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David Korten

Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA

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David Korten, author and activist, is co-founder and board chair of YES! Magazine, co-founder and co-chair of the New Economy Working Group, president of the Living Economies Forum, an associate fellow of the Institute for Policy Studies, a member of the Club of Rome, and founding board member emeritus of the Business Alliance for Local Living Economies. A 20th anniversary edition of his classic international best seller When Corporations Rule the World will launch in June 2015. His other books include Change the Story, Change the Future: A Living Economy for a Living Earth Agenda for a New Economy: From Phantom Wealth to Real Wealth, The Great Turning: From Empire to Earth Community, and The Post-Corporate World: Life After Capitalism.

David has MBA and Ph.D. degrees from the Stanford Business School, and in his earlier career served as a captain in the US Air Force, a Harvard Business School professor, a Ford Foundation project specialist, and Asia regional adviser on development management to the U.S. Agency for International Development. He lived and worked for 21 years as a development professional in Ethiopia, Nicaragua, Philippines, and Indonesia.

To find out more, visit http://livingeconomiesforum.org.

The Post-Corporate World

How can we wrest our society back from corporations, and make it just, sustainable, & compassionate?

The Great Turning

How can we turn away from hierarchy & violence, and embrace an egalitarian & sustainable alternative?

Agenda for a New Economy

How can we move from a Wall Street economy of "phantom wealth" to a Main Street economy of real value?

Change the Story, Change the Future

Can we change our culture's framing story to better honor humanity and the earth?

When Corporations Rule the World (Audio)

The twentieth-anniversary edition of the book that helped launch the anticorporate movement examines how much corporate c...

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