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Money flows into the US, and inflates US assets, and allows the US to have a monstrous trade deficit. That means we are consuming more than we are producing. David Korten#Allows 68
David Korten#Allows 68
If you look at the US economy over the last 15-20 years wages have been stagnating or even declining. David Korten#Declining 67
David Korten#Declining 67
Wall Street sees a social fabric or social contract as inefficiencies, which need to be removed. David Korten#Contract 64
David Korten#Contract 64
It will take some time before a politician will capture the imagination of the American people and have the vision and understanding to do what is necessary for a better future for the people of America and the world. David Korten#Imagination 64
David Korten#Imagination 64
More humane societies are usually smaller, like the Scandinavian countries and Holland, where it is much easier to reach consensus and cooperation. David Korten#Consensus 62
David Korten#Consensus 62
So, there is enormous instability in the global economy with a shift of winners and losers. David Korten#Economy 60
David Korten#Economy 60
More and more surveys in the US are indicating a change in values taking place among consumers, who become more concerned about quality of life, food, health and the environment. David Korten#Food 58
David Korten#Food 58
Capitalism and the market are presented as synonymous, but they are not. Capitalism is both the enemy of the market and democracy. David Korten#Capitalism 58
David Korten#Capitalism 58
In a world of increasing inequality, the legitimacy of institutions that give precedence to the property rights of the Haves over the human rights of the Have Nots is inevitably called into serious question. David Korten#Called 56
David Korten#Called 56
The professional study of economics has become ideological brainwashing. It is a defense of the excesses of the capitalist system. David Korten#Become 56
David Korten#Become 56
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