Robert Howell interviewed on GreenPlanetFM

Dr. Robert Howell, CEO of the Council for Socially Responsible Investment in New Zealand, talks about Right Relationship and the need for a whole earth economy on GreenPlanetFM in New Zealand (click to listen). Robert Howell is one of the five authors of the book.

“At the [Montreal] seminar, and at various other symposiums that I’ve been at, people say, well, this idea of a world federation and so on is a pipe dream. And my argument is, no, there have been very major changes to the world order of this kind that have been made. At the end of the First World War, five empires went out of existence. At the end of the Second World War, Bretton-Woods was imposed on us by the Americans which established the international economic model that we have been living with. It established the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund, and so on. It established a model of which growth was a fundamental premise. And that rewrote the world order. So there are times where these major structural changes occur, but they occur at times of great crisis. And there’s a quote in the book for which I’ll take credit, which is that you should never waste a good crisis, because when you have a real decent crisis, the unthinkable becomes thinkable.”


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