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Media Interviews and Stories 2016-12-28T10:45:33+00:00
  • Hartmann Big Picture interview with David Korten broadcast on RTV on October 31, 2011 on the themes of The Great Turning: From Empire to Earth Community in two parts. Part I focuses on the personal history that led to writing the book, including a reminiscence on a experience Thom and David shared when they traveled together with a group of “Great Minds” to Daramsala, India to meet with the Dalai Lama.

Part II focuses on rule-based Main Street markets and one-person one-vote democracy as the alternative to rapacious Wall Street capitalism and how we can get there.


  • A two part interview with Korten by Cooking Up a Story was also released in October 2011.In Part I he spells out why capitalism is the moral enemy of both democracy and the market economy and why real democracy and real markets are the preferred alternative to capitalism.

Part II explores the implications for sustainable agriculture.


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