Truly to bring about the Renaissance – the Great Re-Think – we need to be radical in the proper sense of the word – ie to get to the roots of things. So we’ve started an occasional series of free-ranging conversations (roughly one a month) with people from all around the world in all relevant fields from the intricacies of pasture-feeding and permaculture, through the maelstrom of economics and politics, to the wonders (and shortcomings!) of science and the absolute importance of metaphysics – which, alas, has all-but gone missing.
The series begins with a webinar-cum-podcast with Ann Pettifor, one of the few people in the world who really understand the global economy. And we’ll continue with – well: watch this space!
In conversation with Colin Tudge, Josiah Meldrum and Nick Saltmarsh, co-founders of the pioneer company Hodmedod’s, discuss their crusade to raise the profile of the world’s pulses – beans, peas, lentils, chick-peas. They could and should play an even bigger role than they do in the world’s diets – and Britain could and should grow far more of them, in far greater variety. As always, we have much to learn from all the world’s cuisines.
October 27, 2023 | Go to the podcast
In the first of our new series of conversations with radical thinkers and doers, Colin Tudge talks to economist Ann Pettifor, director of Policy Research In Macroeconomics (PRIME). Ann is one of the few people in the world who really understands how the global economy works – and it doesn’t work in the interests of humanity or the natural world. Read more…
October 3, 2023 | Go to the podcast