Extraenvironmentalist – Interview with Michael Lewis and Pat Conaty on The Resilience Imperative

I’ve had the pleasure of meeting with authors Michael Lewis and Pat Conaty on a number of occasions. The depth of the knowledge they share is grounded in inspiring real world economic alternatives making “The Resilience Imperative: Cooperative Transitions to a Steady-State Economy” an essential read. So I was delighted to come across this excellent interview with the Extraenvironmentalist.
Originally Posted – http://www.extraenvironmentalist.com/2015/08/17/episode-88-resilience-imperative/

Our governments, businesses and economic institutions were built on a society that was supercharged with fossil fuels to get as big as possible as fast as possible. Now, with the challenges of the 21st century, resilience is a more appropriate principle for reinventing and reorganizing our economic life. Is it possible to develop economic and financial arrangements that can emphasize aspects of humanity other than individual greed?

In Extraenvironmentalist #88 we discuss the Resilience Imperative: Cooperative Transitions to a Steady-State Economy with co-authors Michael Lewis and Pat Conaty. We talk about ways to create a decentralized, cooperative steady-state economy that can work as an alternative to the highly globalized and financialized economic paradigm of today.


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