"The COVID-19 pandemic is a test. Are we learning anything?" asks Mike Sandler.
"This is a rare chance for systemic change," writes Mike Sandler. "Will we be able to achieve systemic solutions instead of half measures or symbolic but meaningless “show” achievements that do not help people in tangible ways?"
"As societies transition into reopening different sectors, there are massive considerations to take into account. I want to emphasize the importance of using an intersectional lens whilst devising solutions," writes Feasta intern Nadia Hansen.
"We need think-tanks of open-minded people in every sector who are ready to view everything through a new lens and think outside the box as we head into the increasingly stormy and uncharted waters of global energy and resource depletion and economic contraction," writes Tim Clarke.
In this podcast we hear from people working on applying the cybernetician Stafford Beer’s Viable Systems Model in different domains, in order to help restructure organisations in a way that can maximise the autonomy of the people involved, ensure that vital needs are being met and enable easy communication.
In collaboration with the Cork Environmental Forum we've put together a list of international resources relating to our "BEYOND GDP: Governance and Budgeting for Well-being" webinar on June 5.