What happens when citizens vote for something and elected officials withhold it? Santa Fe, NM, is dealing with how people vote in the upcoming city council and mayoral elections.
Deena Metzger has been an activist all her life. A poet, writer, teacher, and healer, she takes her work on as a life journey with a commitment to depth of feeling and beauty as well as political action.
Is it possible to have a robust economy that does not lead to massive ecosystem destruction? Stuart Scott is an ecosocial strategist, and what he has to say is outside today’s mainstream of political and economic thinking. But he may just be right. Listen and decide for yourself.
… 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!
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?
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.