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From the Theory of the Firm to a Theory of the Community

We humans organize around shared narratives, theories of reality, that guide us in making critical collective choices. When societies get their shared narrative wrong, they can make disastrously self-destructive choices. As a global society, we face a momentous choice we must get right. And our current narrative is fatally flawed.

2018-02-09T15:13:08+00:00 February 7th, 2018|Categories: Community, Corporations|

When Economic Growth Indicates Failure

For the well-being of most everyone – including the rich – equality is more important than growth. 

(This commentary was originally published by YES! Magazine, January 19, 2018)

Nothing can be duller than listening to an economist or other policy expert pontificate endlessly on such metrics as gross domestic product, stock market prices, employment, […]

2018-01-19T17:40:01+00:00 January 19th, 2018|Categories: Inequality, YES! Column|

The Democracy Imperative

There is one cause that can and must unite us all. 

(Originally published by YES! Magazine, October 11, 2017)

The Las Vegas massacre focused national attention once again on the National Rifle Association’s ability to thwart democracy and the desire of an overwhelming majority of Americans, […]

2017-10-11T17:23:03+00:00 October 11th, 2017|Categories: Democracy, YES! Column|

Let’s Talk About What We Really Want From Tax Reform

The Trump/Republican tax cut proposal is an opportunity to discuss how to redistribute wealth and power. 

(Originally published by YES! Magazine, October 4, 2017)

As Donald Trump and the Republicans turn national attention to their tax reform agenda, we confront a debate defined by familiar questions. Will the proposed tax code […]

2017-10-05T13:50:15+00:00 October 5th, 2017|Categories: YES! Column|

The Great Turning Presentation – NYC, June 2006

On June 14, 2006, David delivered this presentation to a gathering hosted by the Unitarian Church of All Souls in NYC. Co-sponsored by the Peace Task Force of All Souls; The Open Center; Business Leaders for Responsible Priorities; The Unitarian Universalist United Nations Office; The First Unitarian Congregational Society in Brooklyn; and the Action for Justice […]

2017-09-08T17:21:30+00:00 September 8th, 2017|Categories: Presentations, The Great Turning|

Presentation: The Great Turning: From Empire to Earth Community

On June 14, 2006, David delivered this presentation to a gathering hosted by the Unitarian Church of All Souls in NYC, following the launch of his book, The Great Turning. He makes the case that we humans are a choice making species that, at this defining moment, faces both the opportunity and the imperative to choose our future as a conscious collective act. We can no longer deny the need nor delay our response. 

2017-09-08T17:26:46+00:00 September 8th, 2017|Categories: Presentations, The Great Turning|