Our current economic choice is not between capitalism and communism. It is between locally accountable Main Street markets and Wall Street central planning by predatory global financiers.
Is using debt to create money a bad idea? It depends on where the money goes.
Through their accounting slight of hand, Wall Street illusionists convince even themselves that they are enriching society rather than preying on it.
Why is our economic system consigning billions of people to degrading poverty, destroying Earth's ecosystem, and tearing up the social fabric of civilized community?
Unraveling the confusion behind microcredit: how some models help alleviate poverty, while others exploit the poor to make the rich richer.
Liberation from subservience to Wall Street begins with a recognition that money is just a number of no intrinsic value.
How I came to challenge the economic theories and institutions I once served.
Deep change begins with a vision of possibility.
This election showed us that neither of our two major parties has a credible vision for our economic future. And that’s why this is a moment of opportunity.
What is the proper role and social function of a bank? Welcome to New Economy 101.
It’s time we the people declare our independence from the money-favoring Wall Street economy.
David Korten wants your help planning the narration for a new video about our economic choices: Wall Street’s phantom wealth vs. the real wealth of a Main Street economy.
The keynote address I delivered to the Business Alliance for Local Living Economies (BALLE) in Charleston, NC on May 22, 2010 on the theme “Lighting the Way to a New Economy.”
David Korten: Where does the concept of “climate debt” fit into a New Economy framework?
Wall Street's plunge shows what's wrong with phantom wealth. Why support that system when we could be creating jobs in the real economy?
YES! Magazine board chair David Korten speaks about his life’s work, and what drew him to become involved with YES! Magazine.
Why regulate a broken system when we can build a better one? Welcome to New Economy 101.