: A “Frontier Frame” for Recent Books
The Evolution of Wealth & Human Security: The Paradox of Value and Uncertainty
Rethinking Growth: The Need for a New Economics
Real Economies and The Illusions of Abstraction
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The World in 2052

Ian Johnson

Society is evolving. Understanding the present in the light of the past, we see only the problems resulting in gloom. Understanding the present in the light of the future compels us to evolve ... Read More

Rethinking Growth: The Need for a New Economics

Roberto Peccei

The world needs a paradigm shift in economics similar to the one physics experienced at the dawn of the last century, when quantum mechanics and the special and general theories ... Read More

The Evolution of Wealth & Human Security: The Paradox of Value and Uncertainty

Orio Giarini & Garry Jacobs

We have organized production to perfection, but left out the most crucial ingredient - humanity. We have raised the value of GDP phenomenally, but overlooked the value of human security ... Read More

Real Economies and the Illusions of Abstraction

Hazel Henderson

First, we must recognize the crises we face are not black swans, fat tails or perfect storms, but symptoms of our limited perception, fragmentary reductionist mindsets, models ... Read More

The Moral Arc of History

Robert W. Fuller

The difference between predation and competition is that predation knows no rules. In contrast, competition can be made fair. Making sure that it is - by disallowing rankism in all its guises - a proper function of government ... Read More

Mediation of Conflicts by Civil Society

Melanie Greenberg, Robert J. Berg & Cora Lacatus

Working for peace is part of the heritage WAAS fellows have been given by Academy founders who, after helping develop the theories and technology for nuclear weapons, were amongst the first to recognize that they ... Read More

Rising Expectations, Social Unrest & Development

Ashok Natarajan

Rising expectations release enormous amount of social energy that spills over into social unrest when no suitable positive channels are available to utilize it for social advancement ... Read More

Brief History of Alternative Dispute Resolution in the USA

Michael McManus & Brianna Silverstein

The wide range of innovative mechanisms commonly employed to settle disputes outside the courtroom is illustrative of the larger potential for organizational innovation in other fields designed ...
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Turn Towards Unity: Converting Crises into Opportunities

Garry Jacobs

Today humanity has acquired the conscious self-awareness and the organizational capacity for self-expression and coordinated action. Organizing the consciousness of the global power of citizenry ... Read More

In Search of Failure's Silver Lining

Bengt-Arne Vedin

I would suggest searching for a more appropriate word for failure, one not tainted with negative connotations. Because failure is the high road to innovation, because failure is the inevitable investment in the future ... Read More