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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|

GLOBALIZATION AND THE DISMANTLING OF CANADIAN DEMOCRACY, VALUES AND SOCIETY


PCDForum Article # 17 Release Date March 10, 1996



by Maude Barlow



Many people know about how the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank
force developing countries into the unregulated free-market global economy by a
process of structural adjustment. Countries seeking new loans to meet old debt
obligations must privatize social security, deregulate their transportation and
resource sectors, allow transnational […]

2017-03-28T14:33:17+00:00 November 15th, 2010|Categories: Democracy|

THE GATT AND DEMOCRACY

PCDForum Article #6,  Release Date February 1, 1994

By David C. Korten

Much of the world has rejoiced in recent years at the important gains that democracy has made around the world. Yet few people are aware that the world’s governments are at this very moment falling in line to ratify an international agreement that could seriously […]

2017-03-28T14:33:30+00:00 November 15th, 2010|Categories: Democracy|

Renewing the American Experiment

by David Korten

Something must happen so as to touch the hearts and souls of men that they will come together, not because the law says it, but because it is natural and right.

     — Martin Luther King, Stride Toward Freedom, 1958

The American Experiment is being placed in peril by a small […]

2017-04-04T16:59:45+00:00 September 16th, 2010|Categories: Democracy, Story Power, Web Essays|