Economics

"America the Possible: Manifesto for a New Economy"

James Gustave Speth

About the Program

James Gustave Speth, co-founder of the Natural Resources Defense Council and the World Resources Institute, argues that building a democratic and ecologically sustainable economic system will bring about a new wave of prosperity.  This event was held at the offices of the AFL-CIO in Washington, DC.    

About the Authors

James Gustave Speth

James Gustave Speth is a professor of law at Vermont Law School. He is former dean of the School of Forestry and Environmental Studies at Yale University and former administrator of the United Nations Development Programme.  Prof. Speth's books include "The Bridge at the Edge of the World" and "Red Sky at Morning."   


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  • Sunday, December 9th at 2pm (ET)
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