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Alison Malisa

If you are familiar with Harry Potter, then you are familiar with He Who Must Not be Named, the supervillain who called himself Lord Voldemort, proclaiming it was: “…a name I knew wizards everywhere would one day fear to speak, when I had become the greatest sorcerer in the world!"


Indigeneity Conversations

Indigeneity Conversations is a project of Bioneers Indigeneity Program, a Native-led Program that promotes Indigenous approaches to solve the earth’s most pressing environmental and social issues. We produce the Indigenous Forum, original media, educational curricula and catalytic initiatives to support the leadership and rights of First Peoples, while weaving networks…


More and more (and more and more) tax payers are becoming stressed and disillusioned with the ability of education to improve their lives. Many ask why school doesn’t teach more practical things that are necessary for life in the real world.

The practical things no longer include the activities once…


(Do they just make an ass out of you and me?)

Assumptions form the foundation of our perceptions and expectations. Basic economic assumptions influence our thinking about the constraints of what is possible in an economic system. …


All relationships are for loving

I’ve let it go. Though, this is an impossibility because the relationship has already defined me and made my heart grow. I see nothing as outside of myself anymore. So everything looks like subtle yet deep human healing. How much can I access? My own bliss is mirrored in the…


When Robert Frost speaks to what gold truly is, he describes the ephemeral quality of nature’s beauty, which can never be possessed. Gold is the tender green of a leaf, a sunset, a blossom in its perfect prime, the fluttering of butterflies over a garden, the chattering of birds overhead…


Blaming or claiming ignorance won’t help.

Research into Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) represents the largest public health data collection effort to date. For those unfamiliar, the studies reveal that crappy experiences in childhood, from chronic socio-economic stress to extreme trauma and abuse, result in ongoing negative health outcomes as adults. …


Exploring Our Role in the NFT Narrative

Woowee! Look at humanity reinventing the economy!


Imagine a world of peace, prosperity, regeneration, and wellbeing for all.

Then notice, what does it feel like to imagine that? Does your heart skip a beat? Are you energized to move forward toward your vision? …


We can’t hold our breath waiting for the Earth’s carbon pump to rebalance itself. And in our highly populated culture of chronic stress, narcissism, and intractability, finger-wagging doesn’t achieve the same evolutionary function of influencing behavior that it once might have. But this doesn’t mean we should write off humanity…

Alison Malisa

EconoWitch, stirring the pot of Economics Education, Research, and Relational Design Thinking toward Peace, Prosperity, Regeneration, and Wellbeing for all.

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