May 8th, 2009
This week on Business Matters, we’re exploring how the our capitalist system shapes human interactions and ways to create solutions through dialogue. We also explore the historical roots of American capitalism and how the current financial crisis is part of a process that has been unfolding since the founding of the U.S..
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Author, Turning to One Another
Margaret Wheatley is an speaker, writer and organizational consultant. She’s been a Peace Corps volunteer in Korea and a public school teacher in New York. She’s been ssociate Professor of Management at the Marriott School of Management, Brigham Young University, and Cambridge College, Massachusetts. “Turning To One Another: Simple Conversations to Restore Hope to the Future” , proposes that it is the simple, familiar act of conversation that offers the most hope for changing the world. This book is being widely used by communities, schools, religious organizations, and social change efforts.
Joe’s been in the Navy, an anti-war hippie in communes, a Marxist and a “half-assed Buddhist.” He’s been writing about the American counterculture and third world issues since 1971. He’s lived on an Indian reservation in Idaho as well as in small Central American towns. His newest book is “Dear Hunting with Jesus: Dispatches from America’s Class War“. He writes regularly at his blog, JoeBageant.com and at the Huffington Post.
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