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Slow Money = Compost for Growing New Economy

woodytaschToday we measure the speed of money.  Woody Tasch discusses his book, [amazon-product text=”Inquiries into the Nature of Slow Money: Investing as if Food, Farms, and Fertility Mattered” type=”text”]1603580069[/amazon-product].  And Katy Lederer transforms her experience working in the fast money culture of Wall Street into poetry in the book , [amazon-product text=”The Heaven-Sent Leaf” type=”text”]1934414158[/amazon-product]. Continue reading

Katy Lederer: The Poetry of Fast Money

katylederer[amazon-product align=”right”]1934414158[/amazon-product]In her poetry volume, [amazon-product text=”THE HEAVEN SENT LEAF” type=”text”]1934414158[/amazon-product], Katy Lederer reflects on her work for a Wall Street hedge fund.  While there, she wrote poems that meditate on the spiritual costs that enter into the emotional balance sheet. Sea Change Co-Host Francesca Rheannon opened by asking Katy Lederer what it was like to be a poet while toiling on Wall Street during the biggest speculative bubble in its history–and whether she had had any sense of its impending collapse.