"What does it mean to say we need a complete overhaul, or the end of capitalism? Is it an impossible utopia?" asks Mike Sandler.
In 2022 we explored opportunities for ending GDP growth dependency in the economy. Work areas included climate change, the monetary system, inequality, ecosystems and agriculture, with a focus on mental health and democracy.
David Somekh and Caroline Whyte interview futurist Bill Sharpe, author of the book 'Three Horizons: the Patterning of Hope'.
Kate Petriw gave an overview of the research that the global Wellbeing Economy Alliance has been doing on messaging and narratives on the wellbeing economy in this WEAll Ireland Hub webinar on Saturday July 1.
Caroline Whyte, David Somekh, Peter Doran and Kevin Murphy gave an outline of the WEAll Ireland hub's 'Cultural Creative' project, which explores ways in which artists and the arts can challenge the dominant ‘social imaginary’.
In this bilingual webinar (Irish and English), Professor Peadar Kirby explored the paradigm change necessary for the transition to an economy that prioritises human and ecological wellbeing, in contrast to the current pursuit of economic growth as a goal. There were responses from Professor Mary Murphy and Eóin Ó Cuinneagáin.