“Resilience requires a constant transformation of relationships of power.” – Joy Anderson, President and Founder of Criterion Institute
Overview of podcast
We hear a lot about resilience, particularly in the context of emergencies like the current COVID-19 crisis. But for some, is resilience really just about being expected to survive a broken system because there is no other choice? In episode three of the Power and Systems series, Vicki Saunders and Joy Anderson discuss strengths and vulnerabilities in our economic and financial systems and redefine what it means to be resilient in the face of economic crisis.
In this episode
This episode also covers:
- How resiliency is fundamentally about privilege.
- Why vulnerability is the opposite of resiliency.
- How entrepreneurs on a growth path, taking outside capital during COVID, are more vulnerable.
- What is the point of the system? Growth vs resilience.
- Investing in more community-based food security for a safer future.
- The impact of limitations on women because of gender roles and access.
- The need for a basic income to stabilize people’s lives.
- The significance of the feeling of abundance versus living in scarcity.
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