1. Vandana Shiva speaking at The Economics of Peace Conference in Sonoma California October 2009.
    Vandana Shiva was born in India and is a physicist, environmental activist and author. She is one of the leaders of the International Forum on Globalization and is the founder of the Navdanya Foundation for Science, Technology and Ecology (http://www.navdanya.org) She is the author of many books, including Water Wars: Pollution, Profits, and Privatization, Biopiracy: The Plunder of Nature and Knowledge, Monocultures of the Mind, and The Violence of the Green Revolution. She addressed the World Trade Organization summit in Seattle (1999) as well as the World Economic Forum in Melbourne, Australia (2000). In 1993, Shiva was the recipient of the Right Livelihood Award.

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  2. David Korten speaking at The Economics of Peace Conference in Sonoma California October of 2009.
    David Korten has over 35 years of experience in preeminent business, academic, and international development institutions as well as in contemporary citizen action organizations. Trained in economics, organization theory, and business strategy, he holds M.B.A. and Ph.D degrees from Stanford University Graduate Schools of Business, has taught at Harvard, and served as a regional advisor for USAID. His work in third world countries opened his eyes to the consequences of economic globalization. In his new book, Agenda for a New Economy, Korten outlines alternatives for sustainable and respectful living on planet Earth. He is also the author of When Corporations Rule the World and The Post Corporate World: Life after Capitalism. He is co-founder of the Positive Futures Network and Yes! Magazine.

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  3. David Korten speaking at The Economics of Peace Conference in Sonoma California October 2009.
    David Korten has over 35 years of experience in preeminent business, academic, and international development institutions as well as in contemporary citizen action organizations. Trained in economics, organization theory, and business strategy, he holds M.B.A. and Ph.D degrees from Stanford University Graduate Schools of Business, has taught at Harvard, and served as a regional advisor for USAID. His work in third world countries opened his eyes to the consequences of economic globalization. In his new book, Agenda for a New Economy, Korten outlines alternatives for sustainable and respectful living on planet Earth. He is also the author of When Corporations Rule the World and The Post Corporate World: Life after Capitalism. He is co-founder of the Positive Futures Network and Yes! Magazine.

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  4. David Korten has over 35 years of experience in preeminent business, academic, and international development institutions as well as in contemporary citizen action organizations. Trained in economics, organization theory, and business strategy, he holds M.B.A. and Ph.D degrees from Stanford University Graduate Schools of Business, has taught at Harvard, and served as a regional advisor for USAID. His work in third world countries opened his eyes to the consequences of economic globalization. In his new book, Agenda for a New Economy, Korten outlines alternatives for sustainable and respectful living on planet Earth. He is also the author of When Corporations Rule the World and The Post Corporate World: Life after Capitalism. He is co-founder of the Positive Futures Network and Yes! Magazine.

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  5. Sam Keen speaking at The Economics of Peace Conference in Sonoma California October 2009.
    Sam Keen is a noted author, philosopher and expert on propaganda and the roles myths play in our psyches and societies. He holds Ph.D's in philosophy and theology from Harvard and has authored several bestselling books, including Fire in the Belly, Faces of the Enemy, which was also a PSB documentary, and Hymns to an Unknown God. His work on myth was the subject of a 60-minute special with Bill Moyers, Your Mythic Journey with Sam Keen. In addition to being an expert on cultural myths, Keen was a contributing editor at Psychology Today magazine for 20 years.

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The Economics of Peace Conference was sponsored by Praxis Peace Institute and RSF Social Finance.

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In the midst of global economic collapse, an expanding income gap, accelerating climate change, mass…


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The Economics of Peace Conference was sponsored by Praxis Peace Institute and RSF Social Finance.

praxispeace.org
rsfsocialfinance.org

In the midst of global economic collapse, an expanding income gap, accelerating climate change, mass species extinction and exponential growth in global debt, the conveners of The Economics of Peace Conference are calling for engaged citizens from the U.S. and abroad to come together in Sonoma, CA, October 18 – 23, to help forge a new economic agenda for the 21st century.

The Economics of Peace Conference will showcase leading thinkers and practicioners who are already transforming economic relationships. Conference speakers will address the most relevant economic issues confronting us today, and daily workshops will offer practical skills for creating vibrant local economies.

The conference will focus on the following themes:

The Economics of Social and Environmental Justice
The Influence of Cultural Myths and Propaganda on Economic Policies
Transforming the Means of Exchange
Toward a New Ethic of Ownership
Evolving the Policies for the New Economics

The purpose of this conference is to build alliances, expand our networks, and connect with others who are passionate about building a new economy on the foundations of peace, justice and environmental sustainability. In the midst of this crisis, a window of opportunity has opened.

Please join us in seizing the moment!

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