Global Problems require Global Solutions. And momentum toward those Solutions will only come about from informed and engaged Global Citizens … people who want to learn about and take action on the world’s biggest challenges. We provide here a growing collection of resources for global citizen education.

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Peace & Justice

Minnesota Alliance of Peacemakers

The World Bank Data Blog

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute

Peace Research Institute Oslo

"The War Prayer" by Mark Twain, 1905.

The Original Mother's Day Proclamation

VIDEO: Paul K. Chappell talks with Tavis Smiley, aired 4/6/12
Iraq War veteran, retired U.S. Army captain, peace activist and author of Peaceful Revolution describes being "pro-military, anti-war" and speculates on whether world peace is possible

On the Causes of War, by Michael M. Andregg, 1999, A review of this book can be found here.

 Intelligence Ethics, edited by Michael M. Andregg, published by the Center for the Study of Intelligence and Wisdom, 2007.

How "Wisdom" Differs from Intelligence and Knowledge in the Context of National Intelligence Systems, by Michael M. Andregg, for the Intelligence Studies section of the International Studies Association, Portland, OR, February 28, 2003.

The US Decision to Invade Iraq in March 2003, Chasing Phantom WMDs: How Human Intelligence was Used, Abused and Politicized to 'fix the facts around the policy,' presented by Michael M. Andregg, at the Fifth “Need to Know” Conference on “The Human Element in Intelligence,” 5-6 November, 2015, in Greifswald, Germany.

Why Fight?, An Essay on the Morality of Wars: When to Start Them, How to Fight Them, and When Not To, presented by Michael M. Andregg for the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, 2016 Ethics Symposium. Presented on April 20, 2016.



peacemakers of Minnesota video series

The Peacemakers of Minnesota Video Series is a collection of interviews of key individuals who have been part of the peace and justice movement in Minnesota for decades.  The project was conceived and interviews were conducted by Ehtasham Anwar (Pakistan), Humphrey Fellow, University of Minnesota Law School, Human Rights Center.  Videos were recorded by Suhail Ahmed (Pakistan), Humphrey Fellow, University of Minnesota Law School, Human Rights Center. The project was supervised by Dick Bernard, president (2005-07) of the Minnesota Alliance of Peacemakers and then-vice-president of Citizens for Global Solutions, Minnesota.  

The following Minnesotans with a history of working for peace and justice were interviewed in May and June 2014. 


Mary Morris





Dr. Joseph Schwartzberg


Don Christiansen