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#1048 – Dr. Joseph Schwartzberg: Remembering India's Early Support for 'One World'

PRE-NOTE: Too rarely, in this age of sound-bites, Twitter feeds, Text messaging, analysis by headline and screen crawlers, and similar shorthand, and other often blatantly false “forwards”, comes a breath of fresh air, an actual ‘back-and-forth’: an e-mail between two friends with acknowledged expertise about their topic of conversation. What follows is such an e-mail […]

#822 – Dick Bernard: Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, 7 p.m. Dr. Joseph Schwartzberg on Transforming the United Nations System Designs for a Workable World

Dr. Schwartzberg gets right to the point in the very first sentence of his introduction to his important new 400 page book, “Transforming the United Nations System, Designs for a Workable World“: “Global problems require global solutions”. He will introduce his book to us at GlobalSolutionsMN.org Third Thursday, January 16, 2014, 7 p.m. at the […]

#511 – Dick Bernard: Lynn Elling, World War II & Korea Veteran, Businessman, World Citizen

UPDATE, May 7, 2016: LYNN ELLING, Minneapolis MN, died February 14, 2016, a few days short of 95 years of age. You can read his obituary here. A followup feature obit was published in the Minneapolis paper on February 25, 2016, can be read here. See also Celebration May 1 2016001 of his life on […]

#381 – Dick Bernard: Detente, June 3, 1990: the Gorbachevs come to Minnesota for a visit

June 3, 1990, was a chilly, somewhat blustery and threatening rain day in Minnesota. It was also the day that USSR President Mikhail Gorbachev and his wife, Raisa, came to the Twin Cities of Minneapolis-St. Paul to visit. It was a ‘coup’ of sorts for we in the hinterlands of the U.S., as outlined in […]