Party Time?

An exchange prompted by the essay A World Political Party: The Time Has Come

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Vicki Assevero
We don’t need a “party” so much as a shared global platform to unite organizing efforts across countries.

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Michel Bauwens
Building a Global Commons Coalition to connect and empower multiplying efforts to revitalize the commons is the way to go.

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Andreas Bummel
An essential basis for a globalized politics would be establishing a democratic global parliament.

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Kavita Byrd
A world political party is the next step in institutional evolution, and we shouldn’t be afraid to take it.

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Joseph Camilleri
If we want to avoid the exclusions that dominate politics today, robust intercultural dialogue must precede any new institutions.

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David Christian
New integrated curricula and a “big history” perspective will help create the global citizens who will become the foundation for a world party.

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Richard Falk
The prime historical moment for a world political party may have passed, but the idea can still inspire us to move forward.

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Ashish Kothari
Rather than a distant world political party, a networked movement of movements could be the solution our global crises demand.

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Valentine M. Moghadam
We need global coordination across our parties and movements to have impact at the scale of the challenges.

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William I. Robinson
A world political party must be explicitly anticapitalist if it is to be ready for the task of social transformation.

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Author's Response
Heikki Patomäki addresses points raised by the contributors to this roundtable. Read

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