Nora Bateson, is an award-winning filmmaker, writer, facilitator and educator, as well as President of the International Bateson Institute based in Sweden. Karun Cowper spoke to Nora in the wake of the “Learning Together in Living Systems (‘symmasthesy’) conference-retreat held at Murdoch University in Perth, Western Australia. The conference-retreat centred around Nora’s profound work and […]
Professor Sohail Inayatullah, renowned academic and futurist most famous for introducing and pioneering the futures technique of causal layered analysis speaks with Karun Cowper of the Globalactive Podcast. Sohail is the author of several books some of which are pretty much canon in the field of future studies. Other books such as “Understanding Sarkar”, “Neohumanist Educational […]
Nathan Schneider, journalist and author, Professor of media studies at the University of Colorado on his new book “Everything for Everyone: The Radical Tradition that is Shaping the Next Economy”. Now available from https://nathanschneider.info/.
The “Building a New Economy for Western Australia” two day symposium was an engaging and provocative event that sought to address critically important contemporary challenges in our society by “casting” participants as everyday heroes with the capacity to find pragmatic solutions. The event was held on Friday 24th and Saturday 25th August 2018 with local […]
Dr Otto Scharmer, Senior Lecturer at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, founding chair of the Presencing Institute and author of bestselling book “Theory U” interviewed by Karun Cowper of the Globalactive podcast and Friends of the Earth Perth in the lead up to the inaugural New Economy Network of Australia’s (NENA) “Building a New Economy […]
In this episode we speak with two inspiring women in the New Economy movement in Australia – Dr Michelle Maloney and Dr Amanda Cahill. Dr. Michelle Maloney is a lawyer, activist and co-founder of the New Economy Network of Australia and co-founder/director of Australian Earth Laws Alliance. She is the former Chairperson of the Environmental Defenders […]
The Dumbartung Aboriginal Corporation has worked with the Aboriginal community at the grassroots level for 30 years in a wide ranging capacity. Preserving and teaching culture, being powerful and vocal advocates on Aboriginal issues, and working in countless ways to support the day to day struggle of Noongar peoples. Interview by Karun Cowper for the […]
Peer-to-Peer theorist and activist Michel Bauwens is a leading figure in P2P and commons oriented thinking and a swiftly emerging alternative post-capitalist world. Karun Cowper spoke to Michel about this emergence and what hope and tangible solutions it provides in the Trump era.
Dr Sandra Bloom is an American mental health activist, psychiatrist, and associate professor of health management and policy at Drexel University. She is the creator of the “Sanctuary Model” of therapeutic care which is now a prevalent approach to mental health in the USA, Australia, and around the world. “A traumatic experience impacts the entire […]
This event “Ending Homelessness in WA – Scenarios and Seeds of the Future” held on the 25 October 2016 was a new beginning in an attempt to create a new approach of working together between Government, the Business Community, Not for Profit Services and the broader community. Recognising that the current approach has been failing […]