Most Recent Articles - YES!

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The Speech President Obama Should Deliver… But Won't
by David Korten
David Korten's new book outlines an agenda to bring into being a new economy—locally based, community oriented, and devoted to creating a better life for all. In this extract Korten offers a version of the economic address to the nation he wishes Barack Obama were able to deliver.
Fran Korten's Friendship with Obama's Mother :: Chapter 2
by Fran Korten
Fran Korten lived in Indonesia, where she worked with Barack Obama's mother Ann Soetoro at the Ford Foundation. Here she shares stories of their friendship with Amy Goodman at Democracy Now!
Don't Fix Wall Street, Replace It
by David Korten
"Let Wall Street corporations and their phantom wealth machine slip into the abyss… Devote our public resources to building and strengthening Main Street businesses and financial institutions devoted to creating real wealth in service to their local communities."
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"No! Wait for the euro, boys!" Caption submitted by Alane Cameron Miles.
David Korten on Democracy Now! Chapter 3
by David Korten
As President Barack Obama reveals more details of his $825 billion economic stimulus plan, Amy Goodman of Democracy Now! speaks to David Korten about his new book: Agenda for a New Economy.
David Korten on Democracy Now! Chapter 2
by David Korten
As President Barack Obama reveals more details of his $825 billion economic stimulus plan, Amy Goodman of Democracy Now! speaks to David Korten about his new book: Agenda for a New Economy.
David Korten on Democracy Now! Chapter 1
by David Korten
As President Barack Obama reveals more details of his $825 billion economic stimulus plan, Amy Goodman of Democracy Now! speaks to David Korten about his new book: Agenda for a New Economy.
Fran Korten's Friendship with Obama's Mother
by Fran Korten
Fran Korten lived in Indonesia, where she worked with Barack Obama's mother Ann Soetoro at the Ford Foundation. Here she shares stories of their friendship with Amy Goodman at Democracy Now!
Don't Fix Wall Street, Replace It
by David Korten
Trying to solve this crisis with the same tools that created it is the definition of insanity.
Just What it is That We Love About America
by Len Davis
He'll Do Great Things to Your Country
by Len Davis
First We Need the Economy Fixed
by Len Davis
The Most Awesome Day of My Life
by Len Davis
Universal Health Care is Good for All
by Len Davis
Inspiration For My Children
by Len Davis