This event focussed on a Social Imaginary project which the WEAll Hub of Ireland’s core members have been discussing. The project is a co-production process – a community of practice of artists, activists and researchers exploring how we might imagine the wellbeing economy.
In 2021 we co-organised six online events that explored banking, basic income, biodiversity and the new WEAll hub for Ireland, we made a series of submissions, continued our successful podcast series with EHFF, published many blog articles, and sent a sizeable youth delegation to the COP-26.
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.
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.'
This submission recommends that the existing EU economic governance framework be replaced by 'guard rails' that would ensure that environmental limits are not exceeded, and that nobody is put in danger by a rapidly transforming, and at times highly volatile and unstable, economy.
Bill O'Dea, a specialist in mycology, talks with Seán Ò Conlaín and Caroline Whyte about the immense contribution that fungi make to the biosphere, the threats they are facing, and how their complex symbiotic relationship with other species could help to provide inspiration for the societal and economic changes that are needed to achieve a sustainable economy.