The Volunteer Economy – Podcast

by frog

Check out the latest podcast from Parliament. It’s a goodie.

Green Party MP and serial volunteer Catherine Delahunty recounts one of the most entertaining and impressive experiences of a coordinated volunteer programme.  It took a village of volunteers to support a community court case against a mine in the Coromandel, sustained over several months.

It’s worth thinking about the oft-overlooked importance of unpaid work, which is excluded from calculations of wealth and GDP, to supporting our economy. What do you think about the many non-monetary reasons humans have for chipping in and doing things for each other?

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If you’re having problems with our Flash player, try this alternative site. This podcast series is now available on iTunes. Enter “New Zealand Green Party” in the search bar.

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Published in Environment & Resource Management by frog on Thu, July 8th, 2010   

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