Post Capitalist Philanthropy

Post Capitalist Philanthropy

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Author/Contributor(s): Ladha, Alnoor ; Murphy, Lynn ; Shiva, Vandana
Publisher: Transition Resource Circle
Date: 08/17/2022
Binding: Paperback
Condition: NEW
"Post capitalist philanthropy is a paradox in terms. A paradox is the appropriate starting place for the complex, entangled, messy context we find ourselves in as a species." This is how long-time activists, political strategists, and accidental philanthropy advisors Alnoor Ladha and Lynn Murphy start their treatise on Post Capitalist Philanthropy. This book is a result of decades of practice and research, including a hundred plus interviews with leading activists, philanthropists, philosophers, social scientists, cosmologists and wisdom keepers. The authors take us on a journey from the history of wealth accumulation to the current logic of late-stage capitalism to the lived possibilities of other ways of knowing, sensing and being that can usher in life-centric models. This "ontological shift", as they call it, is at the heart of the text - creating new-ancient-emerging realities is not simply about how we redistribute wealth or "fight power", but rather, how we perceive and embody our actions in relationship to a dynamic, animistic world and cosmos. This book is made available by Daraja Press on behalf of the Transition Resource Circle.