FINANCE & GLOBAL AFFAIRS

Reconciliation and Justice in Australia

How a nation is trying to heal the wounds of its colonial past and reconcile with its indigenous people

People had been asked: “What can be done to heal the situation?” and many had replied, “If only someone would say sorry”.

Peace and Justice in Montgomery, Alabama

Jane Carroll visits a new memorial which aims to heal a dark period of American history

We have to face up to the past in order to come to a proper understanding of ourselves and our world

The Revival of the Commons

Political strategist David Bollier explains how a new economic/cultural paradigm is challenging the increasing ‘enclosure’ of wealth and human creativity.

Identity and human flourishing come about through having a connection, a relationship with others, including non-human life and the earth itself.

Doughnut Economics

Kate Raworth’s new book asks: how we can reconcile the needs of humanity with the needs of the planet?

The most powerful tool in economics is not money, nor even algebra. It is a pencil. Because with a pencil you can redraw the world.

Narratives for a Unified World

Andrew Singer talks about the vision behind the literary journal Trafika Europe

“Regardless of the political and economic uncertainty, there is a cultural continuity and a unity to Europe that already stretches back hundreds of years.”

Three Transitions

Richard Twinch on Cultural Change

“The past is not just a heap of outmoded algorithms, but a valuable resource to be archaeologically unpicked and valued.”

Understanding Strangers

Inspire Dialogue 2016

“Conversation is an existential ‘turning-towards’ the other in recognition of what it means to be human.”

The Ecology of Money

An interview with Ciaran Mundy, Director of the Bristol Pound

“We should not refuse to engage with the world of complex finance”