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We are a platform and a growing network of activist organizations, policy makers, businesses, and individuals, working on deep, regenerative systems change. More specifically, we focus in three integrated areas:
Adam Smith’s most famous and most quoted idea is that of the invisible hand–the notion that if you work for your own selfish goals, the result would still be the same as if you worked to serve society as a whole. But did it stand the test of time?
The Pawn That Roars, Selfies And Amusement Parks, Or Localism And Soft Islam: The Futures Of Afghanistan
While there is considerable commentary on the current situation in Afghanistan the literature on the futures of the nation is sparse. This article seeks to address this by developing scenarios on the possible futures of Afghanistan.
From economic democracy to ecology, equality and sacred activism, you will find talks, interviews and clips from some of the brightest minds and open hearts of the systems change movement.
The best selling French economist Thomas Piketty has documented in well researched detail how inequality is increasing in the world today. His solution? A global wealth tax on the rich. But is that enough to create a more just and equitable economy? In this podcast, Roar Bjonnes suggests that tax reforms are not enough and that what we need instead is economic systems change through economic democracy.
Shopping locally, growing some of our own fruits and vegetables, these are all very important habits to cultivate if we want to create deeper systems change. But individual changes are not enough in order to stem the tide of economic destruction against nature and the local economy. In this podcast, Roar Bjonnes outlines the eight design principles we need to implement a truly local economy.
Corporate capitalism is addicted to making money and therefore has a very short planning cycle–hardly longer than its next quarterly profit fix. A truly green, regenerative economy will have to plan long term. To do that, we need deeper economic changes. In this episode, Roar Bjonnes talks about the two most important systems changes needed to create an eco-economy of the future.
Arts for Systems Change
Creative Inspiration for Global Transformation
For centuries, writers, artists and musicians have been visionaries, supporting human societies to question, shift and evolve in the changing tides of our social and political histories.
Be part of a collective collaboration in visioning the systemic changes we want to bring.