Economy: From Corrupt to Connected with Zeus Yiamouyiannis

Open Minds with Regina Meredith
S16:Ep1355 minsJune 25, 2020
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As the Covid-19 pandemic ground the global economy to a virtual halt, could it possibly contain a hidden gift? In figuring out how to put things back together, can we the people take the opportunity to reflect on what matters and make important choices? According to Zeus Yiamouyiannis, author of Transforming Economy: From Corrupted Capitalism to Connected Communities, in corrupted capitalism, people serve money, rather than the other way around. With non-corrupt capitalism, the highest priorities are given to such concerns as health, nature, a truly healthy social life, and the ability for families to come together. In such a system, money serves people and communities, so, for example, corporations would stop cutting corners to maximize profits while endangering health and safety. Here’s a chance to ask yourself how we ended up in such an unsustainable way of life, and where we can go from here?

Instructor/Host: Regina Meredith
Featuring: Zeus Yiamouyiannis
Video Language: English