As Rutger Bregman points out, “1,500 people travelled to Davos by private jet” but “no one was talking about raising taxes on the rich. I hear people talking the language of participation, justice, equality and transparency, but almost no one raises the real issue.”
In 2018, NPQ committed to emphasizing the need to remake our economy into a system that provides for more shared wealth and equity, one that values sustainability and racial justice. We have covered the topic in our newswires and have begun a webinar series that brilliantly combines inspiring vision with grounded experience of some of the foremost change agents in the field. We will continue this emphasis well into the future and, for those of you who have not yet engaged in this element of our work, we bring you one of our introductory pieces from Senior editor Steve Dubb. Don’t miss his next webinar on Thursday, January 10th!
The social discord that fueled the surprising outcome of our election is part of a global pattern. The World Economic Forum’s recently released Global Risks Report 2017 sees “deep-rooted social and economic trends are manifesting themselves increasingly disruptively across the world.”