Episode 122: Can the Doughnut Economy Be The Way People and the Planet Thrive?

As the COVID-19 pandemic, the climate emergency, and other signs of ecological and societal breakdown push us towards changing the status quo,  a window is opening for shifting our economic model away from continual growth to incorporating both a social foundation for all peoples and an ecological ceiling. British Economist Kate Raworth’ Doughnut Economic model, which asserts that a healthy economy should be designed to thrive on many levels, not just grow, is now as now being adopted in progressive cities around the globe.

Recurring Segments Include:

  • Good news stories
  • One action tip to for you to create change
  • A weekly sanity tip to keep you calm(er) in the face of climate overwhelm


Kate Raworth: TED Talk, April 2018

Livestream Event: “Doughnuts Are Among Us”, Sunday, January 31st from 12:15pm to 2:00pm PST, 3:15 to 5:00 pm EST. , hosted by BC Young Greens, Doughnut Economics Action Lab, Nanaimo city councillor Ben Geselbracht, and the Young Greens of Canada

Action & Sanity Tip: Think of an unexpected act of kindness to do for someone else. It’s good for both of you!