How Individualistic Spiritual Beliefs Contribute to Social Decline: Ron Purser, Professor of Management in the College of Business  at San Francisco State University will discuss his new book, McMindfulness: How Mindfulness Became the New Capitalist Spirituality, exploring how the stripping away of ethical values from traditional Buddhist practices colludes with capitalism— in conversation with Alison Rose Levy.

Update on Organics: Dave Chapman, farmer at Long Wind Farm and Executive Director of the Real Organics Project offers updates and perspectives about the ongoing devolution of Organic standards— in conversation with Alison Rose Levy.

A Circulation of Care: First Steps in Creating A Caring Economy: Robert Hockett, lawyer, policy advocate and law professor at Cornell University, and New York State Democratic Assemblyman Ron Kim (AD 40) discuss the Inclusive Value Ledger, a new innovation to help compensate caregivers, provide financial services to the unbanked and increase the flow of value, resources, income and services in the economy— in conversation with Alison Rose Levy.

A New Paradigm for Recovering Biodiversity, Habitat, and Climate: Isabella Tree, author of the moving and eye-opening book, Wilding: Returning Nature to Our Farm will share her experience of tending the transformation of a former conventional farm to a wild ancient landscape and wildlife habitat— in conversation with Alison Rose Levy.

Wisdom for a World in Crisis: Buddhist practitioner and teacher Alan Clements, author of Wisdom for the World disrupts the platitudes about belief and anchors authentic spirituality in conscience and right action  — in conversation with Alison Rose Levy.

Facing Up to Our Culture: Margaret Swedish, founder of the Center for New Creation unpacks the ways our culture and the assumptions, habits, and beliefs we’ve abosrbed from it under-write the destructive systemic trajectories that now threaten life on earth— in conversation with Alison Rose Levy.

Regenerative Agriculture & Climate: Seth Itzkan, co-founder and co-director of Soul4Climate, discusses the role of regenerative agriculture and soil in climate health— in conversation with Alison Rose Levy
Bi-Partisanship— A Failed Strategy: Branko Marcetic, journalist writing for Jacobin Magazine and In These Times discusses why bi-partisanship and calls to it— reflect a misbegotten strategy, which has reversed the course of democracy, and can do more harm than good going forward— in conversation with Alison Rose Levy.

 
 
 
 

What the Data Shows: Eric Levitz, journalist who writes for New York Magazine, walks us through the current findings in polls on voter preferences across the generations— in conversation with Alison Rose Levy.

The Real Estate State; Sam Stein, author of Capitol City: Gentrification and the Real Estate State on the capitalist capture and distortion of the public need for housing and community— in conversaation with Alison Rose Levy.


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