How important is creativity in a new ism?

Mel Young: For The New Ism we have looked at issues around sustainability and economics among other weighty issues, but we haven’t discussed where creativity might sit in the spectrum. Allowing our imagination to run around is not only good fun but it has also led to the creation of many things. Books, films, pictures … Continue reading How important is creativity in a new ism?

Will work exist in The New Ism?

he world is changing rapidly, and the future of work is very different to what we know now. Many roles will be performed by robots - where will that leave humans? Will we value work that is currently seen as unskilled? What will the millions of people who no longer have work do? How will they earn a living? Mel and Alex discuss some of these meaty questions.

is a new system the answer to all our problems?

A lot seems to be going wrong at the moment. Mel and Alex discuss what the root cause is, and how we can attempt to fix it. Alex Matthews: We seem to be in a bit of an ‘omnishambles’ in the UK at the moment. Every time you read a newspaper or switch on the … Continue reading is a new system the answer to all our problems?

Slow down, you move too fast…'ve got to make the morning last...' Were Simon and Garfunkel on to something? Our lives have become so busy, and we always feel like we have to be doing, achieving, getting. It impacts on our mental and physical health, and on the planet. Should slowing down be a core value of the New Ism? Mel and Alex discuss in their latest conversation-blog.