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Homework for Session 6: Plenitude: The New Economics of True Wealth, by Juliet Schor

“Plenitude is about transition.  Change doesn’t happen overnight.  Creating a sustainable economy will take decades, and this is a strategy for prospering during that shift.  The beauty of the approach is that it is available right now.” – Juliet Schor I. THE ECONOMIC CHALLENGES WE FACE Juliet Schor argues in her book Plenitude that a […]

Session 6: The Emerging New Economy – Summaries of Korten and Schor

ATTACHMENT 6-2 Read Aloud Living In A New Economy   From David Korten, Agenda for a New Economy We do, in fact, have the means to create an economy that fulfills six criteria of economic health.  Such an economy would: 1. Provide everyone with the opportunity for a healthy, dignified, and fulfilling life. 2. Bring […]

Plenitude, by Juliet Schor

From Plenitude: The New Economics of True Wealth (Penguin, 2010) by Juliet Schor. “There is a way forward, and I call it plenitude.  The word calls attention to the inherent bounty of nature that we need to recover.  It directs us to the chance to be rich in the things that matter to us most, […]