Most people feel on the outside of extreme wealth. Some aspire to it. Many are offended by it and consider it immoral—even evil. For most of us it’s a sideshow. But Chuck Collins, our guest today, says, “No! It’s not a sideshow. It’s the main show. It affects all of us.” We pay the taxes that build what everyone uses. They avoid taxes, sometimes paying none, taking no responsibility for the common good though they benefit from it.
Episode12/21—Della Duncan, Renegade Economist, Tells about Doughnut Economics and Other Economic Models Being Put to Work
So many voices tell us that saving life on our planet requires a whole different economy. A whole different way of thinking. Consider renegade economics and doughnut economics? How might staying in the dough of the doughnut be a model for us in our work in the world?
Episode 1121—Lauren Van Ham: Radical Inter-religious Cooperation Is Working to Save Life on Our Planet
This episode of the OneEarth Simpler Living Podcast tells how religions are working together to forge new possibilities in ecology, economics, and women’s empowerment—all are making real difference in their communities. One way this cooperation is happening is through inter-religious circles formed through United Religions Initiatives (URI).
Episode1021—Encuentro: A U.S./Mexico Conversation on Living the Alternative Worldview We Call OneEarth Jubilee
Jubilee OneEarth Economics is not focused on just one issue, but on a worldview—a way of viewing the world and living in it. That is a strength because we need this worldview to save us from the devastation of life happening as a result of the practice of the MultiEarth worldview that prevails today. But worldviews are big and reach into all areas of life. That makes them challenging to describe.
If you are part of a family struggling with student debt, you likely know that student debt now totals nearly $1.7 trillion, exceeding both total car loans and credit card loans. Only mortgage loans are a bigger part of economic debt.