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For the first time in history, the activity of human civilization reaches into every corner of the globe. So significant is the role we play that our time has been dubbed the Anthropocene Epoch. This calls for self-examination at a new level. Conversation Earth presents insightful dialog with the leading thinkers of our time. Philosophy, ethics, science, psychology and economics, at a macro level, and all focused on humankind’s relationship with the planet.
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Flipping Economics on Its Head: Kate Raworth #219
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No civilization should head out into the world without “Doughnut Economics” in its survival kit. With her modernized thinking, economist Kate Raworth is, in her words, “flipping economics on its head.” UK Guardian columnist George Monbiot calls her new book, Doughnut Economics: Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century Economist, “brilliant, thrilling and revolutionary.”
In this first of a two-part conversation, Raworth explains why it’s way past time to update the approach to economics that’s been taught for over a century. She outlines seven fundamentals to achieving a healthy 21st century economy. Kate advocates painting a new mural over the “intellectual graffiti” keeping us locked into outdated economic thinking.
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