TEDxManitoba - Shawn Loney - Poverty, Crime and Greenhouse Gas Emissions

10/03/2011 21:17:54

Shaun Loney is the founder and Executive Director at BUILD Inc. and Warm Up Winnipeg where he leads an innovative approach to promote social enterprise as a no-cost way to cut poverty rates. Shaun is the co-chair of the Winnipeg Citizens' Coalition where he authored "Growing Green", an economic blueprint for the city of Winnipeg. He also sits on the board of directors of Manitoba Green Retrofit. From 2002 to 2008 Shaun was the Director of Energy Policy for the Government of Manitoba. During this time Manitoba went from being last place in Canada in energy efficiency to first, holding this place for three years running. Shaun holds a Master's Degree in Economics from the University of Manitoba.

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Greg Jacques' Church of Satan-Christ

zzzzz. fuck winnipeg. take a nuke and drop it on manituba. saskatcherwan too. that shit needs to fucking go. shaun trods out the same old bureaucratSpeak we all heard before. if we need to think of things in a different fashion, why don't we all just tell the horribly corrupt fee-mongering government en masse to fuck off and die maybe?
 
the real creative economy is non-capitalist. so sorry. you're a dinosaur, shaun, and not offering complete solutions in the modern day. derp.
 
you want change? let's LITERALLY create a new economy from scratch with a NON-capital but social value based on upvotes - bottom-up democratic decentralized design now! no, too radical? then fuck change.

01/08/2015
Quinn MacKeen

Awesome, Shaun. Congrats to you and all the crew.

19/03/2012
Getty Stewart

Transformative Payback - love it. A truly innovative approach, thank you Shaun.

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