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Revisiting the Statue of Liberty

Revisiting the Statue of Liberty

By Hector Lopez THE STATUE OF LIBERTY Not like the brazen giant of Greek fame, With conquering limbs astride from land to land; Here at our sea-washed, sunset gates shall stand a m...

Two Poems That Speak Truth to Power

Two Poems That Speak Truth to Power

                    REFUGEE We all are running from something throughout our lineage our people ran from the wild woolly Mother Ea...

GLOBAL GOVERNANCE: Can We Talk About It? Must We?

GLOBAL GOVERNANCE: Can We Talk About It? Must We?

We live in a balkanized world. Huge problems of global dimensions are dealt with poorly or not at all. This is largely because the solutions are sought within a framework of separa...

Proposal for a Global Organization of Democracies (GOOD)

Proposal for a Global Organization of Democracies (GOOD)

The big world conferences on climate every 20 years (1972 Sweden, 1992 Brazil, 2012 Denmark) have failed. Bill McKibben and 350.org are raising consciousness and prodding conscienc...

Civic Engagement


Ranked Choice Voting: Embracing a move from margins to the mainstream
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By Rob Richie In my 23 years at FairVote, I’ve seen my share of advances and setbacks. I’ve gone from years of working from home to having a staff of more than ten, then twice ...

Peace / Nonviolence


Two Poems That Speak Truth to Power
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                    REFUGEE We all are running from something throughout our lineage our people ran from the wild woolly Mother Ea...


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From the Editors

The Thoughts Within
The Thoughts Within

We don’t have an overall specific theme this time that includes most or all of the articles. We have a medley of articles, some of which go together, such as the two articles on ...

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Letters

GH 32, Letters to the Editor

TO THE EDITOR Thank you for another excellent issue of Green Horizon, Spring/ Summer 2015). Herewith a brief comment on a couple of the pieces. I was very pleased to see the poem b...

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News

First Norwegian Green Party Member of Parliament

The Greens made history in Norway on September 9 when the people of Oslo elected the first ever Green Party Member of Parliament. With 97% of the votes counted, Rasmus Hansson, a f...

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Stronger Communities

For the Earth, Our Planet: an eOS Proposal – Part 3
For the Earth, Our Planet: an eOS Proposal – Part 3

By Steven Schmidt, [email protected] Editor’s Note: Continuing his series of articles entitled eOS, an eco-operating system, Steve Schmidt looks over the horizon as he encourages “g...

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Beyond the U.S.

Indigenous People in the Eye of Climate Disruption
Indigenous People in the Eye of Climate Disruption

By Romi Elnagar “What we are fighting to protect is the survival of this generation and the continuation of the human race,” fifteen-year-old climate activist Xiuhtezcatl Roske...

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