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Health Care That Is Just Too Good

Posted by Brooke at Jul 03, 2009 06:00 AM |
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What opponents of the "public option" are saying now.

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Why Businesses and Economists Are Backing the Health Care "Public Option"

Why Businesses and Economists Are Backing the Health Care "Public Option"

Posted by Brooke at Jun 25, 2009 11:25 AM |
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Economists and small business leaders are stepping up their support for an option they say could save the economy.

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The New Economy Won't Be Like the Last One

Posted by Sarah van Gelder at Jun 22, 2009 12:00 AM |

The new economy is built on new forms of money, and on democratic finance and business.

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Why This Crisis May Be Our Best Chance to Build a New Economy

Posted by David Korten at Jun 19, 2009 12:00 AM |

Wall Street is bankrupt. Instead of trying to save it, we can build a new economy that puts money and business in the service of people and the planet—not the other way around.

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Doctors Just Want to Be Doctors

Doctors Just Want to Be Doctors

Posted by Brooke at Jun 18, 2009 02:30 PM |
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Why most physicians want real health care reform.

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The Planet is Saved ... Pass it On

The Planet is Saved ... Pass it On

Posted by Sarah van Gelder at Jun 18, 2009 12:30 PM |
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YES! men strike again.

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Security in Pakistan: Let's Try Generosity

Posted by Sarah van Gelder at Jun 08, 2009 12:00 AM |
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Two million refugees have fled the violence in the Swat region of Pakistan, the largest movement of people since the genocide in Rwanda.

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Tribute to Thomas Berry

Tribute to Thomas Berry

Posted by Sarah van Gelder at Jun 02, 2009 12:00 AM |
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Thomas Berry, priest, scholar of Asian and indigenous spiritual traditions, and cultural historian died June 1, 2009 in his hometown of Greensboro, North Carolina.

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A Plea to President Obama: Don't Bankrupt America

A Plea to President Obama: Don't Bankrupt America

Posted by Sarah van Gelder at Apr 07, 2009 09:00 PM |
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We need you to stand up to the Wall Street insiders in your own administration who might understand what boosts the profits of banks, but not what helps our economy.

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On the 6th Anniversary of the Invasion of Iraq: A New Direction?

Posted by Sarah van Gelder at Mar 18, 2009 09:00 PM |
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How should the U.S. relate to the rest of the world? Will we try to hold on to our place as the world's sole superpower -- and if so, can we?

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Too Big to Fail is Too Big

Posted by David Korten at Mar 16, 2009 12:00 AM |

Major responsibility for the financial collapse rests with the deregulation process that allowed for the consolidation of banking power in the hands of Wall Street. Reversing that process should be an immediate priority.

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A Shout Out to Climate Activists

Posted by Sarah van Gelder at Feb 26, 2009 09:00 PM |
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Thank-you to all of you taking action.

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The Speech President Obama Should Deliver. . . But Won't

Posted by David Korten at Feb 23, 2009 12:00 AM |

Agenda for a New Economy: From Phantom Wealth to Real Wealth outlines an agenda to bring into being a new economy—locally based, community oriented, and devoted to creating a better life for all, not simply increasing profits.

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Older Posts

Posted by Sarah van Gelder at Feb 20, 2009 12:00 AM |

Find previous blog posts here.

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Don't Fix Wall Street, Replace It

Posted by David Korten at Feb 04, 2009 12:00 AM |

Trying to solve this crisis with the same tools that created it is the definition of insanity.

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Whose Bailout? Put Main Street Before Wall Street

Whose Bailout? Put Main Street Before Wall Street

Posted by David Korten at Sep 04, 2008 12:00 AM |

Main Street is the world of local businesses and working people engaged in producing and exchanging real goods and services—a world of real wealth. Wall Street as it now exists is a world of pure money in which the sole game is to use money to make money for people who have money.

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We Are Hard-Wired to Care and Connect

Posted by David Korten at Jul 30, 2008 12:00 AM |

The good news: The changes we must make to avoid ultimate collapse are identical to the changes we must make to create the world of our common dream.

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Smart Security and the End of War

Posted by David Korten at Jun 17, 2008 12:00 AM |

We humans have arrived at a defining moment. We must bring ourselves into balance with one another and Earth or suffer the consequences of social and environmental collapse. It creates a unique opportunity for bold action to end war as an instrument of foreign policy, dismantle the military establishment, and create a world that works for all.

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