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Juliet Schor and Hazel Henderson in Conversation

Sep 24, 2020 02:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Juliet Schor
Juliet B. Schor studies trends in working time and leisure, consumerism, the relationship between work and family, women’s issues, and economic justice. Since 2011 Schor has also been researching the sharing economy, including both non-profit community initiatives (makerspaces, timebanks) and for-profit platforms like Airbnb, TaskRabbit and Uber. She is co-founder and co-chair of the Board of the Center for a New American Dream, co-founder of South End Press, and the Center for Popular Economics. Juliet Schor received her undergraduate degree from Wesleyan University and her Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She has taught at Williams College, Barnard, Harvard, and currently Boston College, where she is Professor of Sociology. She is an occasional faculty member at Schumacher College.
Hazel Henderson
Hazel Henderson (D.Sc.Hon) is founder of Ethical Markets Media. She is a world-renowned futurist, evolutionary economist, a worldwide syndicated columnist, and author of award-winning Ethical Markets: Growing the Green Economy (2006) and eight other books. She created the Ethical Markets TV series, the EthicMark® Awards, the Green Transition Scoreboard® and co-created Ethical Biomimicry Finance®. Henderson’s first book Creating Alternative Futures (1978) has been republished by the University of Florida Digital Library. Her editorials are syndicated globally by Inter Press Service, and her book reviews appear on SeekingAlpha.com. Her articles have appeared in over 250 journals, including Harvard Business Review, New York Times, and Christian Science Monitor as well as journals in Japan, Venezuela, China, France and Australia.
David Bollier
David Bollier is the Schumacher Center’s Reinventing the Commons Program Director. He is an author, activist, blogger and independent scholar with a primary focus on the commons as a new paradigm of economics, politics and culture. He pursues this work primarily as co-founder of the Commons Strategies Group, an advocacy/consulting project that assists the international commons movement. Bollier’s work on the commons especially focuses on Internet culture; law and policy; ecological governance; and inter-commoning. Bollier spent many years in various policy advocacy jobs in Washington, D.C. in the 1970s and 1980s – with a Member of Congress, the auto safety regulatory agency, and public-interest organizations. From 1985 to 2010, Bollier collaborated with television producer, writer and activist Norman Lear on a wide variety of non-television public affairs and political projects.