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Spiritual Awakening, a New Economy, and the End of Empire

Presentation at the Trinity Institute’s 39th National Theological Conference, “Radical Abundance: A Theology of Sustainability,” January 21-23, 2009. in New York City. The VIDEO of David’s presentation, including the introduction by Rev. Mark Richardson and a video biography, is available HERE. (The entire session, with extended introductions, […]

2021-01-08T14:03:25-08:00January 1st, 2011|Categories: Spiritual Awakening, Trinity Wall Street|

UN Yes!—Bretton Woods No!

One World—One Governance System


IFG New York/United Nations Summit Teach-In, September 5, 2000 

Presentation by David C. Korten

The United Nations was founded in 1945 with a mandate to secure a long standing human dream of peace, justice, and prosperity for all people. The UN’s founders chose to open the UN charter […]

2021-01-08T14:03:25-08:00November 18th, 2010|Categories: Uncategorized|

The Prudent Investor

INVESTING IN PLANETARY HEALTH AND HUMAN SURVIVAL: 
Does it meet the test of the prudent person?

 

Keynote Address to the Social Investment Forum, Thursday 
October 5, 2000 – Snow Mass Resort, Aspen, CO

By David C. Korten

It’s always a thrill to speak to a group with such energy and commitment that is making […]

2021-01-08T14:03:25-08:00November 18th, 2010|Categories: Uncategorized|

The Corporation in 2050

 

Reprinted from Marianne Williamson (ed.) 
Imagine: What America Could Be in the 21st Century 
Rodale Books, 2000, pp. 111-121

David C. Korten

On November 30, 1999, world television broadcast dramatic scenes of Seattle police clothed in Darth Vader riot gear brutally wielding clubs, tear gas, pepper spray, and plastic bullets against thousands of people who had come […]

2021-01-08T14:03:26-08:00November 18th, 2010|Categories: Uncategorized|

Funding Strategies Interview

Representatives of a Private Foundation Pose Questions on Corporate Globalization to David C. Korten, May 8, 2001

Q: What is it that defines a project that would be described as addressing “corporate globalization”? Does activist organizing count on issues in which the rich northern countries exploit the poor South in the absence of addressing the higher […]

2021-01-08T14:03:26-08:00November 18th, 2010|Categories: Uncategorized|

Can the Global Economy be Fixed?

Based on a presentation to the Bellerive/GLOBE International Conference on
Policing the Global Economy
Geneva, March 23-25, 1998

by Dr. David C. Korten
Author of When Corporations Rule the World

I want to express my deep admiration to Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan for the courage and foresight he has demonstrated in organizing this meeting. Economic globalization is one of the most […]

2021-01-08T14:03:26-08:00November 18th, 2010|Categories: Uncategorized|
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