Yes, Paul and Elizabeth Kaiser are doing something that seems like it’s too good to be true… they’re making extraordinary amounts of money selling vegetables on a tiny farm…and they’re mitigating climate change and having a wonderful time.
… is a group of young people in Santa Fe, NM, who are doing climate change activism. Teenager Marina Weber started writing a book when she was 9, and it’s been published… and she’s working on a sequel!
… and what undermines it? Money, corruption, inadequate laws, lack of enforcement of good laws … and the sense of despair that there are no solutions. But there are good, bipartisan solutions, according to Meredith McGehee of IssueOne.org.
Terry Tempest Williams and Brooke Williams talk about staying sane in wild lands, buying gas leases to protect land, and resistance through writing.
… is the name of Jordan Flaherty‘s book about the Savior Mentality, and the problems that self-styled savior activists pose to getting the real work done … and what better alternatives look like.
…seems possible, at least when you’re talking to Phyllis Bennis of the Institute for Policy Studies. She asks reasonable questions like, What would it take to transition to a less militaristic, diplomacy-based foreign policy?
Most legislators spend more than half their time asking for money instead of legislating. John Pudner talks about this deep DC dysfunction and how to achieve meaningful reform.
Author and attorney David Bedrick on how seemingly personal problems are often rooted in social injustice, and how a psychological perspective can make for more powerful activism.
Trevor Potter, Founder of the Campaign Legal Center, takes detailed look at how dark money in politics affects ordinary people.
Mark Sundeen, Author of The Unsettlers: In Search of the Good Life in Today’s America, profiles three families who went back to the land while remaining very much connected with society.