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Measuring Real Wealth

There's more to life than GDP.

The Case for Taxing the Wealthy The Case for Taxing the Wealthy
The 1% didn’t get there by themselves. Chuck Collins offers a TED Talk on why the wealthy should pay it forward.
Time Banking: An Idea Whose Time Has Come? Time Banking: An Idea Whose Time Has Come?
by Edgar Cahn
Why let the availability of money determine the range of the possible? Time banks are taking off, in ways you never expected.
We Are the 1% ... And We Stand With the 99% We Are the 1% ... And We Stand With the 99%
by Jesse Estrin
Not everyone at the top of the economic system thinks it's a fair one. Why Jesse Estrin—and many others—decided to stand with the rest of us.
Work Less, Live More Work Less, Live More
by Juliet Schor
Working fewer hours could help save our economy, our sanity, and the planet.
Does Inequality Make Us Unhappy? Does Inequality Make Us Unhappy?
by Carmen Sobczak
A new study suggests Americans' happiness declines when there’s a wider gap between rich and poor.
How To Build a People’s Movement How To Build a People’s Movement
by Seth Borgos
Now’s the time to challenge economic orthodoxy—but only a massive social movement can turn things around.
Debt Crisis? Try Growth Crisis Debt Crisis? Try Growth Crisis
by Richard Heinberg
Video: Richard Heinberg explains why the debt crisis is really a growth crisis... and why that might not be such a bad thing.
Toward a Post-Growth Society Toward a Post-Growth Society
by James Gustave Speth
Gus Speth: It’s business as usual that’s the utopian fantasy, while creating something very new and different is the pragmatic way forward.
Two Points for the Tea Party. Now What? Two Points for the Tea Party. Now What?
by David Korten
We can all agree that we've got deficit and spending problems. But where do we go from here?
Mapping Uncharted Economic Waters Mapping Uncharted Economic Waters
by David Korten
We're trying to fix a failed economic system with the same thinking that caused the failure. We can make different choices and we must prepare ourselves to do so.
But What About My 401(k)? But What About My 401(k)?
by David Korten
Credit cards, mortgages, insurance, retirement: We can meet our basic financial needs (and find real security) without Wall Street.
7 Ways to Stop Wall Street’s Con Game 7 Ways to Stop Wall Street’s Con Game
by David Korten
Whether it’s done by Wall Street or the mafia, theft is theft
The World of Our Dreams The World of Our Dreams
by David Korten
I find hope in the fact that for all our wondrous differences, at the core we humans all want most of the same things. Fortunately, what we want aligns with where we need to go.
Our Human Nature Our Human Nature
by David Korten
Greed is a sign of moral and psychological immaturity. Psychologically and morally mature adults are caring, cooperative, and honest.
Greed is Not a Virtue Greed is Not a Virtue
by David Korten
Wall Street's celebration and promotion of moral perversion as a virtue must be exposed and condemned.
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