Conversations, Tuesday August 17, Dr. David C. Korten: Agenda for a New Economy

Date 17 August 2010


Dr. David C. Korten: Author, teacher, publisher and lecturer, David Korten has over thirty-five years of experience in preeminent business, academic, and international development institutions. He is a major contributor to the report of the International Forum on Globalization on Alternatives to Economic Globalization.

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Conversations, Tuesday, August 10th Itara O'Connell - Non-Violent Communication

Date 10 August 2010


For the past eight years Itara has been teaching Nonviolent Communication, facilitating skill building for inner peace, mediation for couples and helping organizations become more collaborative in their approach. Itara’s background is in education and social work.

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Conversations, Tuesday, August 3rd J Kirk Boyd - Creating a social order based upon human rights

Date 3 August 2010


Dr. John Kirk Boyd is a lawyer, professor, and Executive Director of the 2048 Project at the U.C. Berkeley law school. In addition, the author has argued at every level of court, including the United States Supreme Court. He teaches International Human Rights, Civil Rights, International Law, Free Speech, and Constitutional Law at the University of California.

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Conversations, Tuesday, July 28th Riane Eisler: Caring Economics

Date 27 July 2010


Riane Eisler is internationally known for The Real Wealth of Nations: Creating a Caring Economics, hailed by Archbishop Desmond Tutu as “a template for the better world we have been so urgently seeking” and by Gloria Steinem as “revolutionary”. Her earlier bestseller The Chalice and The Blade: Our History, Our Future is in 23 foreign editions.

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Conversations, Tuesday, July 20th James William Gibson: Re-enchanted World: A New Kinship With Nature

Date 20 July 2010


James William Gibson is the author of Warrior Dreams: Paramilitary Culture in Post-Vietnam America and The Perfect War: Technowar in Vietnam. A frequent contributor to the Los Angeles Times and winner of multiple grants and fellowships, including a Guggenheim, Gibson is a professor of sociology at California State University, Long Beach.

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Conversations, Tuesday, July 13th Jeremy Rifkin: The Empathic Civilization

Date 13 July 2010


Jeremy Rifkin is the founder and president of the Foundation On Economic Trends and creator of the Third Industrial Revolution. He is an American economist, writer, public speaker and activist who seeks to shape public policy in the United States, the European Union, and around the world. He is the bestselling author of 16 books on the impact of scientific and technological changes on the economy, the workforce, society, and the environment. His latest book is The Empathic Civilization: Rethinking human Nature in the Biosphere Era.

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Conversations, Tuesday, July 7th Sandra Steingraber, Ph.D:

Date 6 July 2010


Ecologist, author, and cancer survivor, Sandra Steingraber, Ph.D. is an internationally recognized authority on the environment links to cancer and human health. Steingraber’s highly acclaimed book, Living Downstream: An Ecologist’s Personal Investigation of Cancer and the Environment presents cancer as a human rights issue. She is also the author of Having Faith: An Ecologist’s Journey to Motherhood, explores the intimate ecology of motherhood and was the central figure in the movie Living Downstream.

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Conversations, Tuesday, June 29th William Powers: Living a meaningful life

Date 29 June 2010


William Powers has worked for over a decade in development aid and conservation in Latin America, Africa, Washington, D.C., and Native North America. His essays and commentaries on global issues have appeared in the New York Times and the International Herald Tribune, and on National Public Radio. He is the author of numerous books including the soon to be released, 12×12 about living off the grid and simplifying life.

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Conversations, Tuesday, June 22nd Kevin Griffin: One Breath at a Time

Date 22 June 2010


Kevin Griffin is an author, teacher and lecturer based in the SF Bay area. He teachers “Dharma and Recovery” at Spirit Rock Meditation Center and is the co-founder of the Buddhist Recovery Network, an international organization that serves people in the recovery community through training, treatment and research.

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Conversations, Tuesday, June 8th, Thomas Greco: The End of Money and the Future of Civilization

Date 8 June 2010


Thomas H. Greco, Jr. is a community and monetary economist, educator, writer, and consultant. He is a former tenured college teacher who has spent more than 30 years studying and writing about ways to achieve greater harmony, equity, and sustainability through business and economics. His special expertise in monetary and financial structures has led to innovative designs for private community currencies and payment systems. His latest book is The End of Money and the Future of Civilization.

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Conversations, Tuesday, May 25th, Bolivia Climate Change Conference 2010

Date 25 May 2010

Several interviews from the World People’s Conference on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth, Cochabamba, Bolivia, April 19 to 22, 2010

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Conversations, Friday, March 12th Nina Simons Cultivating Women's Leadership

Date 14 March 2010


Nina Simons is a social entrepreneur, producer and communicator who has applied an innovative approach to developing successful not-for-profit and for-profit ventures over the past twenty years. She is currently co-executive director of Bioneers/ Collective Heritage Institute

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Conversations, Tuesday, March 9th Jan Chozen Bays, Roshi, MD: Mindful Eating

Date 9 March 2010


Jan Chozen Bays, Roshi, MD. has studied and practiced Zen Buddhism since 1973 and received her Priest’s Ordination, in 1979 from Taizan Maezumi. Roshi Chozen is also a pediatrician, mother and wife. She is particularly involved in teaching people how to use meditation to work with eating disorders and grief.

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