Wednesday, May 21, 2008

That Global Thinking Thing

Today is exactly two weeks away from the June 4, 2008, Blog Blast for Peace. Starr Ann wanted me to suggest that we practice up thinking about the planet as one big globe we all have to share. That's it. Just practice up thinking that way. Because we're going to have to get real good at it, real soon.

UNITED NATIONS, May 19 (IPS) - "A rolling tsunami of social unrest is underway as we speak -- hungry people are desperate people capable of taking desperate actions. This tsunami is rapidly enveloping the global South, and it won't take much longer before it knocks at the door of the global North," warned Vicente Garcia-Delgado, the U.N. representative for CIVICUS, the world alliance for citizen participation.