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System Failure? Look Upstream

Why it's important to address our economic problems at their Wall Street roots.

This is the fourth of a series of blogs based on excerpts adapted from the 2nd edition of Agenda for a New Economy: From Phantom Wealth to Real Wealth. I wrote Agenda to spur a national conversation on economic policy issues and options that are otherwise largely ignored.

SOTU: Use Newfound Corporate Tax Revenue to Invest in America

Some of this revenue should be used for long overdue investments in education, health care, and energy retrofits.

 In his State of the Union speech, President Barack Obama zeroed in on the ways that corporations have gamed the tax code, saying: 

A Bad Theory

As part of the New Economy 2.0 series 

 

By David Korten

The Illusion of Money

Real wealth or phantom assets? David Korten explores the difference between the kind of wealth that makes life better and the phantom wealth created by financial speculation.

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Food for a Rooted Future

Rice farmers in the Philippines go chemical free, community strong.

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Rocky Times Ahead: Are You Ready?

This isn't a future you can, or should, face alone. How to make sure you don't have to.

 “I don’t believe the economy is getting better,” says Billy R., a member of a mutual aid group in Oregon that he jokingly calls “my reality support group.” “All around me I’m surrounded by media and advertising urging me to keep borrowing, buying, and sleepwalking. I love meeting with others who are staring down the potential risks and challenges of the future.”

Microcredit: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Unraveling the confusion behind microcredit: how some models help alleviate poverty, while others exploit the poor to make the rich richer.

By David Korten

Wall Street’s Zero Sum Game: Phantom Wealth

As part of the New Economy 2.0 series 

 

By David Korten

The Missing Vision

David Korten begins a blog series outlining his Agenda for a New Economy.

This is the first of a series of blogs based on excerpts adapted from the 2nd edition of Agenda for a New Economy: From Phantom Wealth to Real Wealth. I wrote Agenda to spur a national conversation on economic policy issues and options that are otherwise largely ignored.

Celebrating Felice Yeskel

Felice was a remarkable trainer and public speaker on issues of class, human liberation and economic justice.

 Felice Yeskel, a warrior for economic justice, has left us.  After a two-year battle with cancer, Felice died on Tuesday, January 11, surrounded by loving family and friends in Amherst, Massachusetts.

Felice was a remarkable trainer and public speaker on issues of class, human liberation and economic justice. Her irreverent sense of humor and big-hearted embrace of everyone will be greatly missed.

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