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Episode 8 - Creating the Framework for a New Economy

3/18/2018
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In this episode, Jay Tompt tells the story of the REconomy Centre. A little bit startup incubator, a little bit co-working space, and a little bit gift-economy networking hub, this ”new economy wing of the Transition movement” emerged from an abandoned office building in Totnes, England to bridge political divides and help create the conditions needed for holistic local economies to emerge around the world. Related links: - REconomy Centre Totnes

Duration:00:20:27

Episode 7 - From GDP to GNH

2/16/2018
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Countries around the world are fixated on growing their economies - but is growth doing more harm than good? In this episode, Richard Heinberg discusses the history behind how GDP growth came to be used as a measure of success, why GDP can’t continue growing indefinitely, and why it’s time to transition to a better metric - one that better reflects human and ecological well-being. Related links: - On our blog: ‘Life in a degrowth economy, and why you might actually enjoy it’ - On our blog:

Duration:00:27:40

Episode 6 - Rebuilding Healthy Communities: The Growing Ecovillage Movement

7/10/2017
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Societies and communities everywhere are under threat from an increasingly corporatized global economy that is shifting power and resources from the many to the few and separating us from one another and from nature. Around the world, however, an increasing number of people are actively looking to re-establish the bonds of interdependence and recreate community living in tune with nature. In this episode, Anja Lyngbaek interviews Kosha Joubert, the Chief Executive Officer of the Global...

Duration:00:32:09

Episode 4 - Why Local Ownership Matters

4/28/2014
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Local BitesStacy Mitchell Institute for Local Self-Reliance

Duration:00:35:03

Episode 3 - Local Alternatives to Globalized Development: A View from India

2/19/2014
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Local BitesChurning the Earth: The Making of Global India

Duration:00:47:04

Episode 2 – How to Feed the World? A Political Agroecological Approach

12/19/2013
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Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy

Duration:00:34:09

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