New Stories for a New World
September 23, 2014 Kosmos Community News


New Storytelling: Filming in Findhorn

Rhonda Fabian introduces us to the team of filmmakers converging on the New Story Summit and explores how the ways we make media are changing.


Making Sure the Earth is our Business

By Geoff Dalglish

Excitement is mounting with New Story Summit: Inspiring Pathways for Our Planetary Future looming large on the horizon of so many people seeking positive and far-reaching change.


Voices of Youth: Generation Waking Up

Another Look: This essay by Joshua Gorman is as timely today as when it was published in Kosmos Journal in the Spring of 2011.

“While today’s global crisis is a source of tremendous apathy and despair, it is also serving as the catalyst for a massive planetary shift, and nowhere can this transformation be seen more powerfully than among the awakening youth of our new century. The extraordinary challenges we face are rallying us to lives of meaning and action, inspiring us with a purpose and passion, and raising our generation to a new global consciousness of connectedness and change.”


Charles Eisenstein: ‘Why Another Conference?’

In his most recent blog, The New and Ancient Story, author and de-growth activist Charles Eisenstein explains why gathering at the New Story Summit is important.


A New Global Policy Action Plan

Jakob von Uexküll, Founder and Chair of the World Future Council introduces the Global Policy Action Plan – a roadmap for interlinked policy reform that “will enable us progressively to change direction, preserve a habitable planet, build a shared human future and enable us to create a better world for future generations.” The free, full report is available in English, Spanish and French.

“We are now on a collision course with our own future. Some criticise our current course and warn of impending doom. Others describe beautiful visions of possible futures, if only we could get there. Many focus on individual crises but are too busy to see the interconnections…”


Humans of the World: HONY and the UN Team Up for World Tour

Brandon Stanton, the photographer behind the well-loved blog Humans of New York has teamed up with the United Nations to tour ten countries around the world. His intimate, human micro-stories help us see behind the headlines and discover the real daily experiences of our world’s citizens, especially those in countries caught up in conflict or poverty. Here are a few entries from the trip to far.