thinking and doing for a rebalancing planet
It’s hard not to notice that the world is rebalancing. New hubs of dynamism are emerging as old ones struggle to reignite their engines. But for both old and new, the fragility of a rebalancing world demands a reappraisal of what making prosperity actually looks like. The old compact no longer fits the 21st century and our blunt tools won’t help to construct a new one. We need to build a new philosophy of prosperity that can help us flourish.
Brazil and the case for muddle-through-ology: “What is the next episode in the economic story that comes after stability, commodities and consumption?”
If you could design a society from scratch, how would you design it? Welcome to the world of institutional innovation. How to Fix the World, created with economist Umair Haque, explores human centered institutional design and how we can refound the fundamental building blocks of prosperity.
Congealed Capitalism: It's not about the power laces
Wikihouse:/ Rio is a collaborative project using local, open production to build quality homes and prosperous neighbourhoods. We are creating the means for communities to self build low cost, high spec customs made homes.
Counting Brazil’s gross national happiness: “an overdue step towards constructing an enduring type of productivity better in tune with the demands of the 21st century.”
Against the post-crisis backdrop of high streets cluttered with empty shops and identikit megastores, Retail Reset was a project digging into how shopping could save our cities by giving us more creativity, better experiences, greater collaboration and lots of opportunities for learning
- Super Fallows essay. Think this applies all over world. So much potential and action bubbling away. Can we see it? https://t.co/vyfLCuB6El 9 February 2016 at 6:44 AM
- Kamasi Washington’s Giant Step https://t.co/HTaPJ4xLCm great read by @adamshatz via @africasacountry 7 February 2016 at 7:24 AM
- great set of Bretton Woods papers -> https://t.co/7e2FIps6Ix https://t.co/9Adgrkjpnp 7 February 2016 at 6:40 AM
- 'They were ghosts—mute, expressionless figures in corridors holding babies whose foreheads seemed to have vanished.' https://t.co/nAM1Kr6BXN 7 February 2016 at 6:36 AM