The need for speedy profits has brought the world’s financial system to its knees. Financial high-flier Woody Tasch believes his Slow Money movement, which invests in sustainable agriculture, can put the economy back on its feet. Carleen Hawn | November 2008 issue What if you … [Read more...] about Slow and steady wins the race
Ode dines with Carlo Petrini, founder of the Slow Food movement, who believes pleasure can save the world. Marco Visscher| September 2007 issue This is no ordinary chicken on the table. Two days earlier it was stuffed with fresh herbs and then cooked in a wood-fired oven for a … [Read more...] about Signor Slow
Bright hopes, big city
Solutions for the problems of growing megacities can be found in their slums and shantytowns. Jay Walljasper | May 2007 issue Blame it on rappers, the old movie Blade Runner or the Bible. No matter the culprit, scenes of urban depravity - from "gangsta" ghettos to Gomorrah - are … [Read more...] about Bright hopes, big city
Get slow in 8 days!
The ultimate toolkit to get slow. Effective and fast! Marco Visscher and Jay Walljasper | July 2004 issue Leave your watch on the bedside table. Check your e-mail only two or three times a day. Take the scenic route. Light candles before you start cooking dinner. Make up rituals. … [Read more...] about Get slow in 8 days!
Fast knowledge is about solving problems, slow knowledge is about preventing them. Marco Visscher | July 2004 issue Knowledge is being applied faster and on a larger scale than ever before – with consequences that are sometimes disastrous. Farmers can use the latest chemical … [Read more...] about Relaxed revelation