Authors’ Campaign

Authors’ Campaign

These authors have agreed to set aside their philosophical differences in order to encourage the holding of a global referendum on the general goal of a democratic world parliament.

For a broad overview of global governance, please check out the following enlightening books and articles.

MASTER LIST FOR AUTHORS’ CAMPAIGN

123 participants in the VWP Authors’
Campaign as of August 20, 2010

in alphabetical order by surname

Abdullah Al-Ahsan – Ummah or Nation?: Identity Crisis in Contemporary Muslim Society


Eugenia Almand (first editor, with Glen T. Martin) – Emerging World Law: Key Documents and Decisions of the World Constituent Assemblies and Provisional World Parliament


Edy Korthals Altes – Spiritual Awakening: The Hidden Key to Peace and Security, Just and Sustainable Economics, A Responsible European Union


Daniele Archibugi – The Global Commonwealth of Citizens: Toward Cosmopolitan Democracy


Mary-Wynne Ashford (with Guy Dauncey) – Enough Blood Shed: 101 Solutions to Violence, Terror and War


John Avery – “Against the Institution of War” (article, The Pari Dialogues, Vol. 1)


Joseph Preston Baratta – The Politics of World Federation, Vol. 1, United Nations, U.N. Reform, Atomic Control; Vol. 2, From World Federalism to Global Governance


Benjamin Barber – Fear’s Empire: War, Terrorism and Democracy in an Age of Interdependence


Frank Barnaby (editor) – The Gaia Peace Atlas


Byron Belitsos (with Jerry Tetalman) – One World Democracy: A Progressive Vision for Enforceable Global Law


James Bohman – Democracy Across Borders


Morrison Bonpasse – The Single Global Currency: Common Cents for the World


Gillian Brock – Global Justice: A Cosmopolitan Account


John Bunzl – The Simultaneous Policy: An Insider’s Guide to Saving Humanity and the Planet


Michael P. Byron – Infinity’s Rainbow: The Politics of Energy, Climate and Globalization


David E. Christensen – Healing the World: A Primer About the World and How We Must Fix it for Our Children


Robin Cohen (with Steven Vertovec, editors) – Conceiving Cosmopolitanism: Theory, Context, and Practice


Brian Coughlan – “Why Replace the UN with a Directly Elected Parliament?” (article, Innovation and Creativity in a Complex World)


Guy Dauncey – Stormy Weather: 101 Solutions to Global Climate Change


Garry Davis – World Government, ready or not!


Troy Davis – Appel à une Démocratie Mondiale


Donatella della Porta – Another Europe. Conceptions and Practices of Democracy in the European Social Forums


Jack Donnelly – Universal Human Rights in Theory and Practice


Nigel Dower – An Introduction to Global Citizenship


Anne Howland Ehrlich (with Paul R. Ehrlich) – The Dominant Animal: Human Evolution and the Environment


Paul R. Ehrlich (with Anne Howland Ehrlich) – The Dominant Animal: Human Evolution and the Environment


Katherine Ellison (with Gretchen Daily) – The New Economy of Nature: The Quest To Make Conservation Profitable


Giulio M. Gallarotti – The Power Curse: Influence and Illusion in World Politics


Johan Galtung – Peace by Peaceful Means: Peace and Conflict, Development and Civilization


Ross Gelbspan – Boiling Point: How Politicians, Big Oil and Coal, Journalists and Activists Have Fueled the Climate Crisis – and What We Can Do to Avert Disaster


Chahine Ghais – “Globalism and Localism: Changing our Political Understanding of Sovereignty and Democracy” (article, Palma, Vol. 7, No. 1)


Jamshid Gharajedaghi (with Russell L. Ackoff) – “Designing a Replacement for the UN” (article, Rescuing the Enlightenment from Itself, Vol. 1)


Dhanjoo N. Ghista – Socio-Economic Democracy and the World Government: Collective Capitalism, Depovertization, Human Rights, Template for Sustainable Peace


Ronald J. Glossop – Confronting War: An Examination of Humanity’s Most Pressing Problem


Robert Goodland (with Dan Janzen) – Race to Save the Tropics: Ecology and Economics for a Sustainable Future


Carol C. Gould – Globalizing Democracy and Human Rights


Mike Gravel, U.S. Senator (1969-1981) and presidential candidate – Citizen Power: A Mandate for Change


Andrew Greig – Taming War: Culture and Technology for Peace


David Ray Griffin – (chapter in The American Empire and the Commonwealth of God: A Political, Economic, Religious Statement, entitled) “Global Empire or Global Democracy: The Present Choice


Thomas N. Hale (co-author) – “A covenant to make global governance work” (article, OPEN DEMOCRACY, https://www.opendemocracy.net/globalization-vision_reflections/covenant_3141.jsp)


Christopher Hamer – A Global Parliament: Principles of World Federation


Ilkka Hanski – The Shrinking World: Ecological Consequences of Habitat Loss


John Harte – The Green Fuse: An Ecological Odyssey


Mary Ellen Harte (with J. Harte) – Cool the Earth, Save the Economy: Solving the Climate Crisis is EASY (ebook, https://www.cooltheearth.us)


Patrick Hayden – Cosmopolitan Global Politics


Denis Hayes – The Official Earth Day Guide to Planet Repair


David Held – Global Covenant: The Social Democratic Alternative to the Washington Consensus


Hazel Henderson (with Daisaku Ikeda) – Planetary Citizenship: Your Values, Beliefs and Actions Can Shape a Sustainable World


Peter Hesse – Vision Works: From Vision to Action


Thomas Homer-Dixon – The Upside of Down: Catastrophe, Creativity, and the Renewal of Civilization


Andrew Hurrell – On Global Order: Power, Values and the Constitution of International Society


Fernando Iglesias – Globalizar la Democracia: Por un Parlamento Mundial (Globalizing Democracy: Appeal for a World Parliament)


Sohail Inayatullah – Understanding Sarkar: The Indian Episteme, Macrohistory and Transformative Knowledge


Margaret C. Jacob – Strangers Nowhere in the World: The Rise of Cosmopolitanism in Early Modern Europe


Didier Jacobs – Global Democracy: The Struggle for Political and Civil Rights in the 21st Century


Mary Kaldor – Global Civil Society: An Answer to War


Michael Kessler – History of the Future


Demetrius Klitou – The Friends and Foes of Human Rights (ebook)


William Knoke – Bold New World: The Essential Road Map to the Twenty-First Century


Hans Koechler – Global Justice or Global Revenge?


Mathias Koenig-Archibugi (editor, with David Held) – Global Governance and Public Accountability


Ervin Laszlo, founder, Club of Budapest – The Chaos Point: The World at the Crossroads


Finn Laursen – “Federalist Theory and World Order” (article, Amsterdam: Institute for Global Policy Studies, Occasional Paper No. 4)


Mona Lee – Alien Child (a novel promoting global democratic governance)


Eric K. Leonard – The Onset of Global Governance: International Relations Theory and the International Criminal Court


Lucio Levi – Crisi dello Stato e governo del mondo (Crisis of the state and world government)


Gil Loescher – UNHCR: The Politics and Practice of Refugee Protection into the 21st Century


Matthias Lutz-Bachmann (with James Bohman, editors) – Perpetual Peace: Essays on Kant’s Cosmopolitan Ideal


Jake Lynch – Debates in Peace Journalism


Kate Macdonald – “Non-Electoral Accountability in Global Politics: Strengthening Democratic Control within the Global Garment Industry” (article, with Terry Macdonald, European Journal of International Law, vol. 17, no. 1)


Terry Macdonald – Global Stakeholder Democracy: Power and Representation Beyond Liberal States


Dada Maheshvarananda – After Capitalism: Prout’s Vision for a New World


Raffaele Marchetti – Global Democracy: For and Against


Glen T. Martin – Ascent to Freedom: Practical and Philosophical Foundations of Democratic World Law


Walter Mattli (with Ngaire Woods) – The Politics of Global Regulation


Steve McIntosh – Integral Consciousness and the Future of Evolution


Ozay Mehmet (with Errol Mendes) – Global Governance, Economy and Law: Waiting for Justice


Saul Mendlovitz (editor) – On the Creation of a Just World Order: Preferred Worlds for the 1990s


Michael M’Gonigle (editor, with Fred P. Gale) – Nature, Production, Power: Towards an Ecological Political Economy


George Monbiot – The Age of Consent: A Manifesto for a New World Order


Antonio Mosconi – La fine delle egemonie: Unione europea e federalismo mondiale (The End of the Hegemonies: European Union and World Federalism)


James P. Muldoon Jr. – The Architecture of Global Governance: An Introduction to the Study of International Organizations


Robert Müller – The Birth of a Global Civilization: With Proposals for a New Political System for Planet Earth


Tim Murithi – “Rethinking the United Nations System: Prospects for a World Federation of Nations” (article, International Journal on World Peace)


Chandra Muzaffar – Global Ethic or Global Hegemony?: Reflections on Religion, Human Dignity and Civilisational Interaction


Patrizia Nanz – Europolis: Constitutional Patriotism Beyond the Nation State


Mike Nickerson – Life, Money & Illusion: Living on Earth as if we want to stay


Kai Nielsen – Globalization and Justice


Darren O’Byrne – The Dimensions of Global Citizenship: Political Identity Beyond the Nation-State


Ron Pagnucco (co-editor) – Transnational Social Movements and Global Politics: Solidarity Beyond the State


Heikki Patomäki (with Teivo Teivainen) – A Possible World: Democratic Transformation of Global Institutions


Fred Pearce – The Last Generation: How Nature Will Take Her Revenge for Climate Change (U.S. title, With Speed and Violence: Why Scientists Fear Tipping Points in Climate Change)


Jan Nederveen Pieterse – Globalization and Culture: Global Mélange


Jonathon Porritt – Capitalism: As if the World Matters


Sudhir Chella Rajan – “Global Politics and Institutions: A ‘Utopistic’ View” (article, Economic and Political Weekly, Vol. 42, No. 41)


Stuart Rees – Passion for Peace: Exercising Power Creatively


Joan Roughgarden – The Genial Gene: Deconstructing Darwinian Selfishness


Craig E. Runde – (Chapter 7 in Transcending Boundaries, entitled) “Beyond Nationalism


Saskia Sassen – Territory, Authority, Rights: From Medieval to Global Assemblages


Joseph E. Schwartzberg – Revitalizing the United Nations: Reform through Weighted Voting


Modesto Seara-Vazquez – A New Charter for the United Nations


Jim Stark – Rescue Plan for Planet Earth: Democratic World Government through a Global Referendum


John Stewart – Evolution’s Arrow: The Direction of Evolution and the Future of Humanity


Keith Suter – Global Order and Global Disorder: Globalization and the Nation-State


John O. Sutter – Sovereignty, Self-Government and Global Government


Toshio Suzuki – “International Party for the World Government” (article, https://www.w-g.jp/wgi/library/articles-&-mails/party.htm)


Torbjörn Tännsjö – Global Democracy: The Case for a World Government


Peter J. Taylor – World City Network: A Global Urban Analysis


Teivo Teivainen (with Heikki Patomäki) – A Possible World: Democratic Transformation of Global Institutions


Jerry Tetalman (with Byron Belitsos) – One World Democracy: A Progressive Vision for Enforceable Global Law


Oliver Tickell – Kyoto2: How to Manage the Global Greenhouse


John E. Trent (with Monika Rahman) – Modernizing the United Nations System: Civil Society’s Role in Moving from International Relations to Global Governance


Tu Weiming – Humanity and Self-Cultivation: Essays in Confucian Thought


James Tully – Public Philosophy in a New Key: Volume 1, Democracy and Civic Freedom, Volume 2, Imperialism and Civic Freedom


Kimon Valaskakis (with Peter S. Sindell) – The Conserver Society: A Workable Alternative for the Future


Frank Vibert – “The new cosmopolitanism” (article, OPEN DEMOCRACY, https://www.opendemocracy.net/democracy-UN/article_1069.jsp)


Joshua Weiss – Which Way Forward?: Mediator Sequencing Strategies in Intractable Communal Conflicts


Thomas G. Weiss – What’s Wrong with the United Nations and How to Fix It


Alexander Wendt – “Why a World State is Inevitable” (in the European Journal of International Relations)


Burns H. Weston – “Toward Nuclear Disarmament and Global Security: A Search for Alternatives


Josep Xercavins– “World Democratic Governance” (article, published by Secretariat of the UBUNTU Forum)


James A. Yunker – Political Globalization: A New Vision of Federal World Government


Thomas D. Zweifel – International Organizations and Democracy: Accountability, Politics, and Power