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Should Social Business Be More Political? An Interview with Jonathan Lewis

Should Social Business Be More Political? An Interview with Jonathan Lewis

The election of Donald Trump has led to quite a bit of soul searching among people on the opposite side of the political spectrum - including many in social business. A few days after the election, Jonathan Lewis, a serial social entrepreneur tireless advocate for the sector, sent out a heartfelt email to his extensive following: In it, he criticized the social business movement for ignoring or downplaying the importance of government. "The marketplace alone," he wrote, "cannot lead us to the Promised Land." We spoke with Lewis about his views on how social business should respond to the age of Trump in this frank interview ... as you might imagine, there's a bit of strong language, so listener discretion is advised.

Duration: 32 min

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