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How Philanthropists Can Make A Real Difference

Newsletter – October 31, 2023
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Dear Friends,

The message of this newsletter is directed to the wealthy philanthropists who are committing billions of dollars to creating a better world. While your generosity is impressive, if you really want to make a difference, I urge you to look beyond ameliorating the […]

2023-11-03T20:03:18-07:00November 3rd, 2023|Categories: Corporations, Newsletter, Ownership, Philanthropy|

September Newsletter

Newsletter – September 27, 2023
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Dear Friends,

It’s clear, from even a cursory scan of the headlines, we’re in big trouble. Current standard economics prioritizes growing consumption and financial assets, ignoring the now demonstrated fact that perpetual growth in consumption on a finite living Earth exacerbates inequality, destroys Earth’s capacity […]

2023-11-26T19:34:33-08:00October 17th, 2023|Categories: Community, Global Community, Living Earth, Newsletter, Wellbeing|

The Great Wealth Illusion

Newsletter –  August 29, 2023
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Dear Friends,

Having recently celebrated my 86th birthday, I’m focused on what I want to accomplish in what time remains to me. With that in mind, my current priority is completing a white paper framing an “Eco-nomics for an Ecological Civilization.”

The underlying thesis is both simple […]

2023-11-26T19:07:04-08:00August 31st, 2023|Categories: Money or Life, Newsletter|

Getting Our Purpose Right

Newsletter –  July 20, 2023
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Dear Friends,

Our June 17 newsletter announced the world premiere of the 30-minute film, “For the Love of Life: Finding Our Way to An Ecological Civilization,” produced and directed by Audrey Kitagawa, my longtime friend, colleague, and world interfaith leader. The film features […]

2023-08-03T20:54:05-07:00August 3rd, 2023|Categories: Corporations, Institutions, Newsletter|

World Premiere – For the Love of Life

Newsletter – June 17, 2023
(Links have been updated to access recordings of the live June 22 event)
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You’re invited – Thursday, June 22!   Please join us for the world premiere of a new film focusing on insights and defining lessons from David’s life experiences that, to this day, […]

2023-08-03T20:47:33-07:00June 22nd, 2023|Categories: Love of Life, Newsletter|


In occasional newsletters, David will share his thoughts on current events and matters relevant to our shared commitment to creating a world that works for all people and living Earth. You might also find references to events on our calendar and other resources […]

2023-06-20T19:57:36-07:00June 20th, 2023|Categories: Newsletter|

Earth, Religion, and the Human Future

David Korten spoke (remotely) for the April 23, 2023 Earth Day service at Saltwater UU Church in Des Moines, WA, at the invitation of Dick Burkhart and Saltwater’s Climate Action Network. 

It is my delight to join you all to share my Earth Day thoughts on “Earth, Religion, and the Human Future.” My thanks to Rev […]

2023-05-16T17:54:59-07:00May 14th, 2023|Categories: Ecological Civilization, Religion, Sacred Earth|

The Importance of This Earth Day

Newsletter – April 21, 2023
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Dear Friends,

On April 22 we will celebrate Earth Day, a day that 53 years ago launched the modern environmental movement. What makes this day especially significant right at this moment is that we are fast running out of time to align our way […]

2023-08-03T20:46:18-07:00April 21st, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|

The Best Local Model for a Viable Human Future

Newsletter – March 22, 2023
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Dear Friends,

One of the key issues I have addressed over the years is ownership – the stranglehold it has at the hands of corporations, financial institutions, and wealthy landlords, and the power and wellbeing workers and communities can realize by building a very […]

2023-08-03T20:44:33-07:00March 30th, 2023|Categories: Newsletter, Ownership|
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