CGS MN Newsletter

Stay up-to-date on upcoming events, and read thoughtful essays from CGS-MN members. Published each January, March, May, September and November. Current and archived newsletters available on this page.

 

NOVEMBER 2017

  • MEET ME IN ST. LOUIE ... THE 2017 CITIZENS FOR GLOBAL SOLUTIONS ANNUAL MEETING
  • CGS-MN CO-SPONSORS THE UNA-MN ANNUAL MEETING, NOV. 4TH: "CONNECTING THE LOCAL AND GLOBAL: MINNESOTA'S ROLE WITH THE SDGs"
  • THIRD THURSDAY GLOBAL ISSUES FORUMS for November 2017 and January 2018
  • IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS:
    • Joe Schwartzberg to receive the Harold E. Stassen Award from UNA-MN at its annual meeting.
    • "The World is My Country" will be shown Nov. 11th at St. Anthony Main Theatre, 4pm, sponsored by Veterans for Peace.
    • CGS-MN new website feature: Peacemakers of Minnesota video series.


SEPT 2017

  • CGS-MN PARTICIPATES IN THE DEMOCRACY CONVENTION, AUGUST 2-6, MINNEAPOLIS
  • REAFFIRMING OUR ROOTS, FORTIFYING OUR FUTURE, by Nancy Dunlavy, CGS-MN president
  • TAKE SOME TIME TO VISIT YOUR WEBSITE! http://globalsolutionsmn.org/
  • CGS-MN PARTNERS WITH THE “WAMM CAMPAIGN TO BAN NUCLEAR WEAPONS”
  • CGS-MN 2016-17 Year in Review, by Dick Bernard
  • Join CITIZENS FOR GLOBAL SOLUTIONS, MINNESOTA
  • THIRD THURSDAY GLOBAL ISSUES FORUMS
  • UPCOMING EVENTS TO NOTE


May 2017

  • World Premiere: The World is My Country
  • Shawn Otto's "The War on Science, Who's Waging It, Why it Matters, What We Can Do About It." By Dick Bernard
  • THIRD THURSDAY GLOBAL ISSUES FORUM: "Global Refugee Crisis", Presenter: Daniel Wordsworth
  • "Russia: The New Cold War", Presenter: Todd Lefko


March 2017

  • WEBSITE RESOURCES TO OFFER DIVERSE PERSPECTIVES ON THIRD THURSDAY FORUM TOPICS By Gail Hughes, CGS-MN President
  • RETHINKING SOVEREIGNTY By Joseph E. Schwartzberg
  • THIRD THURSDAY GLOBAL ISSUES FORUMS
  • WORLD LAW DAY, MONDAY, MAY 1, 5:30 P.M. GANDHI MAHAL, MINNEAPOLIS MN
  • A THOUGHT TOWARDS A BETTER WORLD By Dick Bernard, Vice-President, GlobalSolutionsMn.org


January 2017

  • IT’S HERE!  CGS-MINNESOTA LAUNCHES NEW WEBSITE By Nancy Dunlavy, CGS-MN board secretary and website co-manager
  • ARE YOU READY TO GIVE UP? OR IS IT TIME TO STEP UP?  By Roxanne Abbas, CGS-MN Board member, and State Coordinator of Minnesota Peace Project
  • WE NEED A DEPARTMENT OF PEACE.  Judi Poulson, CGS-MN member, Fairmont MN
  • U.N. UNDER THREAT!
  • THIRD THURSDAY GLOBAL ISSUES FORUMS


November 2016

  • The Faces of Future Leaders in Our World
  • Hats Off to Jim Nelson, By Joe Schwartzberg
  • An interesting proposal for a solution in Syria
  • Upcoming Third Thursday Global Issues Forums
  • Change is ahead for our website
  • POLITICS AND A 501(c)3 ORGANIZATION
    By Dick Bernard, editor, Vice-President


September 2016

  • A PEACE-FILLED GATHERING OF FRIENDS IN FAIRMONT MINNESOTA, By Nancy Dunlavy
  • UPCOMING THIRD THURSDAY GLOBAL ISSUES FORUMS
  • THE LESSON OF BREXIT: THEY NEED TO FIXIT!, Gail Hughes, President
  • IN MEMORIAM: Lynn Elling; Wendell R. Anderson
  • A CONFERENCE ON U.N. REFORM, AND AN EXCITING NEW PROJECT, By Joe Schwartzberg Director, The Workable World Trust