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Getting to the Next System: Guideposts on the Way to a New Political Economy – Gus Speth

How can we address problems that sometimes seem unsolvable? How to lift families mired in generations of poverty to a better life? Stop the .ow of carbon into our atmosphere? Or remove corporate in.uence from our politics? ese are problems … Continue reading

Mapping the Next System Webinar – Gus Speth

The Next System Project Published on Jan 4, 2016 The inability of traditional politics and policies to address fundamental challenges has fueled an extraordinary amount of experimentation, generating increasing numbers of sophisticated and thoughtful initiatives that build from the bottom … Continue reading

Red Sky at Morning: Crisis of the Global Environment – Gus Speth – Cambridge Forum

WGBHForum Published on Mar 31, 2014 James Gustave Speth, armed with the latest data about the global environmental crisis, explains why current methods of tackling the problem (international negotiations and treaties) have failed, and exposes the disaster waiting to happen … Continue reading

Living on Earth: Gus Speth Calls for a “New” Environmentalism

Gus Speth’s new memoir, Angels by the River, describes his evolution from accepting the status quo as a child, to working within mainstream environmentalism for environmental protection, to calling for “a new environmentalism.” (Photo: Chelsea Green Publishing) In conversation with … Continue reading

Gus Speth – Thom Hartmann interview Global Climate Change Environment Ethics Environment Justice

Angels by the River by James Gustave Speth – Chelsea Green

Reflections on race, environment, politics, and living on the front lines of change In Angels by the River, James Gustave “Gus” Speth recounts his unlikely path from a southern boyhood through his years as one of the nation’s most influential … Continue reading

Gus Speth at DEMOS: Capitalism, Environment Crisis

Joe Friendly Uploaded on Dec 9, 2008 Yale Dean of Forestry and Environmental Studies comes down hard on corporations, calling for a steady-state rather than growth orientation and the need for radical political and economic change to rationally deal with … Continue reading

Reimagining America: An Evening with Gus Speth & Juliet Schor

Part 1 of 4: Introduction by Wendy Philleo, Executive Director of Center for a New American Dream centernewdream Published on Feb 7, 2014 Learn more: On November 8, 2013, Etsy and Center for a New American Dream hosted noted … Continue reading

Dean Gus Speth on Capitalism and the Environment

Big Think Published on Apr 23, 2012 The entire capitalist system is outmoded Global Climate Change Environmental Justice Environment Ethics

Dean Gus Speth on Economic Growth and Disaster

Big Think Published on Apr 23, 2012 The fundamental dishonesty of pricing. Question: Will the world economy’s obsession with growth lead to disaster? Gus Speth: Well, first I think there is a– you have to appreciate that economic activity, in … Continue reading