Bernie Sanders has the best policies. But Hillary Clinton has the chops to advance a progressive agenda—if we make her.
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.
Current trade agreements have been of, by, and for transnational corporations. Growing opposition gives us the opportunity to change that in our next-generation agreements.
We can refuse to accept the pervasive, but false, claims that money is wealth and a growing GDP improves the lives of all.
Will we respond to Trump’s appeal to the reptilian brain or choose Clinton’s call to our higher nature?
The deceptive branding behind corporatists’ preference for the term “free trade” over simply “trade.”
Those of us who succumbed to the false promises of Western consumerism at great cost to the planet and to ourselves are Earth’s prodigal children now returning home.
Humanity has been acting like a willful child, demanding everything and leaving messes everywhere. It is time for our species to take the step to maturity, to acknowledge that care and cooperation are key to happiness—and even survival.
Call it populism versus corporatism or democracy versus corporate rule. Either way, it is a far more meaningful political division than two political parties debating big government versus small.
David Korten's new essay (available to read as a PDF) connects the work of finding a new sacred story with the effort to build a new economy.
Those in Mandela's circle were united in their compassion for the architects of the Apartheid system.
"Listen to and work with your base to create a shared, big-picture narrative."