Agenda for a New Economy: From Phantom Wealth to Real Wealth

July 5, 2010|
Agenda for a New Economy: From Phantom Wealth to Real Wealth by David C. Korten
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Nearly two years after the economic meltdown, joblessness and foreclosures are still endemic, Wall Street executives are once again getting massive bonuses, and our leaders in Washington lack the will to make desperately needed fundamental changes to the economy. Change will have to come from below. Agenda for a New Economy is the handbook for that revolution.

In this revised and updated edition David Korten has fleshed out his vision of the alternative to the corporate Wall Street economy: a Main Street economy based on locally owned, community-oriented “living enterprises” whose success is measured as much by their positive impact on people and the environment as by their positive balance sheet. We will lose nothing in the process because, as Korten ably demonstrates, the supposed services Wall Street offers are simply a con game. And Korten now offers more in-depth advice on how to mount a grassroots campaign to bring about an economy based on shared prosperity, ecological stewardship, and citizen democracy.
Acknowledgments Prologue: A Question of Values PART I The Case for a New Economy 1: Looking Upstream 2 :Modern Alchemists and the Sport of Moneymaking 3: A Real-Market Alternative 4: More Than Tinkering at the Margins PART II The Case for Replacing Wall Street 5: What Wall Street Really Wants 6: Buccaneers and Privateers 7:...
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Title:Agenda for a New Economy: From Phantom Wealth to Real WealthFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:336 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.86 inShipping dimensions:336 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.86 inPublished:July 5, 2010Publisher:Berrett-koehlerLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1605093750

ISBN - 13:9781605093758

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