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Book of the Week: Agenda for a New Economy

  • Agenda for a New Economy
    From Phantom Wealth to Real Wealth
    By David C Korten
    Berret-Koehler, 2/3/2009
    Straight to the Source

The first 100 days of the current presidency will be the most heavily scrutinized in history, and the number one concern for the new administration is the financial crisis. Desperation has driven many to support approaches that are just re-infusions of lifeblood capital into the dying appendages of Wall Street—treating the symptoms rather than curing the disease. A new book by author David Korten offers a better approach: Dismantle Wall Street, and its foundation of phantom wealth, spinning gold from nothing. And bring into being a new economy—locally based, community oriented, and devoted to creating a better life for all, for generations to come.

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