10 key skills for 21st Century Citizenship
“...that we all need to survive and thrive, in an age teetering between breakdown and breakthrough...crucial for helping us become a larger us rather than a them-and-us.”
How Do We Protect Our Humanity?
Honoring the one-year anniversary of the Progressive International, Arundhati Roy and Ahdaf Soueif engage in a wide-ranging discussion of the present crisis and the meaning of international solidarity in a world of vaccine apartheid.
There is nothing natural about the way we work
A useful summary of progressive thought re: the potential for a ‘radical restructuring of our working lives’, from ‘bullshit jobs’ to the four-day week.
What we learned at the Stories For Life virtual gathering
Coverage of last week’s event, where Ella Saltmarshe, Carlota Sanz, Kumi Naidoo, Immy Kaur and Andres Roberts, discussed how our stories can help us design an Economy in Service to Life.
Capitalism is not natural
‘Right-wingers defend capitalism as a system necessitated by human nature [e.g.], but the market emerged out of specific historic conditions – it isn’t hardwired into our species.’
Stories For Life
A share of the Stories for Life project, plus presentations from guests, exploring new stories that are emerging to help us design an economy in service to life.
Superhistory, not superintelligence
‘AI is better understood as AT – Artificial Time,’ offering unprecedented access to understanding and radically enhancing our ‘data age’. What does this mean for narrative work?
Where is the plan for social care?
An appeal to shift the conversation about care from one of ‘cost’ to one of ‘investment’, and to remove it from market and ownership frames.
Putting words into action: personal reflections on supporting narrative change
‘How aligning principles with practice, addressing the power dynamics of collaboration, and nurturing an ecosystem for narrative power can help narrative work succeed.’
The Struggles and Strides of Narrative Change
Four hopefully familiar approaches that Purpose picked up during their work with several foundations to ‘challenge dominant narratives on economic mobility’.
Visit this virtual exhibition by WWF to explore the artistic responses to their creative call out – 'imagine a future where we put nature at the heart of our decisions...’