Transforming Our Economy

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Inspired by the Capital Institute's Third Millennium Economy initiative, this collection highlights those voices - ecological economists, sociologist, finance professionals, environmentalists, community developers - advocating a restructuring of our economy to transition to a truly sustainable economic system.

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How I Learned about Capitalism from JS Bach and a Penniless Swami
How I Learned about Capitalism from JS Bach and a Penniless Swami (Full Session)

Some argue that capitalism is a great blessing and a fundamental force for good. Others argue that it can encourage greed. The truth? Both sides are onto something. Free enterprise has lifted billions of people out of poverty worldwide. But while we fight for prosperity at home and around the world, we must guard against materialism and remember that money is only a means to greater ends. Please join Arthur Brooks—New York Times columnist, bestselling author, and president of the American Enterprise Institute—for this thought-provoking conversation.

Published on Jun 30, 2015 Aspen Institute

EarthSayer Arthur Brooks

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