FINANCE & GLOBAL AFFAIRS
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”.
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”
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.”
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.”
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.”
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.”
Inspire Dialogue 2016
“Conversation is an existential ‘turning-towards’ the other in recognition of what it means to be human.”
An interview with Ciaran Mundy, Director of the Bristol Pound
“We should not refuse to engage with the world of complex finance”