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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

Born of and nurtured by a living Earth, we humans are living beings with the means and imperative to choose our future. Hope begins with a vision of peaceful partnership, material sufficiency, and spiritual abundance for all. These are elements of an Ecological Civilization grounded in our deepest understanding of creation’s unfolding, life’s organizing principles, and our distinctive human potential. … 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

Societies are defined by the cultural and institutional systems that prescribe the economic relationships on which their members depend for their livelihoods. An Ecological Civilization requires a New Economy system in which money is valued only for its service to life and power resides with living communities in which people care for one another and the living Earth on which we all depend. … more