Wall Street

Why There Is (Some) Hope for Wall Street

Some CEOs are getting the message that even though the economy is growing, they need to serve their communities, too.

(This commentary was originally published by YES! Magazine on February 20, 2018.)

Laurence D. Fink, founder and chief executive of BlackRock, the world’s largest institutional investor, recently set the financial world abuzz with a 

2021-01-08T14:01:34-08:00February 21st, 2018|Categories: Community, Corporate Rule, Global Economy, Wall Street, YES! Column|

How to Liberate America

David Korten                                                            PDF Format
Presentation to MoveOn Olympic Progressives
American Awakening
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 […]

2021-01-08T14:03:24-08:00September 29th, 2011|Categories: Presentations, Wall Street|

July 2009

Focus on a New Economy

The financial crash of September 2009 exposed the power and corruption of Wall Street. It should have been a wakeup call to the need for a thoroughgoing redesign of the financial system. Yet both the Bush and Obama administrations responded by pumping trillions of dollars in bailout money into zombie banks […]

2022-02-14T15:42:45-08:00October 11th, 2010|Categories: Agenda for a New Economy, New Economy, Wall Street|

Systemic Debt Slavery

Debt slavery is an ancient institution that traces back to the beginning of Empire. In earlier times, it was more explicit and visible, because it was more personal. The hapless borrower became the bonded servant or slave of the lender—a condition that prevails today in many low-income countries. In the contemporary United States, it is […]

2021-01-08T14:04:47-08:00September 19th, 2010|Categories: Financial Systems, Money or Life, Wall Street|
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