233 episodes

Next Economy Now highlights the leaders that are taking a regenerative, bio-regional, democratic, equitable, racially-just, and whole-systems approach to creating the new economy. Popular guests include Resmaa Menakem (NYT bestselling author of "My Grandmother's Hands"), Robin DiAngelo (NYT bestselling author of "White Fragility"), Vincent Stanley (Patagonia), Winona LaDuke (White Earth Reservation), Autumn Brown (AORTA), Varshini Prakash (Sunrise Movement), and Aaron Tanaka (Center for Economic Democracy). Learn more at www.lifteconomy.com

Next Economy Now: For the Benefit of All Life LIFT Economy

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Next Economy Now highlights the leaders that are taking a regenerative, bio-regional, democratic, equitable, racially-just, and whole-systems approach to creating the new economy. Popular guests include Resmaa Menakem (NYT bestselling author of "My Grandmother's Hands"), Robin DiAngelo (NYT bestselling author of "White Fragility"), Vincent Stanley (Patagonia), Winona LaDuke (White Earth Reservation), Autumn Brown (AORTA), Varshini Prakash (Sunrise Movement), and Aaron Tanaka (Center for Economic Democracy). Learn more at www.lifteconomy.com

    Jorge Fontanez: B Corps as a Force for Change

    Jorge Fontanez: B Corps as a Force for Change

    Consumers need more from the companies and brands they support. Aspects such as governance, social impact, and environment are what consumers demand, requiring business and business leaders to operate and think differently. What is needed is a way for consumers to ensure they support businesses and products that help drive change in the world.

    Today’s guest is helping lead the charge to change the economy to benefit all people, communities, and the planet. Jorge Fontanez is the Chief Executive Officer for B Lab, a leader in systems change, creating standards, policies, and tools for businesses and also certifying companies regarding their social and environmental responsibility.

    For our show notes, visit https://www.lifteconomy.com/blog/jorge-fontanez

    • 46 min
    MBA Series (Ep. 7) — Enterprise Structures and Legal Frameworks

    MBA Series (Ep. 7) — Enterprise Structures and Legal Frameworks

    As we continue our MBA Series, we move on from the principles discussed in the previous episodes into the structures and frameworks that can take these principles into action and effect. While the foundational principles have a clear necessity, they are not enough to achieve the goals of the next economy and as we aim to change the systems that define our societies and world, we have to move beyond mere ideas.

    For our show notes, visit https://www.lifteconomy.com/blog/mba7

    • 44 min
    Amrita Wassan: Shifting Power Towards the Solidarity Economy

    Amrita Wassan: Shifting Power Towards the Solidarity Economy

    Amrita Wassan from the Center for Economic Democracy (CED) joins us on the show today to talk about their philosophy and experiences working towards shifting power and finding real solutions to the problems we face. Amrita is the Director of Programs at CED and is an educator, organizer, and solidarity economy practitioner.

    For our show notes, visit https://www.lifteconomy.com/blog/amrita-wassan

    • 38 min
    MBA Series (Ep. 6) - Rachel Isreeli on the Transformative Power of Coops

    MBA Series (Ep. 6) - Rachel Isreeli on the Transformative Power of Coops

    If you, like many others, think that cooperatives are just another way to do business, get ready to reframe that idea. Our guest today is Rachel Isreeli, and as she explains during this episode, cooperatives are a form of community organizing that have the ability to transform existing power structures.

    For our show notes, visit https://www.lifteconomy.com/blog/mba6

    • 47 min
    Pegi Eyers: Reclaiming Your Ancestral Wisdom Traditions

    Pegi Eyers: Reclaiming Your Ancestral Wisdom Traditions

    Today on the show we welcome Pegi Eyers, author of the award-winning book Ancient Spirit Rising: Reclaiming Your Roots & Restoring Earth Community, which examines the loss of our vital ethnocultural connection to tribe and place as well as why there is an evident trend of borrowing identities from other cultures. Peggy is based in Ontario, Canada and self-identifies as a Celtic animist. She is an advocate for the recovery of authentic ancestral wisdom and traditions for all people.

    For our show notes, visit https://www.lifteconomy.com/blog/pegi-eyers

    • 39 min
    MBA Series (Ep. 5) - Next Economy Principles II

    MBA Series (Ep. 5) - Next Economy Principles II

    In episode 4, we shared the first five principles of Next Economy enterprises. Today, we cover principles six through ten and highlight some important examples of organizations and enterprises that are leading the way when it comes to true transformative systems change.

    For our show notes, visit https://www.lifteconomy.com/blog/mba5

    • 46 min

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