Reviews and Interviews

Is Consumer Capitalism Outdated?

Walter Moss published an article "Is Consumer Capitalism Outdated?" in Los Angeles based LA Progressive which analyses and connects Occupy Wall Street, Spirituality in Business, E.F. Schumacher's human scale economics, Steve Jobs' legacy and Laszlo Zsolnai's work on Buddhist Economics. He argues that perhaps the best we can do in our present period of malaise is to seek the truth and wisely attempt to bring our lives and societies more in keeping with it.

Interview on Buddhist Economics

Norwegian teacher and writer Christian Egge is making an interview-project on “New Economy” with the background of the current financial crisis. He is doing his project in cooperation with the Cultura Bank in Oslo, Norway. Among others he has interviewed Margrit Kennedy (Germany), David Korten (USA), Ove Jakobsen, (Norway), Helmy Abouleish (Egypt) and several others. He asked Laszlo Zsolnai about Buddhist Economics.

21st Century Spirituality

In his article „21st Century Spirituality” (Resurgence 2008. March/April p. 68) Jonathon Porrit, Founder Director of Forum for the Future and Chair of the UK Sustainable Development Commission reviews our book "Spirituality as a Public Good" (edited by Luk Bouckaert and Laszlo Zsolnai, Garant, 2007).

Business within Limits

In Journal of Buddhist Ethics (Volume 15, 2008 pp. 1-9) Jason McLeod Monson analyses the book Business within Limits: Deep Ecology and Buddhist Economics (edited by Laszlo Zsolnai and Knut J. Ims, 2006, Oxford, Peter Lang Academic Publisher).

Ethics in the Economy

In his article in Journal of Markets & Morality (2003. No. 2. pp. 693-695)  Richard F. Von Dohlen reviews our book “Ethics in the Economy: Handbook of Business Ethics” (edited by Laszlo Zsolnai, 2002, Oxford, Peter Lang Academic Publishers).