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For Rio+20: A Charter for a New Economy

Gus Speth

Gus Speth

Co-chair of The Next System Project more

Environment & Energy Money & Banking Democracy & Governance

This article, published on CommonDreams, charts a ten point path for a new economy. Distinguished fellow and co-chair of the Next System Project Gus Speth elaborates on these 10 points, which include economic democracy, money and finance, and the environment. Each part of this chart is aimed at how a new system should operate and the overall need for systemic change in this time of crisis.

The situation we face today is so dire that we should consider new initiatives in the context of a fundamentally different approach to economic life. In short, what the world needs is a new economic paradigm.

Read the full article at CommonDreams.

Gus Speth

Gus Speth

Co-chair of The Next System Project more

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