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The Faith Middleton Show
Wed August 7, 2013
Faith Middleton Show: Dan Rattiner and the Authors of America the Possible and Thomas Jefferson's
In his new book, James Gustave Speth looks unsparingly at the sea of troubles in which the United States now finds itself, charts a course through the discouragement and despair commonly felt today, and envisions what he calls America the Possible, an attractive and plausible future that we can still realize. The book identifies a dozen features of the American political economy—the country's basic operating system—where transformative change is essential. It spells out the specific changes that are needed to move toward a new political economy—one in which the true priority is to sustain people and planet.