Coronavirus is Humanity’s Wake-Up Call

Why Coronavirus is Humanity’s Wake-Up Call 4.18.2020
David Korten
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The pandemic has shown that we can change and cooperate rapidly and at scale, with a sense of mutual responsibility for our common fate. And that we have deep systemic threats to our common future: in health care, economy and finance, military spending, education. “We must now learn to live lightly on the Earth, to war no more, to dedicate ourselves to the well-being of all in an interdependent world, and to select US leaders who are committed to effective democratic government.

As co-founder of YES! Media, president of the Living Economies Forum, a member of the Club of Rome, and the author of When Corporations Rule the World, and Change the Story, Change the Future: A Living Economy for a Living Earth, David Korten’s work focuses on ending global poverty.