This was the opening keynote presentation to the New Economy Summit at the University of British Colombia, Vancouver BC, April 4-6, 2013—one of 14 such university summits organized by students at major U.S. and Canadian colleges and universities as part of a Campus Network initiative of the New Economics Institute (now, the
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During the 15 years, I lived and worked in Asia as a development professional from 1978 to 1992, I witness a troubling paradox. GDP was growing, incomes were rising, there was an expanding middle class, […]
The GATE website features this quote from script consultant Dara Marks.
“Media is transformative when it serves its highest function – which is to show us how to […]
Evening Presentation at GATE 3 Conference (Global Alliance for Transformational Entertainment), February 2, 2013, Saban Theatre, Beverly Hills, CA
Wow! It is such a privilege to be part of this amazing gathering. As co-founder and board chair of YES! Magazine, you can imagine that I’m constantly looking for signs of […]
Change the Story/Change the Future
We are captive to Empire stories that legitimate imperial domination. Our future depends on embracing Earth Community stories that affirm our potential for creative partnership.
Prepared for the Workshop: “To Change the Future, Change the Story”
Guiding Lights Conference, Seattle 2012
Based on David Korten, The Great Turning: From Empire to […]
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Inaugural Lecture, The Wayne Morse Center For Law And Politics 2011-2013 Inquiry on the theme “From Wall Street to Main Street: Capitalism and the Common Good,” University Of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon, October 5, 2011
It is an […]
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Presentation to MoveOn Olympic Progressives
Sequim High School Auditorium, Sequim, WA
Tuesday, September 27, 2011
I’m thrilled to be speaking to this amazing civic gathering. Such energy. Such possibility.
Six hundred fifty energized people gathered in this auditorium tonight in small town rural America to advance […]
Seattle Green Festival 2011
Qwest Event Center
May 21, 2011