Inhabiting Interdependence Being in the Next Economy


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In this insightful book, John Bloom, author of The Genius of Money, explores approaches toward transforming the conventional habits of mind and practice that have led to today’s imbalance in our economic life and in society as a whole.

Acknowledging that money has permeated almost every aspect of daily life — including our relationships to nature and to one another — Bloom asks:

How and why did we arrive at our current forms of social practice, including organizational life and governance?

This inquiry leads us to a major reconsideration of personal and cultural conditioning and our economic selves, as well as our systems of exchange, so that we can understand how we can be in the next economy in a way that supports and celebrates our human capacities.

John Bloom offers an argument for returning natural resources, work, and forms of capital to their origins as gifts rather than as commodities. By adopting such a framework, we can find a deeper meaning and purpose for stewarding these economic gifts on behalf of a more livable and interdependent future.

John Bloom is Director of Organizational Culture at RSF Social Finance in San Francisco ( As part of his work there, he has been developing the Transforming Money Network, as well as other educational programs that address the intersection of money and spirit in personal and social transformation.  Mr. Bloom founded two nonprofits and has served as a trustee on several, including Yggdrasil Land Foundation ( He has worked with more than a hundred nonprofit organizations in capacity-building and cultural change. He leads workshops and lectures and has written extensively on education, the economics of a biodynamic CSA, and about money and philanthropy. He lives in San Francisco. As of October 2016, John Bloom is also General Secretary of the Anthroposophical Society in America. He writes a blog at
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Title: Inhabiting Interdependence Being in the Next Economy

Author(s): BLOOM, JOHN

Categories: Social, Economical & Organisational Development,

Publisher: SteinerBooks:

ISBN Number: 1621481751

ISBN Number 13: 9781621481751

Seller ID: 14329

Keywords: Economics Money START Social, Economical & Organisational Development,