Flipping Economics on Its Head: Kate Raworth #219

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No civilization should head out into the world without “Doughnut Economics” in its survival kit. With her modernized thinking, economist Kate Raworth is, in her words, “flipping economics on its head.” UK Guardian columnist George Monbiot calls her new book, Doughnut Economics: Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century Economist, “brilliant, thrilling and revolutionary.” In this first of a two-part conversation, Raworth explains why it’s way past time to update the approach to economics that’s been taught for over a century. She outlines seven fundamentals to achieving a healthy 21st century economy. Kate advocates painting a new mural over the “intellectual graffiti” keeping us locked into outdated economic thinking. More info and links at http://www.conversationearth.org

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