The Alternative Global - SHAPE THE SYSTEM

The new politics must serve a new socio-economic system, capable of transformation. What is “the new system that makes the old one obsolete”?

There is every evidence that it has been forming for decades. How do we name it and make it visible as a choice?

The Elephant is an ongoing inquiry into these questions.

The title refers to the parable of the blind men and the elephant – where each one feels only a piece of the whole and has to communicate and cooperate with the others to make the animal appear.

But it also refers to the elephant in the room – the thing we cannot talk about. But if we did, so much more would be possible together.

We’re asking you:

How is your initiative, organisation or institution part of The Elephant? See our opening threads below for some ways to answer this.