To help spur progress, back in 2015 the United Nations drew up a set of 17 goals around important factors like health, education and equality.
Our “next systems” are the emerging models and ideas for new ways of doing and being – for our economy, organizations, cultures, spiritual practices, and more. Here, we write and curate media content that helps give you insight in how these “next systems” could work and why they are important.
“Baby bonds” could help us reduce inequality and give every child personal seed money for important things like going to college, buying a home or starting a business.
Fairphone is a Dutch social enterprise that is working to build sustainable and conflict-free smartphones.
Neuroscientist Rebecca Brachman shares the story of her team’s accidental discovery of a new drug that, for the first time ever, could prevent the negative effects of stress and boost a person’s ability to recover.
“While the Iroquois long body, quantum physics, and the collective consciousness field of a group of people helps me explain the phenomenon of the field of Dynamic Peace, in my heart what I celebrate most about this field is the mystery.”
Brad Burge of MAPS presents on what it means to live with PTSD, provides a brief history of MDMA, and shares how MDMA-assisted psychotherapy is showing promising results for treating PTSD .
WSDE’s are enterprises in which all the workers who collaborate to produce its outputs also serve together, collectively as its board of directors.
Forget about steel and concrete, says architect Michael Green, and build it out of wood. It’s not only possible to build safe wooden structures up to 30 stories tall (and, he hopes, higher), it’s necessary.
Ms. Warren’s plan, the Universal Child Care and Early Learning Act, would create a network of government-funded care centers with employees paid comparably to public-school teachers.
With right to repair, we imagine a different kind of system, where instead of throwing things out, we reuse, salvage, and rebuild.
Mindfulness meditation can make you more adept at switching tasks and returning to a deep level of concentration more quickly after a distraction.
Held within a larger context of systematic oppression and liberation theory, Van Dernoot Lipsky dives into how to work toward reconciling dealing with suffering and trauma both individually and collectively.
Introspection is out, and outrospection is in. Philosopher and author Roman Krznaric explains how we can help drive social change by stepping outside ourselves and embracing cognitive empathy.
Researcher Sarah Klein believes we need to think of light differently — not just as illumination, but as a tool for our emotional and biological well-being.
Democratic socialists believe that both the economy and society should be run democratically—to meet public needs, not to make profits for a few.
Under a community solar model, “plots” are sold at a centralized solar farm and individuals/small businesses are able to buy into the system.
Agile methodologies—which involve new values, principles, practices, and benefits and are a radical alternative to command-and-control-style management—are spreading across a broad range of industries and functions and even into the C-suite.
What if we took out more greenhouse gases than we put into the atmosphere? This hypothetical scenario, known as “drawdown,” is our only hope of averting climate disaster, says strategist Chad Frischmann.
Ranked choice voting (RCV) describes voting systems that allow voters to rank candidates in order of preference, and then uses those rankings to elect candidates with a broad base of support.
EX is defined by the sum of its parts–from the daily vibe in the workplace to the employee’s purpose and place on their team and how they deliver value for their organization.
Biomimetics or biomimicry is the imitation of the models, systems, and elements of nature for the purpose of solving complex human problems.
Dr Brené Brown reminds us that we can only create a genuine empathic connection if we are brave enough to really get in touch with our own fragilities.
Kocsis breaks down the different threats to internet freedom and shares his plan to build an alternative, decentralized network that returns power to everyday users.
The TM technique allows your active mind to easily settle inward, through quieter levels of thought, until you experience the most silent and peaceful level of your own awareness — pure consciousness.
These are bleak times for many of us — but a lot of things are improving around the world.