PUBLICATIONS AND RESEARCH

 

Note:  Not listed here are dozens of political commentaries in newspapers such as the Roanoke Times and on web journal sites such as Counterpunch, PressAction.com or Reader Supported News' "Godot."   A few of these commentaries can be found on the page Political Editorials or World Government.   Selections from some of the publications below can be accessed through the home page.  Many of the articles concerning world government have also been posted on the World Prout Assembly web site (www.worldproutassembly.org) under the category of "World Government."

 

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BOOKS

 

The Anatomy of a Sustainable World: Our Choice between Climate Change and System Change, by Glen T. Martin, breaks new ground in the struggle for a transformed world system. This book examines the roots and the deadly consequences of our current unsustainable civilization as manifested in its war-system, nation-state system, and global economic system. All of these portend disaster for our planet unless we make profound systemic changes.

 This book illuminates both the roots of our present crisis and the concrete and practical steps we can take to transform civilization to sustainable principles. It does not rest in the realm of theory alone. It shows in detail what a sustainable world system would look like. It presents the specific political and economic steps we can take to make sustainability a reality.

 Please accept my congratulations on your new book. I think is excellent. It is clearly a must read.”   Prof. Dr. Timi Ecimovic, professor and chair of Environmental Sciences at Ansted University, Director,  SEM Institute for Climate Change, Korte, Slovenia.

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El Manifiesto de la Federacion de la Tierra /  Una Consticion para la Federacion de la Tierra by Glen T. Martin.

My 2003 work The Manifesto of the Earth Federation has been translated into Spanish by Dr. Eugenia Almand, edited by Dr. Rita Martin, and published in a separate volume with a Spanish translation of the Constitution for the Federation of Earth.  Pamplin, VA: Institute for Economic Democracy Press, September 2011 (156 pages).

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The Earth Federation Movement: Founding a Social Contract for the People of Earth. History, Vision, Documents by Glen T. Martin, Pamplin, VA: Institute for Economic Democracy Press, May 2011 (252 pages).

 This book lays out the foundations of the Earth Federation Movement in terms of its history and its philosophical grounding that includes sections on “ethical holism,” “democratic holism,” and “political holism.”  It includes eleven documents from the movement that illustrate these principles and several appendices with supplementary information.

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Triumph of Civilization – Democracy, Nonviolence, and the Piloting of Spaceship Earth by Glen T. Martin, Sun City, AZ: Institute for Economic Democracy Press, January 2010 (406 pages). 

 This book examines the concept of democracy and the related concept of nonviolence in the light of the global crises we face at the dawn of the 21st century.  It develops a deeper understanding of democracy that is inherently nonviolent and fundamentally holistic. It argues that the way out of our current set of interdependent crises and systemic violence is to establish Earth Federation through actualizing, under a world constitution, the three most fundamental features of authentic democracy: positive freedom, reasonable economic equality, and a global community premised on the many “human universals” that we all share as well as the common good of the Earth and future generations.

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The Constitution for the Federation of Earth: With Historical Introduction, Commentary, and Conclusion by Glen T. Martin, Sun City, AZ, Institute for Economic Democracy Press, 2010 (200 pages).

 This book represents the first time the Constitution for the Federation of Earth has been appeared in print from an official press with its own ISBN number.   The Constitution was developed by a drafting committee of 25 persons with feedback from hundreds of world citizens over a period of 33 years from 1968 to 1991.  In this premiere edition, Glen T. Martin has written a substantive historical introduction situating the Earth Constitution within the world federalist movement of the past 80 years, an extensive commentary on the Constitution that explains the significance of its 19 articles one by one, and a conclusion in which he discusses the larger meaning of the Constitution and the Earth Federation Movement that promotes it. The book includes bibliography and index as well as a number of appendices containing the relevant documents surrounding the Constitution and the Earth Federation Movement.

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Emerging World Law:  Documents and Decisions of the World Constituent Assemblies and the Provisional World Parliament, Eugenia Almand and Glen T. Martin, eds., Sun City, AZ:  Institute for Economic Democracy Press, 2009 (437 pages).  

This book includes not only the Constitution for the Federation of Earth but all the resolutions and provisional world laws passed by the Provisional World Parliament as well as chapters on the history of the World Constitution and Parliament Association, the world district courts, etc.

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Ascent to Freedom: The Philosophical Foundations of Democratic World Law, Glen T. Martin, Sun City, AZ: Institute for Economic Democracy Press, Sun City, Arizona, 2008 (320 pages). 

This book examines the historical development of philosophy of law toward its logical culmination in democratic world law.  It develops the meaning and implication of the concept of democratic world law in terms of our human potential for an economically and politically transformed world order.

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Our Common Enemy:  The Climate Change System Threat, Timi Ecimovic, General Editor and author.  Glen T. Martin, contributing author.  Korte, Slovenia: SEM Institute for Climate Change, 2006.  Includes by Glen T. Martin: "Climate Change and the Earth Constitution" and the "Introduction to World Revolution Through World Law" (reprinted from World Revolution Through World Law) pp. 43-74.

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World Revolution Through World Law:  Basic Documents of the Emerging Earth Federation, with an Introduction and Other Writings by Glen T. Martin,  Sun City, AZ: Institute for Economic Democracy Press,  November 2005, 278 pages. 

This work includes the Declaration of the Rights of People to Write a Constitution and Create Democratic World Government, the Manifesto of the Earth Federation, the Constitution for the Federation of Earth, and the Pledge of Allegiance to the Constitution.   It includes extensive commentary on these documents by Glen T. Martin, and essays by Dr. Terence P. Amerasinghe, Eugenia Almand, and Dr. Errol E. Harris.

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Millennium Dawn: The Philosophy of Planetary Crisis and Human Liberation, Glen T. Martin, Sun City, AZ: Institute for Economic Democracy Press, Sun City, Arizona (April 2005), 430 pages.

This work synthesizes a transformative social-political-economic philosophy with a philosophy of human spiritual and intellectual maturity and develops practical suggestions for realizing world peace, justice, and environmental sustainability.  It examines the writings of many modern and contemporary thinkers with a view to laying the foundations of a new world order under non-military, democratic world government.

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Century Twenty-One: Humanity at the Crossroads – The Manifesto of the Earth Federation, 33 page booklet written for the Provisional World Parliament, ratified at the Seventh Parliament in Chennai, India, December 26-30, 2003.  Published by the Institute On World Problems, 2004.

 

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ARTICLES, CHAPTERS, AND OTHER PUBLICATIONS

“Global Freedom and Democratic World Law—Actualizing Our Right to Planetary Peace,” invited article for the on-line journal Acme Intellects.  May 2013 issue:

http://www.acmeintellects.org/images/AIIJRMFILES/Apr2013/AIIJRM-APR2013-0-global-martin.pdf

 Wrote an invited Foreword for The Superman: Sri Aurobindo’s Integral Vision of the Religion of Humanity by Santi Nath Chattopadhyay, 2012.

“Tagore’s Mystical Humanism and the Future of Humanity,” invited article for a new volume on Tagore to be published in India, edited by Dr. Santi Nath Chattopadhyay, Director of ISISAR.  Forthcoming, 2012.

Three invited articles (2-4 pages each) for Whose Who in Global Studies, Alexander Chumakov, ed. on: “Glen T. Martin,” “Institute on World Problems,” and “World Constitution and Parliament Association.” Forthcoming 2012.

“World Union, WCPA, and Human Liberation,” article submitted to the journal World Union in March 2011.  Accepted, publication pending, 2012.

 “The Children,” poem published in December 2010 edition of Culture and Quest on World Peace Thinkers and Poets Meet – 2010, Kolkata, India, pp. 123-124.

 “Subverting the Coming Totalitarianism: Beyond Resistance to Liberation,” article reprinted in the December 2010 edition of Culture and Quest on World Peace Thinkers and Poets Meet – 2010, Kolkata, India, pp. 97-101.

 Three poems by Glen T. Martin (“This Grey Dawn,” “Freedom,” and “The Alchemist’s Song”) included in the volume Dawn Dancing: A Collection of Poetry by Elaine F. Webster, Institute for Economic Democracy Publisher, 2010.

“Swami Vivekananda and the Earth Federation Movement,” invited article for a forthcoming centennial volume on Vivekananda published in India, Dr. Santi Nath Chattopadhyay, editor, 2011.

  “From Meltdown to Paradigm Shift: Our Final Opportunity to Get It Right,” invited article for the journal Strategic Innovators, January 2009, 5400 words.

 Foreword to Twenty-first Century Democratic Renaissance: From Plato to Neoliberalism to Planetary Democracy by Errol E. Harris. Sun City, AZ: Institute for Economic Democracy Press, 2008, pp. v-vi.

 “A Founded World Order Versus an Evolved World Order,” invited article for the journal  Culture and Quest, Vol. VII, November 2008, pp. 25-30.

 Meltdown and Resurrection: India as the Economic and Political Catalyst for World Transformation,” invited article for the journal The India Economy Review, Vol. V/ Quarterly issue 31 Dec. 2008, pp. 64-70.  On-line at   http://www.iipmthinktank.com/publications/India-economy-Review.html, 3500 words.

  The Vexed Question of the Meltdown – More Industry Regulations?” invited article for Business and Economy Magazine, www.businessandeconomy.org., 750 words.

 “Glen T. Martin on the One World Campaign,” invited personal interview by Bangladesh journalist Alomigir Khan published in the Dhaka Courier, An Independent Newsmonthly, Vol. 25, issue 20 & 21, 5 December 2008, www.dhakacourier.net/issue20/index.html.

 “Language” invited article published in the on-line Journal Polimetrica, "The Language of Science" (ISSN 1971-1352).  The article is located at  http://www.polimetrica.eu/site/?p’48, beginning 6 March 2007.

 “World Government,” article for the Global Studies Dictionary, William Gay, ed., Buffalo NY: Prometheus Press, 2007.

  “Message from the President,” Article in IPPNO Newsletter, fall issue, 2006.

 “Global Democracy and the African Children’s Parliament,” invited article for the on-line publication Global Democracy Newsletter, November 2006.  The article is found at http://www.wmgd.net/archive/30102006.html.

 “The Roots of Terrorism in ‘Sovereign’ Nation-states and the Path to a Secure World Order” invited article posted on the website of the Russian Philosophical Society, Alexander Chumakov, editor, since May 2006:  http://www.globalistika.ru/p_ag4.htm.

 The Introduction to World Revolution through World Law was reprinted with a new Preface by GTM in the book Our Common Enemy: the Climate Change System Threat by Timi Ecimovic, et. al., Medosi, Slovenia: SEM Institute for Climate Change, 2006.   This book is also posted in PDF form at http://www.institut-climatechange.si/

 “Foreword” to Money: A Mirror Image of the Economy by J.W. Smith, Sun City, AZ: Institute for Economic Democracy Press, 2006, p. vi.

"The Use of Torture Serves Current U.S. Foreign Policy Objectives," article was reprinted in the a text book published by Thomson Gale Publishers entitled Is Torture Ever Justified? (At Issue Series), August 2005, pp. 54-58.

"The Roots of Terrorism in "Sovereign" Nation-states and the Path to a Secure World Order," article in Culture and Quest: On Violence, Nonviolence, and World Peace, Kolkata, India: ISISAR, 5 Jan.05 issue, pp. 53-58. This article was also published as "The Roots of Terror in "Sovereign" Nation-states and the Path to a Secure World Order," in United World - CDWG (Coalition for Democratic World Government) News & Views, Mar-Apr, 2005, Vol. 18, No.2, pp. 11-18.

"George W. Bush and the Manifest Destiny of the United States," article invited by the Columbian journal La Semana. Translated into Spanish and published at www.semana2.terra.com.co. May issue, 2005.

"Islam and the Political Unification of Humanity" article published on the on-line journal entitled Future Islam - A Journal of Future Ideology That Shapes Today the World of Tomorrow, Nov./ Dec. 2004 issue: www.futureislam.com

"World Government," article for the Encyclopedia of Global Issues, I.I. Mazour, A.N. Chumakov and W.C. Gay, eds, Raduga Publishers, Moscow, 2003, pp. 551-555.

"A Beacon of Hope in Dark Times," article in The Human Quest, March-April, 2003, pp. 19-20.

"The Principle of Unity in Diversity for Planet Earth," article in the Invitation to the World Judiciary, CMS, Lucknow, India, Sept-Oct. 2002, pp. 225-226.

"The Death of Democracy and the World’s Future," article in Across Frontiers – A WCPA–GREN Publication for Humanity, September 2002, pp. 8-9.

"Breaking the Cycle of Violence and Terror," article in Across Frontiers - A WCPA-GREN Publication for Humanity, January 2001, pp. 3, 13, and 15.

"Democratic World Government and the Thought of Mahatma Gandhi," article in Bhavan’s Journal, May 2003, a worldwide publication based in Mumbai, India.  This article was picked up and reprinted in World Union Quarterly, September 2003 issue.

"Unity and Diversity in the Constitution for the Federation of Earth," article forthcoming in Bhavan’s Journal, a worldwide publication based in Mumbai, India.

"The Route to Global Peace: Democratic World Government and a Specific Plan for Economic Conversion," article forthcoming in the volume World Peace Thinkers Meet, ISISAR Publisher, Calcutta, India.

"Unity In Diversity as the Foundation of World Peace," article in , Paul Smithka and Alison Bailey, eds., Community, Diversity, and Difference: Implications for Peace, Rodopi Press, 2002, pp. 309-325.

"Breaking the Cycle of Violence Forever," article in the Concerned Philosophers for Peace Newsletter - Special Double Issue on Terrorism and War in the 21st Century, Vol. 21, No. 1 & 2, Spring and Fall, 2001, pp. 25-28.

"The President’s Report," and "The IPPNO Document on World Peace," articles in the Newsletter of the International Philosophers for Peace, Winter, 2001-2002, pp. 3 & 5.

"The Promise of Our Age – A New Human Maturity," article in the journal The Human Quest - A Journal of Liberating Religion, March-April 2001, pp. 10-12.

"Foreword" to the IPPNO Document on World Peace, International Philosophers for Peace, April 2001.

"Freedom, Ethics, and Compassion," reprint of my 1997 article in an anthology entitled Freedom, Calcutta, India: Naya Prokash Publisher, 2000, pp. 187-201.

"The President’s Report," article in the Newsletter of International Philosophers for Peace, Winter, 1999-2000, p. 3.

"A Planetary Paradigm for Global Government," lead article (Chapter One) in the volume entitled, Toward Genuine Global Governance: Critical Reactions to "Our Global Neighborhood," Errol E. Harris and James A Yunker, eds., Praeger Books of Greenwood Publishing Group, 1999, pp. 1-18.

"Three Stages in the Dialectical Realization of Democracy and the Constitution for the Federation of Earth" (Part One), article in the journal Across Frontiers - A WCPA/GREN Publication for Humanity, March-April, 1999, pp. 19-20. Part Two in Across Frontiers, May-June, 1999, pp. 20-22.

A number of reports and documents in connection with my WCPA/GREN activities have also appeared in the journal Across Frontiers - A WCPA/GREN Publication for Humanity: One of my reports on my work in Cuba appears in the August 2000 issue (page 14). The January-February 2001 issue includes three items regarding my work for democratic world government: (1) The "Malta Resolution on the Spirit of Global Governance" (pp. 10-11) that I wrote and successfully defended at the Fifth Provisional World Parliament held in Malta in November 2000; (2) My report on my work in Bangladesh and India in December 2000 and January 2001 (p. 15); and (3) my photo on page 16 working with others on the "Core Group Empowerment" program of the newly created Graduate School of World Problems. The July 2001 issue carries the letter that I wrote and gave to Cuban leaders with whom I met this past summer in June 2001 (page 5) as well as the report I submitted on this work (pages 7 and 10).

"Liberal Religion and the Genocide in Iraq," article in the journal The Human Quest – A Journal of Liberating Religion, July-August, 1999, pp. 12-13.

"A Buddhist Response to Institutional Violence," article in the volume entitled Institutional Violence, Deane Curtin and Bob Litke, eds., Rodopi Press, 1999.

"Preface" to Seeking Balance: A Collection of Poetry by Elaine Webster, Naples, NY: Dawn Dancer Press, 1998.

"Freedom, Ethics, and Compassion," article in the Volume on Freedom from the journal Culture and Quest, published by the International Society for Intercultural Studies and Research (ISISAR), India, 1997.

"The President’s Report," article in the Newsletter of International Philosophers for Peace, Fall, 1998.

"Nuclear Madness" and "Freedom in Cuba," two articles in the Newsletter of International Philosophers for Peace, Fall, 1997. "Nuclear Madness" was picked up by the journal The Human Quest – A Journal of Liberating Religion, May-June, 1998.

Book review of Joan Stambaugh, The Other Nietzsche, in International Studies in Philosophy, Fall, 1998.

Book review of The Evidential Argument from Evil, ed. Daniel Howard-Snyder, in the journal Teaching Philosophy, 20:2, June, 1997.

"Eschatological Ethics and Positive Peace," article in the volume entitled Perspectives on Power and Domination, Laura Duhan Kaplan and Laurence F. Bove, eds., Rodopi Press, Fall, 1996.

"IPPNO - Past and Future," address to membership on being elected President of IPPNO, Newsletter of International Philosophers for Peace (IPPNO), October, 1996.

"Wittgenstein, Language, and Education for Creativity," article in the journal Teaching Philosophy, Volume 19, Number 1, March, 1996, pp. 31-46.

Book review of Graham Parkes, Composing the Soul: Reaches of Nietzsche's Psychology in Journal of the History of Philosophy, Volume XXXIV, Number 1, January, 1996.

Book review of Our Global Neighborhood: Report of the UN Commission on Global Governance, Newsletter of International Philosophers for Peace, Fall, 1995.

Book review of Martin Warner, ed., Religion and Philosophy in Teaching Philosophy 18: 1, March, 1995.

"Deep Peace," an expanded abstract of my paper "Eschatological Ethics and Positive Peace," Newsletter of International Philosophers for Peace, Winter, 1994-95.

"Wittgenstein and Time," and "Kierkegaard and Time," two articles published in the International Encyclopedia of Time, Samuel L. Macey, ed., Garland Press, 1994.

Book review of Robert E. Carter, Becoming Bamboo: Eastern and Western Explorations of the Meaning of Life, in Canadian Philosophical Reviews, April, 1993.

Book review of Nishitani Keiji, The Self-Overcoming of Nihilism, in The Review of Metaphysics, March, 1992.

"Deconstruction and Breakthrough in Nietzsche and Nagarjuna," article in the volume Nietzsche and Asian Thought, Graham Parkes, ed., University of Chicago Press, 1991, pp. 91-111.

"A Post-modern Education Towards Integral Liberation," professional paper reprinted in the 1991 Proceedings of the Association for Process Philosophy of Education.

From Nietzsche to Wittgenstein - The Problem of Truth and Nihilism in the Modern World, Glen T. Martin, New York: Peter Lang Publisher, 1989, 401 pp. This work offers complete interpretations of both Nietzsche and Wittgenstein and draws on the mystical traditions (especially Buddhist thought) to address the problem of truth and value in the modern world.

"The Religious Nature of Wittgenstein's Later Philosophy," article in the journal Philosophy Today, Volume 32, Number 3, Fall, 1988, pp.207-220.

"A Critique of Nietzsche's Metaphysical Skepticism," article in the journal International Studies in Philosophy, Volume XIX, Number 2, Summer, 1988, pp.51-59.

Book review of John A. Tabor, Transformative Philosophy: A Study of Sankara, Fichte, and Heidegger, in the journal Metaphilosophy, Vol. 17, No.4, October, 1986.

Book review of Tracy B. Strong, Nietzsche and the Politics of Transfiguration, in the Journal of the American Academy of Religion, March, 1978.

Published extensive data and statistics (in conjunction with the Medical Director) as Medical Records Office Supervisor for The Center for Reproductive and Sexual Health in The New England Journal of Medicine, February 24, 1972.

 

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