In our Bridging the Gaps podcast series, the hosts, Seán O’Conláin and Caroline Whyte, explore a range of topics with guests from a wide variety of backgrounds. As with our previous series in 2021 and 2020, and our 2019 podcast series Beyond the Obvious, it is co-organised by Feasta and the European Health Futures Forum (EHFF). Please feel free to comment below.
Special thanks to Laoise Kelly who gave us permission to use her harp music. The year’s piece is ‘Waltzing Daisy’ from her album ‘Just Harp’. You can find our more about Laoise’s music here.
Our 'Bridging the Gaps' podcast series, which is a collaboration between Feasta and the European Health Futures Forum, kicked off its 2022 series with a discussion with Isabel Carlisle of the Bioregional Learning Centre.
Our recommendations on taxation and welfare in Ireland - and elsewhere - include a reorientation of taxation policy towards 'commons-based taxation', the introduction of a Universal Basic Income, and capping the fossil fuel supply.
Mike Sandler finds Mason's 500 year agenda 'very interesting to read', but argues that 'before we can embrace it, we need abundance instead of scarcity, and economic institutions that value equity.'