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Read David’s latest articles for Yes! Magazine.

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May 17, 2017

Keynote, University of Alberta – A Living Economy for an Ecological Civilization

Jan 30, 2017

More YES! Columns in the Living Earth Economy series

August 24th, 2016

Humanity has a choice. We can continue Imperial Civilization’s drive to wealth concentration and environmental destruction. Or we can create an Ecological Civilization that secures material sufficiency and spiritual abundance for all in balance with the regenerative systems of a living Earth. Given rapidly advancing social breakdown and human destruction of Earth’s ability to support life, our species survival hangs in the balance.  … more

The Great Turning to an Ecological Civilization cannot be led or imposed by the institutions of our imperial past. Facing a global imperative for change new to the human experience, we have no precedent to guide us. We must learn as we go, sharing the lessons of our experience as we live into being our vision of possibility. … more

Ownership is the key to power. Every two years, we the people may exercise the power of for our vote. By contrast, we depend on economic institutions for our daily means of living and we direct our daily labor to their service. They determine whose needs are met, whose are not, and under what conditions. Short of revolution, those who own these institutions, our means of living, hold society’s real power.  … more