The $66 billion sale of Monsanto is yet another reminder of how corporations have colonized the world and subverted democracy. To regain our future, we must claim our right to popular sovereignty.
David Korten's Blog
David Korten is co-founder and board chair of YES! Magazine and author of Agenda for a New Economy, The Great Turning, and When Corporations Rule the World.
What is the most important—yet neglected—issue in the political debate? Hint: It isn’t the ideal body weight of Miss Universe. Part 1.
In the chaos of Trump’s first three weeks in office, we can see a frighteningly coherent agenda—and a national and global emergency.
When we call ourselves protectors, we cast our role as fulfilling our responsibility to the community that sustains us—not for our personal benefit, but for the benefit of all.
A world free of extremes of wealth and poverty in which no one needs to stand in line for a chance at a secure and fulfilling life.
The Great Growth Con promises that economic growth—measured by gross domestic product—will benefit everyone, rich and poor alike.
We’ve been pitted against each other for too long. Now is the time to come together to fix our corrupt political systems.
China and the U.S. are poised as the dominant players. Will they compete or cooperate?
The purely private-purpose corporation is an illegitimate entity. This is the elephant in the room that no politician dare mention.
A military response to violence creates more violence. For real security, we need to stop climate change and work toward shared prosperity.
If we can recognize our destruction of other animals’ habitats, perhaps we can recognize our destruction of all the living systems on which we depend.