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Well Being Economy Alliance

WEAll is a collaboration of organizations, alliances, movements and individuals working towards a wellbeing economy, delivering human and ecological wellbeing.

An article written by Robin Wall Kimmerer

As Robin Wall Kimmerer harvests serviceberries alongside the birds, she considers the ethic of reciprocity that lies at the heart of the gift economy. How, she asks, can we learn from Indigenous wisdom and ecological systems to reimagine currencies of exchange?

History of the Commons: Alberta Co-ops

The principle of the commons, the sharing of resources, and the integrity of community life, is the foundation on which western Canada was built. Yet abundance has turned out to have its own dangers. The role of co-ops as the alternative to agri-business and its destructive effect on communities. Video by Tom Radford.

The Tar Sands: Travesty of the Common Good

A documentary on the Alberta Oil Sands and the environmental impact of the fossil fuel industry.

Doughnut Economics Video

Kate Raworth has developed over the last decade or more a helpful way to measure our ecological, economic, and social wellbeing so that we might work together to live within the donut — a place of equilibrium and sustainability. Her website and videos explain this helpful “index of wellbeing.”

A global commons

Vandana Shiva summarizes the need for a global commons movement to replace the earth-destroying capitalist system that we now have.

Doughnut Economics

Kate Raworth has developed over the last decade or more a helpful way to measure our ecological, economic, and social wellbeing so that we might work together to live within the donut — a place of equilibrium and sustainability. Her website and videos explain this helpful “index of wellbeing.”

The Story of Change

Can shopping save the world? The Story of Change urges viewers to put down their credit cards and start exercising their citizen muscles to build a more sustainable, just and fulfilling world.

The Great Transformation, Or How We (Just) Avoided a Climate Catastrophe

A historian in 2050 looks back at the first half of the century.
Presented at the UC Santa Barbara virtual conference:
The World In 2050: Creating/Imagining Just Climate Futures
October 2016
Presented by Jeremy R. Lent

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