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 enviroment as by their positive balance sheet. 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.