Episode #48: Is Ecological Civilization Woke?, with Indra Adnan
Andrew Schwartz talks with Indra Adnan. For over twenty years, Indra has been writing, consulting, network-building and event-organizing on themes like the future of politics, conflict transformation, the role of the arts, and integral thinking. She is Founder and Co-initiator of The Alternative UK (a political platform which answers the question: if politics is broken, what’s the alternative?) while building Citizen Action Networks to reconnect people to cosmo-local eco-systems of available solutions. Indra has been writing consistently about soft power, public diplomacy, and the power of attraction and relationship in international relations for over a decade. She is also a psycho-social therapist, founder of the Soft Power Network, and a writer and events producer. She has consulted to the World Economic Forum, Indian, Finnish, and Danish governments, NATO, the Scottish Executive and the Institute of Contemporary Arts amongst others. Indra is currently Co-Lead in Bounce Beyond, a social enterprise network doing transformative work to cohere and connect the next global economies. Check out her book, The Politics of Waking Up: Power & Possibility In The Fractal Age, which includes many of the themes discussed in this episode.
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