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.

End the Fed? David Korten Responds

There’s lots of anger against the Federal Reserve from the left and the right. David Korten argues that what it needs is some major restructuring.

Occupy A New Conversation

America is a tale of two economies: one serves Wall Street, and the other is accountable to the rest of us. Which one will we choose?

The Path to Real Prosperity

Step by step we can reclaim for Main Street the economic and political power that Wall Street now holds and create a world that truly works for all.

Are You a Culture Worker?

From religion to the arts, we have more influence on culture than we think. We can use that power to expand or to limit our possibilities as a species.

Every Great Social Movement

When ordinary people reject the cultural stories that limit their possibilities and bind them to servitude, the course of history turns.

How to Liberate America

How is it that our nation is awash in money, but too broke to provide jobs and services? David Korten introduces a landmark new report, “How to Liberate America from Wall Street Rule.”

The Story of a New Economy

As the story fabricated to serve Empire unravels, an authentic story born of the experience and aspirations of ordinary people is emerging to displace it.