Some of the people, ideas and actions inspiring an economy in service to life (please send us links, you can use the form here).


Donut Economics – Kate Raworth

How to Thrive in the Next Economy – John Thackera

Less Is More – Jason Hickel

The Value of Everything – Mariana Mazzucato

Using story to change systems – Ella Saltmarshe

The Economics of Arrival – Katherine Trebeck and Jeremy Williams

Humanity and nature are not separate – Heather Alberro

The Empathic Civilisation – Jeremy Rifkin

The Illusion of Separation – Giles Hutchins

Meme Wars: The Creative Destruction of Neoclassical Economics – Adbusters

Braiding Sweetgrass – Robin Wall Kimmerer

The Patterning Instinct – Jeremy Lent

Small is Beautiful A study of economics as if people mattered – E. F. Schumacher

Sacred Economics – Charles Eisenstein

The More Beautiful World Our Hearts Know is possible – Charles Eisenstein

Surviving the Future – David Fleming

Sapiens – Yuval Noah Harari

Entangled Life – Merlin Sheldrake

The Future We Choose – Chistiana Figueres and Tom Rivett Carnac

Requiem for a Species – Clive Hamilton

Hope is an embrace of the unknown – Rebecca Solnit

Beyond Neoliberalism, a Narrative Approach – Narrative Initiative

Framing The Economy – NEON, NEF, PIRC, Frameworks

The Meadows Memorandum – Wellbeing Economy Alliance

What is a wellbeing economy? – Wellbeing Economy Alliance

A New Economy Is Near – Green Economy Coalition

The ‘lungs of the earth’ are really its heart – Felipe Viveros, Alnoor Ladha

Transforming The Transition – Culture Hack Labs 

We Are Nature Defending Itself – Jonathan Davis

Coronavirus spells the end of the neoliberal era. What’s next? – Jeremy Lent

Just Transition, a Framework for Change – Climate Justice Alliance

The Power of Narratives in Decision-making – The Decision Lab

Active Hope – Joanna Macy & Chris Johnstone

Dark Emu – Bruce Pascoe

The Great Reset – World Economic Forum

Reframing Economics – The Club of Rome

Beyond The Rules – Dark Matter Labs

The Imaginarium – Imagine The Future

Foundational Memes for a New Narrative – Sandra Waddock

The Progress of this Storm – Andreas Malm

Capitalism in the Web of Life – Jason W. Moore

A Way Forward – Dark Matter Labs, UNDP

Rethinking Humanity – RethinkX

Principles For The New Story – New Stories

Designing Regenerative Cultures – Daniel Christian Wahl

Economy of Place – Jenny Andersson

Selected Concepts – Driving The Human

The Web of Meaning – Jeremy Lent

Billionaire space race: the ultimate symbol of capitalism’s flawed obsession with growth – Tim Jackson

The Dark Mountain Manifesto


Crises of Capitalism – RSA Animate 

The Age Of Citizens – Jon Alexander

Summit 2020: The years of repair – Naomi Klein

Great Transition Ideas – Great Transition Initiative

An intro to the Story of Separation – Charles Eisenstein

Sacred Economics – Charles Eisenstein

Economics in the age of climate breakdown – Jason Hickel

Why the future economy has to be a wellbeing economy – Katherine Trebeck

Beyond Salvation and Disaster, with George Monbiot – Team Human podcast

21st Century Enlightenment – RSA Animate

Economy and Ecology with Satish Kumar – Resurgence Change The Story Series

Economy Is Care – WiC

Choose Life – Project Everyone

Kiss the Ground

Gather film


Artifishal – Patagonia Films

Fantastic Fungi

The Economics of Happiness

The ServiceBerry – An Economy of Abundance – Robin Wall Kimmerer

A Lunar Cycle – Easkey Britton/Finisterre

Capitalism In Crisis – Yanis Varoufakis

What Does Capitalism Value? – Mariana Mazzucato

The Future is Beautiful Podcast – Amisha Ghadialhi

Outrage & Optimism podcast – Global Optimism

A Life On Our Planet – David Attenborough

Team Human Podcast – Douglas Rushkoff

Cyber-Waste – PostRational

The Conservation Revolution – Bram Büscher

From What if to What Next ? – Rob Hopkins

The Neoliberal Era is Ending. What Comes Next? – Ganesh Sitaraman

The SpaceShip Earth Podcast – Dan Burgess

Why is an Ordinary Life Not Good Enough Anymore? – Alain De Botton

Back to Earth – Serpentine Podcast

Water Bear Network

Breaking Boundaries – The Science of Our Planet

On Time and Water – Andri Snær Magnason