The Post-Corporate World
The claim that capitalism is the embodiment of democracy and that open markets are the equivalent to freedom is constant and goes virtually unchallenged. The way the story goes is, unleashed from the oppressive hand of government regulation, the invisible hand of the market enables corporations to bring prosperity to all. In this period of where corporations seemingly rule the world is there an alternative vision?
Recorded at the University of Alberta.
David Korten was an insider in the development establishment for several decades. He worked for the Ford Foundation and USAID and taught at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Business. Having severed his ties to the past, today he is a leading voice for economic and social justice. He is a co-founder and board chair of YES! magazine. He is the author of When Corporations Rule the World, The Great Turning, Agenda for a New Economy and Change the Story, Change the Future.