'Why Wall Street Can't Be Fixed and How to Replace It.'
Today's economic crisis is the worst since the Great Depression. However, as David Korten shows, the steps being taken to address it-including pouring trillions of dollars into bailouts for the Wall Street institutions that created the mess-do nothing to deal with the reality of a failed economic system. It's like treating cancer with Band-Aids. And the financial collapse now in the public spotlight is only the tip of the iceberg. The system's social and environmental failures may ultimately be even more destructive.