Presentation at the 2014 Praxis Peace Institute Conference, “Economics of Sustainability: Emerging Models for a Healthy Planet”, San Francisco, October 7, 2014 (PDF version)
It is lovely to be back here in the Bay Area with so many dear friends and colleagues from the forefront of the New Economy movement. And so many fans of […]
Presentation to Seattle University Center for Environmental Justice and Sustainability Conference on “Just Sustainability: Hope for the Commons” – Saturday August 9, 2014
By David Korten
Published February 2015, by Berrett-Koehler Publishers
The video of the book launch at All Saints Church in Pasadena on January 25, 2015 with David in conversation with Rev. Ed Bacon at the Rector’s Forum, is now available on YouTube.
“Religion, Science, and Spirit: A Sacred Story for Our Time” is an essay by David Korten, published by YES! Magazine in January 2013 (also available as a PDF). It became the foundation for David’s book, Change the Story, Change the Future: A Living Economy for a Living Earth, published […]
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 […]
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 […]
When I step back and look at the incredible mismatch between the economic system we have and the economic system we need, I find myself wondering whether we humans are victims of a dangerous spell induced by a mischievous Greek God. Here is the story as I imagine it: The Greek Gods are meeting in council on Mount Olympus to discuss what to do about those silly humans down on that little planet called Earth...
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 […]