” Capitalism is not about free competitive choices among people who are reasonably equal in their buying and selling of economic power, it is about concentrating capital, concentrating economic power in very few hands using that power to trash everyone who gets in their way. “


” It is interesting to note that the 200 richest people have more assets than the 2 billion poorest. “


” My own experience in the third world was that even if people started to make more money, the cost of living and housing increased often faster than the wages. “


” But in the past, US companies have been able to increase their profits through downsizing in the US, through colonizing other people’s resources, and through the increase of globalization. “


” Not exclusively, but the bulk of our local economy should be covered by local currencies, which is more efficient than having global currencies which lose connection with reality in the markets, shops and communities of the people. “



All 5 David Korten Quotes about People in picture


Capitalism is not about free competitive choices among people who are reasonably equal in their buying and selling of economic power, it is about concentrating capital, concentrating economic power in very few hands using that power to trash everyone who gets in their way.
It is interesting to note that the 200 richest people have more assets than the 2 billion poorest.
My own experience in the third world was that even if people started to make more money, the cost of living and housing increased often faster than the wages.
But in the past, US companies have been able to increase their profits through downsizing in the US, through colonizing other people
Not exclusively, but the bulk of our local economy should be covered by local currencies, which is more efficient than having global currencies which lose connection with reality in the markets, shops and communities of the people.

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