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March 2012

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Citizens’ Reappropriation of Politics
Imagine All the People: Advancing a Global Citizens Movement
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¤ 21 March 2012
Translations: English (original) .

All over the world people have been mobilizing, sometimes with amazing results, sometimes with tragic ones. How can we change the world? The time has come for a Global Citizens Movement (GCM). Margaret Mead’s famous dictum – “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has” – requires a caveat: the moment must be ripe. The time is propitious. The burning question is no longer if or when, but how? Can the GCM crystallize with sufficient speed and scale? Learn about the ongoing Widening Circle Strategy, and start your own circle!

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