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Solutionaries join us each Wednesday to help envision and build our future!


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Solutionaries join us each Wednesday to help envision and build our future!




The Alchemy of Peace - Sovaida Ma'ani Ewing

Sovaida Ma’ani Ewing is a prolific author, speaker, and international lawyer with 20 years of experience in public and private legal practice. She is the founding director of The Center for Peace and Global Governance (, a virtual think tank and online forum that pools and proposes principled solutions to pressing global challenges. She has published five books in the area of peace and global governance including “Building a World Federation: The Key to Resolving our Global...


Nonviolent National Defense! - Glen Anderson

TV host Glen Anderson strives tirelessly for peace, nonviolence, social justice, and a wide variety of progressive political issues. His cable TV show focuses on changing to a truly peaceful foreign policy, creating social justice and economic justice in many ways, and promoting nonviolence at all levels throughout society. He writes, speaks, conducts training workshops to strategize and build progressive grassroots social change movements. His shows are broadcast on Thurston Community...


“What if Grandpa had been killed in Vietnam? I wouldn't exist! Frank Kroncke

“What if Grandpa had been killed in Vietnam? We wouldn’t exist!” Thousands of kids and grandkids owe their lives to Frank Kroncke, who with the Minnesota 8 "liberated" most of Minnesota’s draft files. “My wife and I are celebrating our 40th wedding anniversary” Joe wrote. We have two sons who gave us six wonderful Grandkids. We are now retired and … enjoying life. None of this might have happened if I was sent to Nam or moved to Canada. I would like to thank you and seven others for what...


Nonviolence in Ukraine! - John Reuwer

John Reuwer is a board member of World BEYOND War and serves on the Committee to Abolish Nuclear Weapons with Physicians for Social Responsibility. A retired emergency physician and former adjunct professor of conflict resolution at St. Michael’s College in Vermont, Dr. Reuwer has studied, taught and practiced alternatives to violence for over 40 years. He was an International Protection Officer with the Nonviolent Peaceforce in South Sudan and has served on volunteer unarmed peace teams...


A heartfelt trip to Vietnam - Dennis Aftergut

Dennis Aftergut, a former federal prosecutor named “Lawyer of the Year” by California Lawyer Magazine for his pioneering work in litigation that was a stepping-stone toward same-sex marriage equality. Working now with Lawyers Defending American Democracy, Dennis writes and co-writes opinion pieces that have been published in The New York Times, Washington Post, NBC News, CNN, The Guardian, NBCThink, USA Today, the Los Angeles Times, Slate, Salon and more. See...


Build a Solartopia? - Harvey Wasserman

Can we shake our world off the path toward extinction and instead build a Solartopia? Harvey Wasserman is an author, radio host and activist working to bend the arc of history toward peace, love & understanding…plus justice. (See Solartopia, No Nukes, election protection, people’s history, nonviolent action….and our vital leap to green sustainability are advanced and promoted in his 20 books -- and discussed on his radio shows at and KPFK/Pacifica-Los Angeles. He...



What if the key to our future lies in our past? Realizing that law as a “battle” was actually a weak force not serving his clients needs so much as perpetuating the “war machine of litigation,” Eric Sirotkin shifted his legal skills into honing Gandhi’s “weapon of the strong.” He discovered that Satyagraha-based holistic spheres of collaborative and integrative law are a more powerful way to serve his clients and humanity. Eric weaves together the core wisdom of Navajo, Sioux, Onondaga,...


"The Third Harmony" - Michael Nagler

Michael Nagler, President of the Metta Center for Nonviolence, argues that nonviolence–not just as a tactic but as a way of being–is the only way to unite deeply divided people and enable progressive movements and leaders of all stripes to fulfil their promise and potential. -- See the video at: -- Music by: „World Citizen“ Jahcoustix feat. Shaggy courtesy of Dominik Haas, Telefonica and EoM Also, check out the film on World Citizen #1 Garry Davis at:...


Don't Bank on the Bomb! - Susi Snyder

Susi Snyder coordinates the Don’t Bank on the Bomb project and works with Nobel-Prize winner ICAN to engage the financial sector in moving us away from nuclear war. She contributed to the books A World Free from Nuclear Weapons, Sleepwalking to Armageddon: The Threat of Nuclear Annihilation and War and Environment Reader. She is a 2016 Nuclear Free Future Award Laureate and has worked in PAX's humanitarian disarmament team, coordinating nuclear disarmament efforts. Susi previously served...


Two Earth Heros! Star Trek/"The Day After" Director Nicholas Meyer and Whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg

Watch Nicholas Meyer, Director of "THE DAY AFTER" (see TRAILER), which had the largest audience of any made-for-television movie before or since! In the midst of the cold war nuclear arms race, it shook people to the core - 100 million Americans and 200 million Russians! It convinced US and Soviet leaders to START negotiations to reduce nukes! Nicholas also directed STAR TREK II: THE WRATH OF KHAN and STAR TREK VI: THE UNDISCOVERED COUNTRY. He wrote the screenplay for STAR TREK IV: THE...


Did a movie save the world? The answer will stun you... Director Jeff Daniels

Our special guest is Jeff Daniels, the award-winning producer/director of "Television Event"! Did a movie save the world? The answer will stun you... To Watch "TELEVISION EVENT" CLICK HERE! "The Day After" (ABC-1983) is the most-watched TV movie ever, dramatizing the chilling aftermath of a nuclear war on Lawrence, Kansas. The film helped turn viewers into activists-- and turn a U.S. president around. How did a major US network make such an earth-shaking film? Jeff brings us the...


What's better than a Domination System? Partnership! - Dr. Riane Eisler

Riane Eisler, JD, PhD(h), is recipient of the Distinguished Peace Leadership Award (earlier given to the Dalai Lama) and she is internationally known for her ground-breaking contributions as a systems scientist, historian and futurist. Learn of the exciting advances in Eisler's work since “The Chalice & The Blade” and how the Partnership system can help us build what Garry Davis called a “People Powered Planet!” In “The Real Wealth of Nations,” for example, she shows that the great...


No Nation is Above the Law - Bill Blum, Aura Kanegis, Mark Oettinger, David Gallup

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) ordered Russia to “immediately suspend” its invasion of Ukraine. 4 experts will discuss what it will look like when we evolve a future in which no nation or national leader is above the law. Can you imagine what the future will look like if we, the people, used our economic and nonviolent power to enforce world law? How could we enforce the recent World Court ruling against Putin’s invasion? Imagine implementing Kellogg Briand in which Russia, USA and...


How can we, as sovereign World Citizens Govern our World? SYNTEGRITY!

How can we, as sovereign World Citizens Govern our World? In 1993, Garry Davis, operating on behalf of world citizens, engaged organizational cybernetics pioneer Stafford Beer to join him in developing and testing an interactive system for ordinary people to have a real voice in governing spaceship Earth. Come hear about their early experiments and how we can now use the Syntegrity process and protocol to co-create whole system solutions to the Core Questions on Humanity's Table: How can...


What is beyond systems built on Domination Culture? - Rosie von Lila

What is beyond systems built on Domination Culture? Partnerism, developed by Dr. Riane Eisler, (The Chalice and the Blade) is a socio-economic system where all relationships, institutions, policies, and organizations are based on principles of equitable partnership that supports linking rather than ranking and hierarchies of actualization rather than hierarchies of domination. Rosie von Lila has worked with Burning Man headquarters since 2013 and been a member of the global Burning Man...


Changemakers Al Jubitz and Patrick Hiller!

Al Jubitz is a soft-spoken powerhouse - a changemaker working through Rotary to promote World Peace, Environmental Stewardship and the needs of at-risk children. He is Executive Producer of "A Bold Peace" a fabulous film about how Costa Rica, surrounded by hostile military powers, got rid of their military - and thus gained 75 years of peace, energy independence, education for all and so much more! He is on the National Advisory Board of Environmental Defense Fund and on the Leadership...


World Court of Human Rights - Mark Oettinger

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights unanimously confirmed that everyone on Earth has certain rights and freedoms. But who is going to enforce our rights? Who is going to protect our freedoms... and the most basic right of all -- the right of our species to survive on Planet Earth? Mark Oettinger, a seasoned attorney, educator and author, with extensive experience in Judicial Systems and Rule of Law, is working with the World Service Authority, founded by Garry Davis, to develop a...


SEEDS - Rieki Cordon

Rieki Cordon is an inspiring speaker with innovative ideas and creations to help plant the seeds for a better future. He will share some ideas on how we can opt-out of the degenerative economies that are harming our planet and opt-into regenerative economic systems that give us more voice and value while doing so! He also explains a unique perspective on cryptocurrencies that go well beyond the scams and ponzinomics you hear in the news. A facilitator and map-maker who is part of a...


Rene Wadlow

Prof. René Wadlow is the President of the Association of World Citizens, a global organization promoting oneness with humanity and seeing the whole planet as our home. It has official consultative status in the UN's Economic & Social Council. René first met Garry Davis at the home of Harry Jacobsen -- the machine-shop Guru and teacher of Natarajan's Indian philosophy -- who played a key role in inspiring Garry to declare a government of, by and for the people of Earth. Hear more about this...


Peter Meisen

Peter Meisen heads the World Energy commission of the World Citizen Government founded by Garry Davis. The inspiration for his life’s work came from meeting the visionary engineer Buckminster Fuller and reading his seminal book “Critical Path.” Dr. Fuller created the global gaming simulation, The World Game – “to make the world work for 100% of humanity in the shortest possible time through spontaneous cooperation without ecological damage or disadvantage to anyone.” Peter launched the...