Expert analysis and commentary to help you to make sense of what’s emerging.
COVID-19: A War Broke Out In Heaven
History is unfolding in real time. This is it: we have arrived at the end of the world. Finally. Now we can start to build a new one. This is our chance to reshape ourselves as spiritual, scientific, and ethical beings.
Reclaiming Our Indigenous European Roots
Our task is to honour our ancestors, even those who caved from systemic destruction and became conquerors themselves. This is the story of how I connected with my European roots.
We Can No Longer Save The World By Playing By The Rules
Especially in times of crisis, the systems we live in need to learn to organise in new, more complex and deeper ways, or they will break down.
Eight Emerging Lessons: From Coronavirus to Climate Action
Disruption has two sides: the things we need to let go of, and the things that are about to emerge. How can we respond in ways that help this enormous potential for change to manifest?
The Collective Psychology of Coronavirus
Fight-or-flight or tend-and-befriend? How we respond to Coronavirus has big implications for our communities. Now is the right time to be reaching out to our neighbours.
Why Digital Entrepreneurs Need Contemplative And Systemic Practices
In the field of digital innovation, the solution is almost always an app or a platform, regardless of the problem. Contemplative practices can facilitate deeper innovation.
Rise of the Emergentsia: The Revolution Will Not Be Boring
Increasing numbers of people are suffering because their society has let them down. Indy Johar's solution calls for a “Boring Revolution" — but is it really as boring as it seems?
The Politics Of Waking Up 13: Real Time, Real Life, Next Politics?
In order to invent a new politics we need to bypass the existing system. Denmark's Alternative Party offers an example of new politics in-action.
How To Think About The Meta-Crisis Without Getting Too Excited.
It has become fashionable to declare a climate emergency, but the very idea of emergency only gets us so far. We cannot disentangle climate collapse from the broader crisis of civilisation.
The Politics Of Waking Up 11: Scaffolding, Skeletons and Fractals
Our political systems are slowly self-destructing in the face of huge global problems. Quality of relationships between communities is the key to creating new and better systems.
Christmas, Consumerism and Confusion
Despite it's bad ecological rap, consumerism meets a range of emotional and social needs. This is never more obvious than at Christmas. What can we do to fill the gap?
We Need To Feel The Change We Want To See In The World
Kathrine Lauritzen shares her transformative experience in a Collective Sensemaking workshop at the Emerge Gathering 2019.
The Politics Of Waking Up 10: What Is World?
The internet has dramatically shifted the relationship between people and the world they inhabit. We need a better understanding of the psychological impacts of this shift.
The Politics of Waking Up 9: Feminising the Future
The F word is becoming much more difficult to define. Is the suppression of the feminine why we have the multiple crises of depression, addiction and suicide in our society?
Rise Of The Emergentsia: A Great Mindshift in the Making
Technology itself is not the game changer everyone thinks it is, people are. Dr. Maja Göpel anchors her perspective on global change to sociocultural factors.
The Politics of Waking Up 8: Relationship As The Rebel Act
Personal and social disconnection is at the heart of the system destroying our planet.
This is What Recovery Looks Like: The Healing Potential of Trauma.
Respiritualising our planet is the next step to healing collective trauma. An ecopsychologist shares thoughts from the world's first ever Collective Trauma & Healing Summit.
The Politics of Waking Up 7: Everyone Has a Story
We need a new story. How many times have you heard that recently? Too often this call to action ignores what people's hearts are really yearning for.
Dear White People
The notion of indigeneity is a product of white frames of knowing. You don’t have to travel far in order to be indigenous. To avoid reproducing exclusionary whiteness, you must recognise that where you are is already sacred.
The Politics of Waking Up 6: Where Is We?
Our current political system means that we give away our power to tiny numbers of people who decide how to run our world. Are we now seeing the conditions for more collective action?
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