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Michael Stone - host of ConversationsAn Introduction to Conversations (5:58) Michael Stone listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
is a radio show hosted by Michael Stone, bringing you leading edge thinkers, authors and activists in the areas of Environmental Restoration, Social Justice, Evolutionary Cosmology and Spiritual fulfillment.

An Introduction to The Emerging Dream (16:35) Michael Stone listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
A short introduction to the creation of a new cosmological story field with Brian Swimme, Jean Houston, Emmett Miller and Barbara Marx Hubbard.

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José Luis Stevens, PhDJosé Luis Stevens, PhD: The Power Path (51:08)
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José Luis Stevens, PhD, is the president and co-founder (with his wife Lena Stevens) of Power Path Seminars, an international school dedicated to the application of indigenous wisdom in business and everyday life. He is the author of The Power Path (New World, 2002), and lives in Santa Fe, NM. www.josestevens.com

Michael Tobias & Jane MorrisonMichael Tobias & Jane Morrison (52:36)
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Michael Charles Tobias is an ecologist, author, filmmaker, historian, explorer, anthropologist, educator, non-violence activist. and president of the Dancing Star Foundation, a nonprofit organization based in California and focused on international biodiversity conservation, global environmental education, and animal protection. His works include World War III: Population and the Biosphere at the End of the Millennium, Sanctuary: Global Oases of Innocence, and the recent feature film trilogy No Vacancy, Mad Cowboy and Hotspots. www.imdb.com/name/nm0864888

Jane Gray Morrison is an ecologist whose work has taken her to over 30 countries. As a filmmaker, Ms. Morrison has produced numerous films for such networks as Discovery, PBS (where she also Co-Directed "A Day in the Life of Ireland" for Irish Television and WNET/New York) and Turner Broadcasting for which she served as Senior Producer for "Voice of the Planet," a 10-hour dramatic series based upon the history of life on Earth. Ms. Morrison recently completed a feature film documentary trilogy, "Mad Cowboy," "No Vacancy" and "Hotspots," as well as her recent short film, "Yasuní – A Meditation on Life" for the Rio+20 Summit. For eleven + years Ms. Morrison has served as the Executive Vice President of Dancing Star Foundation. www.dancingstarfoundation.org

Andrew HarveyAndrew Harvey: Lighting the Spiritual Flame (49:45)
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Andrew Harvey is an internationally acclaimed poet, novelist, translator, mystical scholar, and spiritual teacher. Harvey has published over 20 books including The Hope a Guide to Sacred Activism (Hay House) and his newest book Radical Passion: Sacred Love and Wisdom in Action (North Atlantic Books). Harvey is a Fellow of All Souls College Oxford from (1972-1986) and has taught at Oxford University, Cornell University, The California Institute of Integral Studies, and the University of Creation Spirituality, as well as, various spiritual centers throughout the United States. He was the subject of the 1993 BBC film documentary The Making of a Modern Mystic.  He is the Founder of the Institute for Sacred Activism. www.andrewharvey.net

Dr. Judith OrloffDr. Judith Orloff: The Ecstasy of Surrender: 12 Suprising Ways Letting Go Can Empower Your Life (52:49)
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Judith Orloff MD, a UCLA psychiatrist and intuitive healer, presents her unique
approach for viewing surrender as the secret element to success and intimacy (it doesn’t mean defeat)—the complete opposite of we’ve been taught! Dr. Orloff blows apart old stereotypes about sex, power, beauty, money, aging, and death. She will address how to surrender toxic relationships, obsessive thinking—and how to stop absorbing other people’s symptoms that may be making you sick! -  also how to surrender to your true feminine and/or masculine power. Synthesizing neuroscience and intuitive medicine, The Ecstasy of Surrender liberates you from the exhaustion of excessive pushing so that you can experience a more blissful and deeply surrendered life! www.drjudithorloff.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

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David AbramDavid Abram: Becoming Animal: An Earthly Cosmology
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David Abram is an American philosopher, cultural ecologist, and performance artist, best known for his work bridging the philosophical tradition of phenomenology with environmental and ecological issues. He is the author of Becoming Animal: An Earthly Cosmology and of The Spell of the Sensuous: Perception and Language in a More-than-Human World. Abram is founder and creative director of the Alliance for Wild Ethics (AWE); his essays on the cultural causes and consequences of ecological disarray have appeared often in such journals as Orion, Environmental Ethics, Parabola, Tikkun, and The Ecologist, as well as in numerous anthologies. http://www.wildethics.org

AdyashantiAdyashanti: Resurrecting Jesus: Embodying the Spirit of a Revolutionary Mystic (65:20)
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Adyashanti, author of The Way of Liberation, Falling into Grace, True Meditation, and The End of Your World, is an American-born spiritual teacher devoted to serving the awakening of all beings. His teachings are an open invitation to stop, inquire, and recognize what is true and liberating at the core of all existence. http://www.adyashanti.org

Charles Eisenstein, Zoe Alowan & Bill KauthAlternative Economies for Changing Times with: Charles Eisenstein, Zoe Alowan & Bill Kauth
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Charles Eisenstein: The Ascent of Humanity
Professor, lecturer and workshop leader Charles Eisenstein is the Author of The Ascent of Humanity and the upcoming Sacred Economics, and two influential essays on money: Money and the Crisis of Civilization and Money and The Turning of Age A faculty member of Goddard College, he speaks and writes about civilization, economics, and the evolution of human consciousness. www.ascentofhumanity.com

Zoe Alowan has been actively engaged in sacred art for many decades. As a painter, sculptor, dancer and storyteller, her work explores transformation and healing. Her life is about reclaiming essence wisdom. She utilizes the inspiration of the divine feminine, humor, song and ritual movement as ways of celebrating wholeness. She has taught at Esalen and Naropa Institute, facilitates women’s groups, singing circles as well as intuitive process painting retreats.

Bill Kauth was working as a psychotherapist and business consultant in 1984 when he conceived and co-founded the New Warrior Training Adventure, not presented by the ManKind Project to nearly 50,000 men in 40 centers in 8 countries around the world. He is the author of A Circle of Men: The Original Manual for Men’s Support Groups. As a social inventor over the last two decades, Bill also co-founded the Spiritual Warrior, Inner King Trainings and the Warrior-Monk training retreats.
www.sacredlifeboats.com/about-us.html

Gabrielle RothKathy Altman & Lori Saltzman: Finding Wholeness: The 5 Rhythms Moving Meditation and Ecstatic Dance of Gabrielle Roth - A two hour special
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Kathy Altman Kathy Altman -
While highly trained in many forms of dance, it wasn't until Kathy's catalytic meeting with Gabrielle 30 years ago that her true callingfound her. As Co-Director of The Moving Center School, Kathy was the first person asked to help Gabrielle bring her work out into the world. Over the past 20 years Kathy's teaching has brought thousands of people back to the joy of their own, original movement. movingcenterschool.com/kathy-altman

Lori SaltzmanLori Saltzman - Since stumbling into a 5Rhythms workshop 25 years ago, Lori's full-time devotion has been helping people to recover the spirited dance they left behind or discover the dancer they never met. Co-Director of The Moving Center School, Lori¹s natural persistence and humor coaxes even the most reluctant people to let themselves move, shed tired old patterns that don¹t work anymore, and glimpse themselves with clear yet compassionate eyes. movingcenterschool.com/lori-saltzman

Ray AndersonRay Anderson (48:46) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
The Founder of Interface, Inc. is recognized as one of the world’s most environmentally progressive chief executives. For the last decade, he has committed himself to making Interface a profitable yet sustainable enterprise with a Mission Zero promise to eliminate any negative impact the company may have on the environment by 2020. www.interfaceglobal.com

Angeles ArrienAngeles Arrien: (42:47) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
Cultural anthropologist, author, educator, storyteller and corporate consultant. Her research and teaching focus on the integration and application of multi-cultural wisdoms in contemporary settings. Her programs are designed to increase our respect for nature and each other and enhance our ability to work cooperatively angelesarrien.com

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Carolyn BakerCarolyn Baker: Navigating the Coming Chaos Part 3
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Carolyn Baker, Ph.D., was an adjunct professor of history and psychology for 11 years and a psychotherapist in private practice for 17 years. Much of her writing offers emotional and spiritual tools for preparing for living in a post-industrial world. Carolyn's latest book is Navigating The Coming Chaos: A Handbook For Inner Transition. Her other books include Sacred Demise: Walking The Spiritual Path of Industrial Civilization's Collapse, Coming Out From Christian Fundamentalism: Affirming Sensuality, Social Justice, and The Sacred, U.S. History Uncensored: What Your High School Textbook Didn't Tell You and The Journey of Forgiveness.
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Carolyn BakerCarolyn Baker: Navigating the Coming Chaos
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Carolyn Baker, Ph.D., was an adjunct professor of history and psychology for 11 years and a psychotherapist in private practice for 17 years. Much of her writing offers emotional and spiritual tools for preparing for living in a post-industrial world. Carolyn’s latest book is Navigating The Coming Chaos: A Handbook For Inner Transition. Her other books include Sacred Demise: Walking The Spiritual Path of Industrial Civilization’s Collapse, Coming Out From Christian Fundamentalism: Affirming Sensuality, Social Justice, and The Sacred, U.S. History Uncensored: What Your High School Textbook Didn’t Tell You and The Journey of Forgiveness. http://carolynbaker.net

Sondra BarrettSondra Barrett: Secrets of Your Cells (50:36)
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Sondra Barrett, PhD, earned her degree in biochemistry from U of Illinois Medical School, followed by post-doctoral training in immunology at U of California Medical School, where she also researched childhood cancers as a faculty member.
She delivers programs bridging the science, art and practice of mind-body medicine, and is the author of several books including Secrets of Your Cells. www.sondrabarrett.com

Generation Waking Up! logoYouth on the Move: Part One: Generation Wake Up: How A New Generation Of Young People Is Coming Of Age And Changing Our World www.generationwakingup.org
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Joshua Gorman
is a lifelong student of human development and transformational education with a focus on providing young people the experiences, knowledge, and skills they need to thrive in the twenty-first century. He serves on the Board of Directors for the Global Youth Action Network, and in 2008 co-founded Global Passageways, a network of individuals and organizations working in youth development and contemporary rites of passage. He is the Co-Coordinator of Generation Waking Up, and is also working to complete a book titled Generation Waking Up: How A New Generation Of Young People Is Coming Of Age And Changing Our World.

Valerie Love is a young changemaker in the areas of youth empowerment, sustainability, and vibrant local economies. She has managed campaigns at Clean Water Action, worked to build local food systems with Buy Fresh Buy Local, consulted with local governments to increase socially and environmentally responsible purchasing, and facilitated workshops exploring transformational
leadership for social change. Currently, Valerie works with Generation Waking Up on the development of the WakeUp experience, an interactive, multimedia, peer-led educational workshop that moves young people into inspired action.

Piya Banerjee graduated with a B.A. in Finance and International Business from the University of Washington. She has worked a variety of positions post-graduation including Management Consultant, GMAT Instructor, and Public Relations and Development Manager for an education-based non-profit in Hyderabad, India. She is also a lifelong student of human development, yoga, and music and now works as a Core Team member of Generation Waking Up.

Part Two: Waging Nonviolence
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Waging Nonviolence is a source for news, analysis, and original reporting about nonviolent activism, as well as for discussion of the theory behind it. www.wagingnonviolence.org

Bryan Farrell is a New York-based writer and editor for Waging Nonviolence, ablog that covers nonviolent action around the world. His work has also appeared in The Guardian, The Nation, Mother Jones, Slate, Grist and Earth Island Journal.

Eric Stoner is a New York-based freelance journalist and an adjunct professor at St. Peter's College. His articles have appeared in The Guardian, Mother Jones, The Nation, The Huffington Post, Sojourners, In These Times, and the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, among other publications. He edits and writes for Waging Nonviolence, a blog that covers nonviolent actions and campaigns around the world.

Part Three: The Boys to Men Project: with Barry Friedman
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Boys to Men was created to guide adolescent boys on their journey to manhood. Their mission is to help boys become better men.
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Jan Chozen BaysJan Chozen Bays, Roshi, MD: Mindful Eating(55:48) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
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. www.tcme.org

Tina Stanley & Ed BastianTina Stanley & Ed Bastian: Living Fully, Dying Well (53:29) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
Tina Staley, MSW, is a clinical social worker and Cancer Guide with Duke University Medical Center and provides supportive self-guidance to cancer patients and their families for an enhanced quality of life through multi-dimensional care needs and courses of treatment. She helps to address concerns and feelings raised by a diagnosis of cancer. Edward W. Bastian, Ph.D., is a Buddhist scholar and teacher and was executive producer for a series of award-winning BBC and PBS programs about religion and three films about Tibetan Buddhism for the National Endowment for the Humanities. He taught classes about world religion and directed the biodiversity program at the Smithsonian Institution. He is president of the Spiritual Paths Foundation. www.spiritualpaths.net & pathfindersforcancer.org

Sera BeakSera Beak: Red Hot and Holy (60:14)
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Sera Beak is a Harvard-trained scholar of comparative world religions who spent years traveling the world studying spirituality with Sufi dervishes, Tibetan monks, Croatian mystics, shamans, and more. She is the author of The Red Book: A Deliciously Unorthodox Approach to Igniting Your Divine Spark and Red Hot and Holy: A Heretic’s Love Story, has appeared in The New York Times, People, and Publisher’s Weekly, and on NPR, The Dr. Oz Show, and Oprah and Friends. For more, visit www.serabeak.com

Bill BengstonWilliam Bengston, PHD: The Energy Cure (56:35) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
Bill Bengston is a professor of sociology and has been involved in energy medicine research for more than 30 years. His research has appeared in a variety of professional publications and journals and he lectures widely throughout the US and Europe. He has also appeared on Oprah and friends. His new book, The Energy Cure: One man’s Quest to Unravel the Mystery of Hands On Healing has just been published. bengstonresearch.com/the-energy-cure

Janine BenyusJanine Benyus: Biomimicry (50:45)
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Janine Benyus is a biologist, innovation consultant, and author of six books, including Biomimicry: Innovation Inspired by Nature. In Biomimicry, she names an emerging discipline that emulates nature’s designs and processes (e.g., solar cells that mimic leaves) to create a healthier, more sustainable planet. Since the book’s 1997release, Janine has evolved the practice of biomimicry, consulting with businesses and conducting seminars about what we can learn from the genius that surroundsus. In 2010, Janine and her team combined the for-profit and non-profit arms into a single B-Corp called Biomimicry 3.8. Working as a social enterprise, Biomimicry 3.8 is the world’s leader in biomimicry innovation consulting, training for professionals, and curricula development for educators. Its mission is to inspire, educate, and connect the growing community of biomimicry practitioners around the world.
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Malaika Bishop & Dr. Elaine InghamElaine Ingham with Malaika Bishop: Nevada County Food Farm Conference 2014 (51:15)
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Malaika Bishop has been working to create sustainable and just food systems for over 15 years. After college, she worked for and directed an organization dedicated to connecting, inspiring and collaborating with young change makers from around the world. In 2001 she co-founded People’s Grocery, an organization working to find creative solutions to the food needs in West Oakland by building a local food system and a local economy. Now, back in her hometown, she is a mother, farmer and educator and served on the board of BriarPatch Co-op for 5 years. She is currently a Farm Educator at the Woolman Semester School and Co-director of Live Healthy Nevada County. Malaika is a recipient of the Jefferson Award for Public Service, and she was chosen by Utne Reader, San Francisco Magazine and Organic Style Magazine as a young visionary and environmental leader.

Dr. Elaine Ingham is a world-renowned soil microbiologist who continues to study the microbial life of the soil, which in large part explains why organic "works." Elaine founded Soil Foodweb, Inc. in 1996, helping farmers all over the world to grow more resilient crops by understanding and improving their soil life. She is also an affiliate professor at Maharishi University of Management in Iowa and has served in academia for three decades. Up until recently Elaine was the chief scientist at the Rodale Institute when her work with Soil Foodweb, Inc. required her to focus on the world-wide network that was developing.

Paul BlancPaul Blank, MD: How Everyday Products Make People Sick (46:02) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
Paul D. Blanc, M.D., is a Professor of Medicine and holds the Endowed Chair in Occupational and Environmental Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco. In his recent book he reveals the hidden health dangers in many of the seemingly innocent products we encounter every day-a tube of glue in a kitchen drawer, a bottle of bleach in the laundry room, a rayon scarf on a closet shelf, a brass knob on the front door, a wood plank on an outdoor deck.
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Jean Shinoda BolenJean Bolen and Elisa Parker: Urgent Message from Mother
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Jean Shinoda Bolen, M. D, is a psychiatrist, Jungian analyst, and an internationally known author and speaker who draws from spiritual, feminist, Jungian, medical and personal wellsprings of experience. Her books include The Tao of Psychology, Goddesses in Everywoman, Gods in Everyman, Close to the Bone, The Millionth Circle, and Urgent Message from Mother. She was a recipient of the Institute for Health and Healings' Pioneers in Art, Science, and the Soul of Healing Award. She was in two acclaimed documentaries, the Academy-Award winning anti-nuclear proliferation film Women—For America, For the World, and the Canadian Film Board's Goddess Remembered. www.jeanshinodabolen.com

Elisa ParkerElisa Parker is the co-founder, producer and host of See Jane Do. Elisa reports for KVMR and has produced and hosted various radio and television programs that inform, engage and entertain the listener. As a professional speaker, host and facilitator Elisa captures the magic of the story in each of us.  Elisa holds years of experience in working with cutting edge organizations in order to reach their highest potential and unleash the talents of their team leaders and staff.  She has organized and managed high profile conferences for ICLEI bringing elected officials together to discuss environmental solutions and managed an event team for conferences in San Francisco for up to 40,000 attendees. www.seejanedo.com

Bolivia SpecialBolivia Special: (55:56) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
A special overview of Michael Stone's travels to Bolivia for the World People's Conference on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth. Featuring interviews with: María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés, Mari Mcgil & Cormac Cullinan, and Nnimmo Bassey.

Paul BornPaul Born: Community Engagement (55:46)
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Paul Born directs Tamarack – An Institute for Community Engagement for the advancement of place-based solutions to entrenched problems like poverty. Paul is the former Executive Director and founder of The Community Opportunities Development Association (CODA), one of Canada’s most successful community economic development organizations. His work has been recognized nationally and internationally with awards from the United Nations, Conference Board of Canada, Imagine Canada and the Governor General of Canada.  Paul is the author Community Conversations, Creating Vibrant Communities and Leaderful Communities. www.paulborn.ca

J. Kirk BoydJ. Kirk Boyd: Creating a social order based upon human rights
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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. www.2048.berkeley.edu

Tara BrachTara Brach: Finding Peace and Freedom in Your Own Awakened Heart (53:26)
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Tara Brach, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist, meditation teacher and author of Radical Acceptance (2003) and True Refuge: Finding Peace & Freedom in Your Own Awakened Heart (2013). Founder of the Insight Meditation Community of Washington, DC, Tara’s teachings blend Western psychology and Eastern spiritual practices, mindful attention to our inner life, and a full, compassionate engagement with our world. Through workshops and retreats for lay people and mental health practitioners, along with her many audio talks and videos, she addresses the value of meditation in relieving emotional suffering and serving spiritual awakening.  www.tarabrach.com

Ania BrandysiewiczAnia Brandysiewicz: Consciousness and the Enlightened Body
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Ania Brandysiewicz covers the spectrum from highly technical to highly interpersonal. She began as an electronic engineer, worked in the early design of hardware and operating system programming for computers, and helped design and test the first MRI scanner in England. Ania developed over many years a method of teaching people how to be more aware of the beliefs they held and stored in their bodies. With this increased awareness, they learned to better observe their own and other's emotions and learn how to remain peaceful and balanced when another person was running an emotional "operating system error" nearby and not "catch the virus". www.schoolofcreation.com

Jeff KaneCynthia Brix and Will Keepin on Gender Reconciliation: This is a special event that will be aired on See Jane Do with Elisa Parker and Michael Stone (51:06)
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We will be talking about the Gender Reconciliation work and the upcoming course to be held at University of Earth with its co-founders.

www.satyana.orgCynthia Brix and Will Keepin: Healing the wounds that separate men and women
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Will Keepin, Ph.D.,  President, Executive Director and co-founder of the Satyana Institute.  He also started the Power of Reconciliation project (formerly Gender Reconciliation), which has organized intensive gatherings in six countries for healing and reconciliation between women and men. A mathematical physicist with thirty scientific publications on sustainable energy and global warming, he presented testimony to European and Australian parliaments and the US House of Representatives. Will is author of Divine Duality: The Power of Reconciliation Between Women and Men. www.satyana.org

Cynthia Brix, M.Div, MA., Program Director of Satyana Institute.  Cynthia is an interfaith minister specializing in international peacemaking, and spiritual direction for young adults.  She is co-founder of the Women’s Spiritual Mastery project, and she co-directs the Power of Reconciliation project.  A long-time student of Eknath Easwaran's Passage Meditation, Cynthia leads retreats on interfaith spirituality, and she is adjunct faculty at Holy Names University.  Cynthia is contributing author of Divine Duality: The Power of Reconciliation between Women and Men, and co-author of Women Healing Women. www.satyana.org

Cynthia Brix & Will KeepinWill Keepin, Ph.D., & Cynthia Brix, M.Div, MA., Divine Duality: The Power of Reconciliation between Women & Men
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Will Keepin, Ph.D., President and Executive Director.  Will co-founded the Satyana Institute in 1996, and founded its Power of Reconciliation project (formerly Gender Reconciliation), which has organized more than fifty intensive gatherings in six countries for healing and reconciliation between women and men. A mathematical physicist with thirty scientific publications on sustainable energy and global warming, he presented testimony to European and Australian parliaments and the US House of Representatives. Will is author of Divine Duality: The Power of Reconciliation Between Women and Men. www.satyana.org

Cynthia Brix, M.Div, MA., Program Director.  Cynthia is an interfaith minister specializing in international peacemaking, and spiritual direction for young adults.  She is co-founder of the Women’s Spiritual Mastery project, and she co-directs the Power of Reconciliation project.  A long-time student of Eknath Easwaran's Passage Meditation, Cynthia leads retreats on interfaith spirituality, and she is adjunct faculty at Holy Names University.  Cynthia is contributing author of Divine Duality: The Power of Reconciliation between Women and Men, and co-author of Women Healing Women. www.satyana.org

Tom Brown Jr.Tom Brown Jr.: Tracking, Nature, and Wilderness Survival (56:39) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
Tom Brown Jr. is a renowned outdoorsman, tracker, teacher, and author of 16 books. For ten years, from the age of 7, Tom was mentored by Stalking Wolf, in the skills of tracking, wilderness survival, and awareness. Brown's Tracking, Nature, and Wilderness Survival School is the largest school of its kind, teaching people from all over the world in all walks of life who share an interest in learning the simplicity of a natural way of living. trackerschool.com

Lester BrownLester Brown: Plan for an Earth-Based Future (48:22) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
Author, futurist, farmer, described by the Washington Post as one of the world's most influential thinkers. He is the founder and president Earth Policy Institute. The purpose of the Earth Policy Institute is to provide a vision of an environmentally sustainable economy, a roadmap of how to get from here to there. For more go to www.earth-policy.org

Miguel d’Escoto BrockmannFather Miguel d’Escoto Brockmann, M.M. (39:41) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
Father Miguel d’Escoto Brockmann is a Nicaraguan  diplomat, politician  and Catholic priest.  He was the President of the United Nations General Assembly from September 2008 to September 2009. He presided over the 63rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly. Shortly after his election, d’Escoto Brockmann stated: They elected a priest. And I hope no one is offended if I say that love is what is most needed in this world. And that selfishness is what has gotten us into the terrible quagmire in which the world is sinking, almost irreversibly, unless something big happens

Drew DillingerDrew Dellinger and Danielle Drake-Burnette(54:11) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
Drew Dellinger is a spoken word poet, professor, activist and founder of Poets for Global Justice. He has inspired minds and hearts at hundreds of events in many countries, performing poetry and keynoting on justice, ecology, cosmology, activism and human compassion. Dillinger has studied cosmology and ecological thought with Thomas Berry since 1990 and is finishing his Ph.D. at the California Institute of Integral Studies. He is currently writing his dissertation on Martin Luther King Jr. and the connections between cosmology, ecology and justice. www.drewdellinger.org
Danielle Drake-BurnetteDanielle Drake-Burnette, previously known on stage as SoulsJourney, is a writer and spoken word poet. She was the 2003 Oakland Poetry Slam Champion.  Danielle is the founder and Executive Director of Creation Cocoon for Girls, an Oakland, CA community-based organization serving girls 8-18. Creation Cocoon teaches girls’ empowerment and self esteem through the traditional arts. danielledrakeburnette.com

Stephen Harrod BuhnerStephen Harrod Buhner: Plant Intelligence and the Imaginal World (52:49)
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Stephen Harrod Buhner is the senior researcher for the Foundation for Gaian Studies. Described as both an Earth Poet and a Bardic Naturalist, he is the award-winning author of 19 books, including The Lost Language of Plants, The Secret Teachings of Plants, and Sacred Plant Medicine. Stephen is also the bestselling author of Herbal Antibiotics. His work has appeared or been profiled in publications throughout North America and Europe including Mother Earth NewsThe Lampeter ReviewSpirituality & HealthThe New York TimesCNN, and Good Morning America. He lives in Silver City, New Mexico www.gaianstudies.org

Stephen Harrod BuhnerStephen Harrod Buhner (54:43) listen (to download, right click and "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")

Stephen Harrod Buhner is an Earth poet and the award-winning author of fifteen books on nature, indigenous cultures, the environment, and herbal medicine. Stephen's work has appeared or been profiled in publications throughout North America and Europe including Common Boundary, Apotheosis, Shaman's Drum, The New York Times, CNN, and Good Morning America. Stephen lectures yearly throughout the United States on herbal medicine, the sacredness of plants, the intelligence of Nature, and the states of mind necessary for successful habitation of Earth. http://www.gaianstudies.org

Wes JacksonTom Butler and Wes Jackson: Over Development and the Delusion of Endless Growth (52:21)
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Wes Jackson is founder and president of The Land Institute, a nonprofit educational and research organization based in Salina, Kansas which focuses its efforts on developing a "natural systems" agriculture.

Mr. Jackson is the author of numerous books including New Roots for Agriculture (with a foreword by Wendell Berry) and Becoming Native to This Place and is widely recognized as a leader in the international movement for a more sustainable agriculture. He has been a Pew Conservation Scholar, a MacArthur Fellow, and has received the Right Livelihood Award (called the "alternative Nobel prize"). He has been honored by Smithsonian magazine as one of the "35 Who have Made A Difference."

Writer Tom Butler is the editorial projects director for the Foundation for Deep Ecology, and a long-time conservation activist focused on wilderness and biodiversity. He is a founding board member and current vice president of the Northeast Wilderness Trust, the only land trust in the northeastern United States focused exclusively on protecting forever-wild landscapes. Tom is longtime editor of Wild Earth journal. His books include Wildlands Philanthropy, Plundering Appalachia, and ENERGY: Overdevelopment and the Delusion of Endless Growth.

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Susan Campbell portraitDr. Susan Campbell: Relationship as spiritual practice (47:58) listen (to download, right click and "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
Psychologist Susan Campbell has worked as a professional speaker and a dating and relationship coach for over 35 years. She is author of numerous books, including her ground-breaking The Couples Journey which introduced the idea into the mainstream of using intimate relationships as a spiritual practice. Her work has been featured in many popular magazines.
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Ed TickFarmageddon
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Farmageddon is a powerful film documenting the U.S. government’s constant attacks on innocent farmers and consumers in an attempt to protect massive corporate interests. When the government controls the food you eat and the healthcare you receive, sickness is pervasive – this is exactly what has happened in the U.S.”
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Kristin Canty
Kristin Canty is the Director/Producer of Farmageddon; The Unseen War on American Family Farms. When Kristin learned that farmers and co-ops all over the country were increasingly getting raided by the government, she set out to make a film about it. She hopes that when people see it, it can change the tide of public pressure so that our government stops harassing and adding costly burdens to our small, organic farmers.
Cathe' Fish
Cathe’ Fish is the Leader of the local Gold Country chapter of the Weston A. Price Foundation, Director of Practical Permaculture Research Institute, a Permaculture Designer, Consultant and Teacheras well as a Local Food Activist in Nevada County.
Mark McAfee, CEO, Managing Member
Founder of Organic Pastures Dairy, Mark is internationally recognized as an expert in raw milk production, and has spoken in over fifteen states and three countries on the subject. He invented the first -dietary supplements- made from fresh raw colostrum, and secured their certification from the FDA and DHS. Mark created and published the first international raw milk safety standards at www.rawusa.org

Mariana CaplanMariana Caplan: Cultivating Discernment on the Spiritual Path
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Mariana is an author, anthropologist, and psychologist with a Ph.D. in Contemporary Spirituality. She attributes the majority of her education and inspiration to years of research and practice in the world's great mystical traditions, and to studying, living, and adventuring in villages in India, Central and South America, and Europe. Her sole passion is a love of Truth and transformation. www.realspirituality.com

Bill TwistChris Carlsson: Nowtopia (54:52) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
Chris Carlsson, executive director of the multimedia history project Shaping San Francisco, is a writer, publisher, editor, and community organizer. For the last twenty-five years his activities have focused on the underlying themes of horizontal communications, organic communities and public space. His latest book is Nowtopia. www.nowtopians.com

Raffi CavoukianRaffi Cavoukian: Child Honouring and the Compassion Revolution (45:15)
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Raffi is a Singer, songwriter, musician, environmentalist who is world renowned for single-handedly revolutionizing the children's entertainment business. Raffi has become a self-styled "eco-troubadour," working with adults to promote environmental causes. Raffi believes that the fate of the earth rests on the commitment of all to protecting the environment. www.raffinews.com

Paul ChappellPaul K. Chappell: Waging Peace
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Paul K. Chappel, author of Will War Ever End?: A Soldier's Vision of Peace for the 21st Centruy, graduated from West Point in 202. He served in the U.S. Army for seven years, leaving active duty in November in 2009 with the rank of captain. As Peace Leadership Director for the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation, he speaks throughout the country on the vital theme of ending war and waging peace. http://paulkchappell.com

Hope on Earth book coverPaul Ehrlich and Michael Charles Tobias: Hope on Earth (52:49)
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Paul R. Ehrlich lives in California, where he is the Bing Professor of Population Studies and the president of the Center for Conservation Biology at Stanford University. He is the author or coauthor of many books, including The Population Bomb. Michael Charles Tobias is an ecologist, author, filmmaker, and president of the Dancing Star Foundation, a nonprofit organization based in California and focused on international biodiversity conservation, global environmental education, and animal protection. mahb.stanford.edu

Michael Charles Tobias is an ecologist, author, filmmaker, historian, explorer, anthropologist, educator, non-violence activist. and president of the Dancing Star Foundation, a nonprofit organization based in California and focused on international biodiversity conservation, global environmental education, and animal protection. His works include World War III: Population and the Biosphere at the End of the Millennium, Sanctuary: Global Oases of Innocence, and the recent feature film trilogy No Vacancy, Mad Cowboy and Hotspots. imdb.com

Craig ChildsCraig Childs: Apocalyptic Planet: Field Guide to the End of the World (58:16) listen (to download, right click and "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")

Craig Childs is a writer who focuses on natural sciences, archaeology, and remarkable journeys into the wilderness. He has published more than a dozen critically acclaimed books on nature, science, and adventure. He is a commentator for National Public Radio's Morning Edition, and his work has appeared in The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Men's Journal, Outside, Orion, and High Country News. His subjects range from pre-Columbian archaeology to US border issues to the last free-flowing rivers of Tibet and Patagonia. http://www.houseofrain.com

David ChristopherDavid Christopher: The Holy Universe (51:35)
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David Christopher left behind a lucrative career to address his lifelong learning for answers to man’s eternal question of our place in the Universe. The Holy Universe is the result of a fifteen years of deep immersion in the works of new thought leaders like Brian Swimme and Thomas Berry, and celebrated ‘Big History’ academicians David Christian and Fred Spier. Christopher wrote the book for people like him who call themselves “spiritual but not necessarily religious.” theholyuniverse.com

Andrew CohenAndrew Cohen: Living Enlightenment (43:03) listen (to download, right click and "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
An author, speaker, and philosopher who is an American spiritual teacher and visionary thinker widely recognized for his original contribution to the emerging field of evolutionary spirituality.
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Dianne CollinsDianne Collins: Quantum Thinking
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Dianne Collins, is a visionary thinker, writer, creator and producer, passionate about showing people new ways of seeing that can make their life sublime. Her lifelong study of the evolution of human awareness, her love of entertainment and creativity as mediums for conscious awakening, and her ability and natural wit to speak what is in people's hearts, all led her to create the QuantumThink® system of thinking. She is also the author of the book, Do You QuantumThink? New Thinking That Will Rock Your World. diannecollins.com

Copenhagen in Retrospect (54:06) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
JMichael Stone wraps his recent trip to Copenhagen with interviews with Bill McKibben, Vandana Shiva and George Monbiot. Along with what was accomplished out of the Copenhagen Climate Change Conference and what is ahead...
Bill McKibbenBillMcKibben, American environmentalist and writer, is the founder of 350.org, an international climate campaign. Bill frequently writes about global warming, alternative energy, and the risks associated with human genetic engineering. Beginning in the summer of 2006, he has been at the forefront of organizing and leading the largest civil demonstrations against global warming in history. It has been 3 decades since he wrote the End of Nature. www.350.org
George MonbiotGeorge Monbiot is a journalist, author, academic & environmental & political activist in the United Kingdom who writes a weekly column for The Guardian newspaper. He is on the advisory board of BBC Wildlife magazine. His latest book Heat, is a must read for anyone serious about understanding Global Warming. www.monbiot.com
 
Vandana ShivaVandana Shiva, is a physicist, philosopher and leader in the global agriculture movement. She is known as one of most eloquent speakers who help fight for people's rights.. She is directing an international movement on Food Rights. She also established Navdanya (a movement for biodiversity conservation and farmers' rights in India.) www.vandanashiva.org

Michael Nagler, Stephanie N. Van Hook, Phil CousineauBeyond Forgiveness: Phil Cousineau, Stephanie N. Van Hook and Michael Nagler
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Michael Nagler is Professor emeritus of languages at the University of California, Berkeley, and founder of the University's Peace and Conflict Studies program, He is the author of several books, including America Without Violence, Upanishads, and Is There No Other Way? The Search for a Nonviolent Future. Dr. Nagler is on the editorial board of The Acorn: Journal of the Gandhi-King Society and the advisory board of Tikkun magazine.  He is the founder of the Metta Center for Nonviolence Education in Berkeley, California. www.mettacenter.org

Stephanie N. Van Hook is a recently returned Peace Corps volunteer who served in Benin. Her interests in nonviolence and forgiveness have intersected with activists and academics working for nonviolent social change in the global peace and justice community. She studied conflict resolution at Portland State University in Oregon and is currently co-director of The Metta Center for Nonviolence Education. www.mettacenter.org

Phil Cousineau is an award-winning writer and filmmaker, teacher and editor, worldwide lecturer and storyteller. His fascination with the art, literature, and history of culture has taken him on a worldwide search for what the ancients called the "soul of the world." With more than 25 books and 15 scriptwriting credits to his name, the "omnipresent influence of myth in modern life" is a thread that runs through all of his work. He is currently the host of Global Spirit, Link TV's "internal travel" television series. His books include Stoking the Creative Fires, The Art of Pilgrimage, The Hero's Journey, Wordcatcher, and Beyond Forgiveness. www.philcousineau.net

Alexandra Cousteau - portraitAlexandra Cousteau: Our Blue Legacy (44:01) listen (to download, right click and "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
Alexandra is the daughter of Philippe Cousteau and the granddaughter of world famous French explorer and filmmaker Jacques-Yves Cousteau. A dedicated environmentalist, Cousteau advocates the importance of conservation, restoration and sustainable management of water resources for a healthy planet and productive societies. www.alexandracousteau.org

Jennifer CrebbinJennifer Crebbin: Handwriting for Peace - Part 2 (21:30) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
Jennifer Crebbin has a background in Psychology, and Certification as a Handwriting Consultant through Vimala Rodgers’ International Institute of Handwriting Studies (IIHS) Jennifer Crebbin combines her love of movement with a passion for the sacred forms of the Alphabet. Her work is to encourage the use of movements captured on paper (AKA handwriting) in ways that support our healthy soul development. www.changeyourhandwriting.com

Dr. Kerry CroftonThe Real Story on Cell Phones and Cell Towers…
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Special interviews with documentary film maker Talal Jabari, and cell Phone researcher Dr. Kerry Crofton, on cell phones, cell towers and EMF. Get the real story on Cell phones and cell towers. Learn what main stream media isn't telling you! Find out the real impact on the health on you and your children -- even if you aren't using a cell phone – you are being affected.

Kerry Crofton, PhD, is a health educator, and the director of Well Being International. Her new book, Wireless Radiation Rescue, is the first to bring together the research and recommendations of the world's leading scientists and clinicians, both for the general public and other health care professionals. Dr. Crofton is a member of the International EMF Alliance, a consortium of leading experts in this
field. www.radiationrescue.org

Talal Jabari is a Palestinian/American journalist and film maker. He has covered the escalating global violence for such prominent news sources as BBC World Service, South Florida Sun-Sentinel, and Al Ahram Weekly. In 2002, Talal jumped into TV news as an associate producer for CBS News as well as a field producer for the CBS news magazine 60 Minutes. Talal's later became a line producer and production coordinator of an award-winning 5-documentary film series entitled "The Shape of the Future." Has well as producing 4 episodes for Al Jazeera Documentary Channel's flagship 8-part series: "Israel from Within". His most recent project is the documentary, Full Signal: The Hidden Cost of Cell Phones. http://fullsignalmovie.com

David CrowDavid Crow: Herbal Medicine and Spirituality (50:14) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
David Crow is one of the world’s foremost experts and leading speakers in the field of botanical medicine, natural health and ecological sustainability. He is a master herbalist, aromatherapist and acupuncturist with over 20 years experience and is an expert in the Ayurvedic and Chinese medical systems. He is a renowned author and the founding director of Floracopeia Aromatic Treasures. www.floracopeia.com

Cormac CullinanCormac Cullinan: Wild Law and the Rights of Nature
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Cormac Cullinan of Cape town SA is a practicing environmental attorney and the author of Wild Law. He is a director of the leading South African environmental law firm, Cullinan & Associates Inc, and Chief Executive Officer of EnAct International, an environmental governance consultancy. Cormac has a reputation for developing innovative solutions and is regularly invited to speak on environmental issues in the USA and UK as well as in South Africa. Internationally he is best known for pioneering the emerging field of Earth jurisprudence. www.cullinans.co.za

David CunninghamDavid Cunningham: A World of Possibility (43:00) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
David Cunningham is a communication expert and has lead thousand of people in seminars and courses with Landmark Education, where more than a million people have learned to put their old baggage behind and pursue the lives they really desire to live. Learn about the technology of the Landmark Forum. landmarkeducation.com

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Cyndi DaleCyndi Dale: Energetic Boundaries
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Cyndi Dale is an internationally renowned author, speaker, healer, and business consultant. Her books to-date include bestseller, The Subtle Body: An Encyclopedia of Your Energetic Anatomy, published by Sounds True, which has won four internationally recognized Publisher’s Awards. Her latest book, Energetic Boundaries: How to Stay Protected and Connected in Work, Love, and Life is a definitive guide for maintaining health, integrity and vitality. www.cyndidale.com

Kate Dahlstedt, MA, LMHCKate Dahlstedt, MA, LMHC: Soldiers Heart: Women & War
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Kate Dahlstedt, LMHC has worked with veterans and their families for over 27 years. She founded Soldier's Heart with her husband and partner Dr. Edward Tick after his book, War and the Soul was published in 2005. Together, they have created the Soldier's Heart Model, which they continue to shape and adapt. Kate currently directs the Soldier's Heart Women and War project, connecting women from around the country through teleconferencing for support and to share the impact of war on their lives. She will be co-leading the Soldier's Heart workshop with her husband Ed Tich in Nevada City from September 5-9th. www.soldiersheart.net

Dr. Kevin DanaherDr. Kevin Danaher: Grassroots Globalization: Empowering local communities to create sustainable local economies. (55:04) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
Described by The New York Times as the "Paul Revere of globalization's woes," Dr. Kevin Danaher's analytical expertise, sense of humor and blunt eloquence make him an exceptionally dynamic communicator. Dr. Danaher is a co-founder of Global Exchange, founder and Executive Co-Producer of the Green Festivals, and Executive Director of the Global Citizen Center. He has published numerous articles and is the author and/or editor of thirteen books. www.globalexchange.org

Ram DassRam Dass - Be Love Now: The Path of the Heart
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Ram Dass is one of America’s most beloved spiritual figures. He has made his mark on the world giving teachings and promoting loving service, harmonious business practices, and conscious care for the dying. His spirit has been a guiding light for four generations, carrying millions along on the journey, helping free them from their bonds as he has worked his way through his own. www.ramdass.org

Brother DavidBrother David Steindl-Rast: Grateful Living (56:03) listen (to download, right click and "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
Brother David, a Benedictine monk, is probably the world’s leading scholar on gratefulness. He co-founded the Center for Spiritual Studies in 1968 and together with Thomas Merton, Brother David helped launch a global renewal of religious life. He has authored numerous books on gratefulness, belonging and Buddhist and Christian Practices. Brother David has brought spiritual depth into the lives of countless people whom he touches through his lectures, his workshops, and his writings. www.gratefulness.org

Drew DellingerDrew Dellinger: Poets for Global Justice (47:53) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
Drew Dellinger is a spoken word poet, professor, activist and founder of Poets for Global Justice. He has inspired minds and hearts at hundreds of events in many countries, performing poetry and keynoting on justice, ecology, cosmology, activism and human compassion. drewdellinger.org

Drew DillingerDrew Dellinger and Danielle Drake-Burnette(54:11) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
Drew Dellinger is a spoken word poet, professor, activist and founder of Poets for Global Justice. He has inspired minds and hearts at hundreds of events in many countries, performing poetry and keynoting on justice, ecology, cosmology, activism and human compassion. Dillinger has studied cosmology and ecological thought with Thomas Berry since 1990 and is finishing his Ph.D. at the California Institute of Integral Studies. He is currently writing his dissertation on Martin Luther King Jr. and the connections between cosmology, ecology and justice. www.drewdellinger.org

Danielle Drake-BurnetteDanielle Drake-Burnette, previously known on stage as SoulsJourney, is a writer and spoken word poet. She was the 2003 Oakland Poetry Slam Champion.  Danielle is the founder and Executive Director of Creation Cocoon for Girls, an Oakland, CA community-based organization serving girls 8-18. Creation Cocoon teaches girls’ empowerment and self esteem through the traditional arts. danielledrakeburnette.com

Sharon Delgato & Richard HeinbergConversations with Sharon Delgato & Richard Heinberg: TPP (53:44)
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Sharon Delgado is a United Methodist minister, speaker, writer, and activist.  She leads workshops and speaks before spiritual communities and secular audiences on issues related to climate change, economic and environmental justice, peacemaking, and corporate globalization.  Her book, Shaking the Gates of Hell:  Faith-Led Resistance to Corporate Globalization (Fortress Press), includes personal stories, theological analysis, and an overview of the global economy.  Sharon's presentations demonstrate the link between personal spirituality and social action.  Her perspective is rooted in a vision of the sacredness of the earth, a radical critique of the institutions and systems that currently dominate the earth, and hope for a transformed future.  Her purpose is to educate, inspire, and motivate people of faith and conscience to join hands with others who are working to create a peaceful, just, and ecologically sustainable world through nonviolent and creative action. sharondelgado.org

Richard Heinberg is the author of ten previous books including The Party’s Over, Powerdown and The End of Growth. A Senior Fellow at Post Carbon Institute, he is one of the world’s foremost energy educators and communicators about the urgent need to transition away from fossil fuels. richardheinberg.com

Sai MaaHer Holiness Sai Maa Lakshmi Devi: Love and Service (52:00) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
Sai Maa is recognized as a dynamic visionary and spiritual master. She regularly teaches transformational workshops in the US and abroad, often with popular authors and speakers. Sai Maa¹s teachings focus on service to humanity. humanityinunity.org


Sai MaaHer Holiness Sai Maa Lakshmi Devi:
From Shadow to Light (56:29) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
Sai Maa is recognized as a dynamic visionary and spiritual master. She regularly teaches transformational workshops in the US and abroad, often with popular authors and speakers. Sai Maa¹s teachings focus on service to humanity. humanityinunity.org


Luis Diaz
Luis Diaz: Cellular Memory Release (51:28) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
Luis Diaz, author of Memory in the Cells presents a simple, yet radical, way to heal and transform negative experiences through Cellular Memory Release (CMR) to create a more full and harmonious life. Luis created the Cellular Memory Release technique out of his training and practice in oriental medicine, shiatsu, acupuncture, holistic nutrition, herbology, homeopathy, Touch for Health and NLP-Neurolinguistic Programming. He resides locally in Nevada County. www.cellularmemory.org

Robert Biswas-DienerRobert Biswas-Diener: Happiness (56:15) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
Widely known as the "Indiana Jones of Positive Psychology" because his research on subjective well-being has taken him to such far flung destinations as Greenland, Kenya, and India. He is best known for his research on the quality of life of people living in poverty. Robert is Programme Director for Education and Learning at the Centre for Applied Positive Psychology and has co-authored with his father, the book "Happiness: Unlocking the Mysteries of Psychological Wealth." www.intentionalhappiness.com

Rob DietzRob Dietz: Building A Sustainable Economy in a World of Finite Resources (52:22)
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Rob Dietz brings a fresh perspective to the discussion of economics and environmental sustainability. His diverse background in economics, environmental science and engineering, and conservation biology (plus his work in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors) has given him an unusual ability to connect the dots when it comes to the topic of sustainability. As the executive director of CASSE, Rob is a devoted advocate for revamping the economy to fit within biophysical limits.  http://steadystate.org

Stephen Dinan & Deeva MitchellStephen Dinan & Deeva Mitchell: Exploring the Shift Network (54:36)
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Rev. Devaa Haley Mitchell, Chief Transformation Officer, hosts Shift Network’s Inspiring Women Summit, facilitates our women’s programs, and designs facilitation and transformation strategies for many of our programs. Devaa’s background includes roles in the public benefit sector (Director at Institute of Noetic Sciences and Exec. Director of Full Circle Fund), as well as the business sector (Boston Consulting Group). Devaa was ordained as an interfaith minister by the Chaplaincy Institute and received a BA and an MA from Stanford University. She was also awarded a fellowship from the Fulbright Foundation. theshiftnetwork.com

Stephen Dinan is the CEO of The Shift Network and a member of the prestigious Transformational Leadership Council and Evolutionary Leaders groups. As the former Director of Membership and Marketing at the Institute of Noetic Sciences, he was the driving force behind the Shift in Action program, which grew to 10,000 paying members, and the One Minute Shift video series, which was seen by more than one million. He is also the author of Radical Spirit and a forthcoming book Sacred America. Stephen directed and helped to create the Esalen Institute’s Center for Theory & Research, a think tank for leading scholars, researchers, and teachers to explore human potential frontiers. theshiftnetwork.com

Paul DolanPaul Dolan: Making A Difference with Wine (56:39) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
Paul Dolan, Organic, Biodynamic winemaker spent 27 years at Fetzer Vineyards, 12 as president, where he led a transformation that put the company at the forefront of organic viticulture and sustainable business. As owner of Parducci and MWC, he continues to break new ground in sustainable organic and biodynamic farming. Paul’s greatest passion is winegrowing at his family-owned Dark Horse Ranch, east of the Russian River in the foothills north of Hopland. pauldolanwine.com

Movement as MedicineMovement as Medicine: Cancer and Dance a Healing Story (57:26)
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with special guests: Bella Dreizler, Georgia Kukowski, and Nandi Szabo, M.A., ADTR
Bella Dreizler lives in Sacramento where she has practiced physical therapy more than 40 years.  She’s also a certified yoga teacher & 5Rhythms instructor, a facilitation mistress witnessing and celebrating people moving toward freedom.  Bella has spent an entire lifetime fermenting this mix of movement medicine, and brings a body wisdom infused with heart and soul to the dance floor, the yoga mat and the treatment table.  For more information about her world visit www.bodyjoy.net

Georgia Kukowski is a cancer patient and mother of two young children. Last August she discovered a lump in her right breast. Georgia was a full-time student running her own business and had no insurance. She was in no-woman's land of insurance, not having it and the same time now having a "pre-existing condition." and ended up waiting for over four months on a biopsy funding wait-list. She was diagnosed with breast cancer. After a series of diagnostic tests, and one round of strong chemo, it became clear that the cancer had spread and she was labeled" incurable." Then she discovered movement as medicine. We will be talking about how movement has transformed her life…

Nandi Szabo, M.A., ADTR, is an expressive arts therapist and registered dance movement therapist, having established programs in hospitals, mental health agencies and schools for the last 24 years.  She combines training in psychology, art and movement to provide individual and group experiences that offers a creative feedback system and a place to clarify and transform feelings through movement and art.  She currently teaches courses  “The Psychology of Creativity, Intuition and Problem Solving” and “ The Heroic Journey”  and "The Psychology of Death and Dying" at Sacramento City College.

Charles Durrett & Kathryn McCamantCharles Durrett & Kathryn McCamant: On Building Community (60:01)
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McCamant & Durrett Architects is an architecture and consulting firm with offices in Nevada City, California. The husband-and-wife team of Katie McCamant and Charles Durrett has become well known nationally and internationally for the design of cohousing communities, childcare facilities, pedestrian-friendly town planning, sustainable design and development consulting. Since 1987 the firm has provided complete architectural services for a wide range of clients. Their most recent book "Creating Cohousing: Building Sustainable Communities" was released in 2011. http://cohousingco.com

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Hope on Earth book coverPaul Ehrlich and Michael Charles Tobias: Hope on Earth (52:49)
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Paul R. Ehrlich lives in California, where he is the Bing Professor of Population Studies and the president of the Center for Conservation Biology at Stanford University. He is the author or coauthor of many books, including The Population Bomb. Michael Charles Tobias is an ecologist, author, filmmaker, and president of the Dancing Star Foundation, a nonprofit organization based in California and focused on international biodiversity conservation, global environmental education, and animal protection. mahb.stanford.edu

Michael Charles Tobias is an ecologist, author, filmmaker, historian, explorer, anthropologist, educator, non-violence activist. and president of the Dancing Star Foundation, a nonprofit organization based in California and focused on international biodiversity conservation, global environmental education, and animal protection. His works include World War III: Population and the Biosphere at the End of the Millennium, Sanctuary: Global Oases of Innocence, and the recent feature film trilogy No Vacancy, Mad Cowboy and Hotspots. imdb.com

Paul EhrlicPaul Ehrlich: The Dominant Animal (52:05) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
Paul Ehrlich is a biologist, educator and Professor of Population Studies in the department of Biological Sciences at Stanford University. He is also the president of Stanford's Center for Conservation Biology. Paul is best known for his warnings about unchecked population growth and limited resources. His latest book is the Dominant Animal. www.dominantanimal.org

Charles EisenstienCharles Eisenstien: The More Beautiful World Our Hearts Know is Possible (58:41)
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Charles Eisenstein is a Professor, lecturer and workshop leader. He is also the Author of The Ascent of Humanity, the upcoming Sacred Economics, and two influential essays on money: Money and the Crisis of Civilization and Money and The Turning of Age A faculty member of Goddard College, he speaks and writes about civilization, economics, and the evolution of human consciousness. His latest book is The More Beautiful World Our Hearts Know is Possible.
www.ascentofhumanity.com

Charles EisensteinCharles Eisenstein: The Ascent of Humanity
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Professor, lecturer and workshop leader Charles Eisenstein is the Author of The Ascent of Humanity and the upcoming Sacred Economics, and two influential essays on money: Money and the Crisis of Civilization and Money and The Turning of Age A faculty member of Goddard College, he speaks and writes about civilization, economics, and the evolution of human consciousness. www.ascentofhumanity.com

Time BankingCharles Eisenstein & Will Wilkinson: Time Banks and Alternative Economic Systems
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Charles Eisenstein is a Professor, lecturer and workshop leader. He is also theAuthor of The Ascent of Humanity, the upcoming Sacred Economics, and two influential essays on money: Money and the Crisis of Civilization and Money and The Turning of Age A faculty member of Goddard College, he speaks and writes about civilization, economics, and the evolution of human consciousness. www.ascentofhumanity.com

Will Wilkinson, co-author of Forgiving the Unforgivable, has been a professional ghost writer for ten years. He's also produced and hosted hundreds of television interviews and is currently working on a trilogy of feature science fiction films. His interest in alternative currencies began when he founded and ran a health clinic in Victoria, BC Canada for five years in the 80's, successfully offering services on an entirely donation basis. He cofounded the Southern Oregon Time Bank over a year ago. It now has 150 members with exchanges every day. www.sotb.org

Charles Eisenstein, Zoe Alowan & Bill KauthAlternative Economies for Changing Times with: Charles Eisenstein, Zoe Alowan & Bill Kauth
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Charles Eisenstein: The Ascent of Humanity
Professor, lecturer and workshop leader Charles Eisenstein is the Author of The Ascent of Humanity and the upcoming Sacred Economics, and two influential essays on money: Money and the Crisis of Civilization and Money and The Turning of Age A faculty member of Goddard College, he speaks and writes about civilization, economics, and the evolution of human consciousness. www.ascentofhumanity.com

Zoe Alowan has been actively engaged in sacred art for many decades. As a painter, sculptor, dancer and storyteller, her work explores transformation and healing. Her life is about reclaiming essence wisdom. She utilizes the inspiration of the divine feminine, humor, song and ritual movement as ways of celebrating wholeness. She has taught at Esalen and Naropa Institute, facilitates women’s groups, singing circles as well as intuitive process painting retreats.

Bill Kauth was working as a psychotherapist and business consultant in 1984 when he conceived and co-founded the New Warrior Training Adventure, not presented by the ManKind Project to nearly 50,000 men in 40 centers in 8 countries around the world. He is the author of A Circle of Men: The Original Manual for Men’s Support Groups. As a social inventor over the last two decades, Bill also co-founded the Spiritual Warrior, Inner King Trainings and the Warrior-Monk training retreats.
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Riane EislerRiane Eisler: The Real Wealth of Nations (48:23)
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Riane Eisler is a social scientist, attorney, and author whose work on cultural transformation has inspired both scholars and social activists. Her research has impacted many fields, including history, economics, psychology, sociology, and education. She has been a leader in the movement for peace, sustainability, and economic equity, and her pioneering work in human rights has expanded the focus of international organizations to include the rights of women and children.

Dr. Eisler is internationally known for her bestseller The Chalice and The Blade: Our History, Our Future, now in 23 foreign editions, including most European languages and Chinese, Russian, Korean, Hebrew, Japanese, and Arabic. She is president of the Center for Partnership Studies and is included in the award-winning book Great Peacemakers, as one of 20 leaders for world peace, along with Mahatma Gandhi, Mother Teresa, and Martin Luther King. Her website is www.rianeeisler.com

Riane EislerRiane Eisler: Caring Economics (50:46) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
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. www.partnershipway.org

Duane ElginDuane Elgin: The Living Universe
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Duane Elgin is a visionary author, speaker, educator, consultant, futurist and media activist. For more than three decades, he has defined the cutting edge in consciousness research, in the ecology movement, and in future studies. He pioneered the Voluntary Simplicity movement with his now classic first book, titled by the same name, published in the 1980s. An updated version is about to be released. His other books include Promise Ahead, Awakening Earth, and The Living Universe. www.awakeningearth.org

Duane ElginDuane Elgin: A Vision of Hope & Action for Humanity(48:01) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
Duane Elgin is an author, speaker, educator, consultant, and media activist. For more than three decades, he has defined the cutting edge in consciousness research, in the ecology movement, and in future studies. He pioneered the “Voluntary Simplicity” movement with his now classic first book, titled by the same name, published in the 1980s.
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Duane ElginDuane Elgin and Dhar Jamail: Taking Back the Media (45:39) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
Duane Elgin is an author, speaker, educator, consultant, and media activist. For more than three decades, he has defined the cutting edge in consciousness research, in the ecology movement, and in future studies. www.awakeningearth.org

Dahr JamailDhar Jamail is an American journalist who is best known as one of the few unembedded journalists to report extensively from Iraq during the 2003 Iraq War. Jamail writes for the Inter Press Service news agency, among other outlets. He has been a frequent guest on Democracy Now! Jamail is the recipient of the 2008 The Martha Gellhorn Prize for Journalism
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Duane ElginDuane Elgin: Voluntary Simplicity
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Duane Elgin is an author, speaker, educator, consultant, and media activist. For more than three decades, he has defined the cutting edge in consciousness research, in the ecology movement, and in future studies. He pioneered the "Voluntary Simplicity" movement with his now classic first book, titled by the same name, published in the 1980s. An updated version is about to be released. www.awakeningearth.org

Dave Gardner & Katie ElmoreConversations with Dave Gardner & Katie Elmore: Hooked on Growth
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Dave Gardner is the director and co-producer of the new film, GrowthBusters. After a successful career producing a PBS series and award-winning business films for such clients as American Airlines, Coca-Cola, IBM, and even Enron, Dave realized he was part of an unsustainable system failing to provide most people with happiness and fulfillment. So he decided to focus his filmmaking skills on exploration of that system. His non-profit documentary project, Hooked on Growth, is the first of what Dave expects to be a series of groundbreaking films about genuine sustainability.

Katie Elmore, is interviewed in the film Growthbusters, in addition to being the Vice President of Communications and Programs for Population Media Center, which uses entertainment education strategies, (aka: soap operas), in countries all over the world to help promote women's empowerment, the use of family planning, reproductive health and child education. Katie is a young woman with a global perspective, dedicated to justice, health and sustainability work. www.populationmedia.org

Dr. Clarissa Pinkla EstesClarissa Pinkla Estes: Untie the Women
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Clarissa Pinkola Estés, Ph.D. is an award-winning poet, diplomate senior jungian psychoanalyst, and a cantadora (keeper of the old stories) in the Hispanic tradition. She has been in private practice for twenty-five years and is former executive director of the C. G. Jung Center for Research and Education in the United States. The author of The Gift of Story and an eleven-volume series of bestselling audio works published by Sounds True in Boulder, Colorado, Dr. Estés heads the C. P Estés Guadalupe Foundation, a human rights organization that has as one of its nascent missions the broadcasting of strengthening stories via shortwave radio to trouble spots throughout the world. clarissapinkolaestes.com

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Ed TickFarmageddon
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Farmageddon is a powerful film documenting the U.S. government’s constant attacks on innocent farmers and consumers in an attempt to protect massive corporate interests. When the government controls the food you eat and the healthcare you receive, sickness is pervasive – this is exactly what has happened in the U.S.”
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Kristin Canty
Kristin Canty is the Director/Producer of Farmageddon; The Unseen War on American Family Farms. When Kristin learned that farmers and co-ops all over the country were increasingly getting raided by the government, she set out to make a film about it. She hopes that when people see it, it can change the tide of public pressure so that our government stops harassing and adding costly burdens to our small, organic farmers.
Cathe' Fish
Cathe’ Fish is the Leader of the local Gold Country chapter of the Weston A. Price Foundation, Director of Practical Permaculture Research Institute, a Permaculture Designer, Consultant and Teacheras well as a Local Food Activist in Nevada County.
Mark McAfee, CEO, Managing Member
Founder of Organic Pastures Dairy, Mark is internationally recognized as an expert in raw milk production, and has spoken in over fifteen states and three countries on the subject. He invented the first -dietary supplements- made from fresh raw colostrum, and secured their certification from the FDA and DHS. Mark created and published the first international raw milk safety standards at www.rawusa.org

Generation Waking Up! logoYouth on the Move: Part One: Generation Wake Up: How A New Generation Of Young People Is Coming Of Age And Changing Our World www.generationwakingup.org
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Joshua Gorman
is a lifelong student of human development and transformational education with a focus on providing young people the experiences, knowledge, and skills they need to thrive in the twenty-first century. He serves on the Board of Directors for the Global Youth Action Network, and in 2008 co-founded Global Passageways, a network of individuals and organizations working in youth development and contemporary rites of passage. He is the Co-Coordinator of Generation Waking Up, and is also working to complete a book titled Generation Waking Up: How A New Generation Of Young People Is Coming Of Age And Changing Our World.

Valerie Love is a young changemaker in the areas of youth empowerment, sustainability, and vibrant local economies. She has managed campaigns at Clean Water Action, worked to build local food systems with Buy Fresh Buy Local, consulted with local governments to increase socially and environmentally responsible purchasing, and facilitated workshops exploring transformational
leadership for social change. Currently, Valerie works with Generation Waking Up on the development of the WakeUp experience, an interactive, multimedia, peer-led educational workshop that moves young people into inspired action.

Piya Banerjee graduated with a B.A. in Finance and International Business from the University of Washington. She has worked a variety of positions post-graduation including Management Consultant, GMAT Instructor, and Public Relations and Development Manager for an education-based non-profit in Hyderabad, India. She is also a lifelong student of human development, yoga, and music and now works as a Core Team member of Generation Waking Up.

Part Two: Waging Nonviolence
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Waging Nonviolence is a source for news, analysis, and original reporting about nonviolent activism, as well as for discussion of the theory behind it. www.wagingnonviolence.org

Bryan Farrell is a New York-based writer and editor for Waging Nonviolence, ablog that covers nonviolent action around the world. His work has also appeared in The Guardian, The Nation, Mother Jones, Slate, Grist and Earth Island Journal.

Eric Stoner is a New York-based freelance journalist and an adjunct professor at St. Peter's College. His articles have appeared in The Guardian, Mother Jones, The Nation, The Huffington Post, Sojourners, In These Times, and the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, among other publications. He edits and writes for Waging Nonviolence, a blog that covers nonviolent actions and campaigns around the world.

Part Three: The Boys to Men Project: with Barry Friedman
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Boys to Men was created to guide adolescent boys on their journey to manhood. Their mission is to help boys become better men.
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Warren Farrell, Marilyn Rosenbrock Nyborg, Elisa Parker and Michael StoneSpecial Show on Gender Equality and Reconciliation
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with Warren Farrell, Marilyn Rosenbrock Nyborg, Elisa Parker and Michael Stone
The future of humanity will be decided not by relations between nations, but by relations between women and men
. D.H. Lawrence

Warren Farrell: Dr. Warren Farrell's books on male-female issues have made contributions in twelve fields. They include two award-winning international best-sellers, Why Men Are The Way They Are plus The Myth of Male Power. His most recent books are Father and Child Reunion, and Women Can't Hear What Men Don't Say. His research on Father and Child Reunion, finding what is optimal for children of divorce, has led to his doing expert witness work in child custody cases. Dr. Farrell is the only man in the US elected three times to the Board of Directors of the National Organization for Women in New York City. www.warrenfarrell.org

Elisa Parker is the co-founder, producer and host of the award winning program, See Jane Do.  As a social change organization, See Jane Do redefines media for women and the power of story to create positive change.  Serving as an activist for women, social justice, and the environment, Elisa's work takes her around the world to discover and share the extraordinary stories and solutions in each of us.  Elisa reports for KVMR and has produced and hosted various radio and television programs that inform, engage and entertain the listener.  Elisa also holds years of experience in working with cutting edge organizations in order to reach their highest potential and unleash the talents of their team leaders and staff.  She holds a BA in Communications and a MA in Organization Development.  Elisa lives in the Sierra Foothills with her husband and two daughters. www.seejanedo.com

Marilyn Rosenbrock Nyborg has been a spiritually based activist since the '60's beginning with the civil rights movement. In the '70's she turned her focus inward and began the journey to wholeness, integrating the masculine and feminine within and examining the unconscious attitudes and conditioning in her personality. Recognizing the need for women to find their voices and claim their power, she began in the early '80's to work through women's circles and activities to bring feminine wisdom to bear on the world.  In 2002 she became a co-founder of Gather the Women (Gatherthewomen.org) In 2009 she initiated a conversation about the major loss throughout civilization at the repression and degradation of women's wisdom and contributions, which led to the birth to Women Waking the World.

Michael Stone is the host and producer of KVMR's award winning Conversations, which brings you leading edge thinkers, authors and activists in the areas of Environmental Restoration, Social Justice, Evolutionary Cosmology and Spiritual fulfillment. Prior to starting Conversations he was the founder and director of Mastery of Management International (MMI) an international Organizational Development Consulting firm whose purpose was to "bring heart and meaning into the world of work". Michael also leads moving mediation classes and workshops based on the work of Gabrielle Roth. Michael is an active member of Bioneers and the Pachamama Alliance and many other environmental and social justice organizations.

Warren FarrellWarren Farrell: The Myth of Male Power (56:32) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
Dr. Warren Farrell's books on male-female issues have made contributions in twelve fields. They include two award-winning international best-sellers, Why Men Are The Way They Are plus The Myth of Male Power. His most recent books are Father and Child Reunion, and Women Can't Hear What Men Don't Say. His research on Father and Child Reunion, finding what is optimal for children of divorce, has led to his doing expert witness work in child custody cases. Dr. Farrell is the only man in the US elected three times to the Board of Directors of the National Organization for Women in New York City. www.warrenfarrell.org

Barbara FieldsDr. Barbara Fields: A Season for Non Violence
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Dr. Barbara Fields is Executive Director of the Association for Global New Thought (AGNT) and is the co-founder and project director of the Gandhi King Season for Nonviolence. She is Co-founder and Project Director of the Synthesis Dialogues with His Holiness, the Dalai Lama of Tibet and Co-director, with Dr. William Ury, of the Harvard Global Negotiation Network’s Abraham Walk Initiative in the Middle East. She serves on the Boards of Earth Action, the Foundation for Conscious Evolution, and La Casa de Maria in Santa Barbara, CA. She is co-founder of The Earth Network, a non-profit alternative television organization dedicated to the environment, social action, and the human spirit. www.agnt.org

Nevada County Food Farm Conference 2014Wes Jackson with Cathe' Fish: Nevada County Food Farm Conference 2014 (54:04)
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Dr. Wes Jackson is the founder and president of The Land Institute, a nonprofit educational and research organization based in Salina, Kansas that focuses its efforts on developing a "natural systems" agriculture. Wes is also a member of the World Food Council and has long been recognized as a leader in the international movement for a more sustainable agriculture. He has been a Pew Conservation Scholar, a MacArthur Fellow, and has received the Right Livelihood Award (called the "alternative Nobel prize"). He has also been honored by Smithsonian magazine as one of the "35 Who have Made A Difference." Wes is the author of numerous books including Consulting the Genius of the Place: An Ecological Approach to a New Agriculture, New Roots for Agriculture (with a foreword by Wendell Berry) and Becoming Native to This Place. He will be one of the keynote speakers at this year’s Sustainable Food and Farm Conference on January 18-19, 2014.

Cathe’ Fish has been working as a dry­lands Per­ma­cul­ture Designer and Con­sul­tant since 1987. She has designed 40 acre farms to small sub­ur­ban plots and apartments and taught hun­dreds of classes and work­shops. Besides being a Per­ma­cul­ture Designer and Teacher, Cathe’ has been a Mas­ter Gardener since 1988. Cathe’ was involved in the renais­sance of super insu­lated straw­bale build­ings in the late 1980s, and has taught pas­sive solar building design at straw bale work­shops for many years. She is the director of the Practical Permaculture Farm School in Rough and Ready.

Tim Van WagnerTim Van Wagner and Cathe’ Fish: Living Lands Agrarian Network (54:08)
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A Nevada City native, Tim Van Wagner partnered with Leo Chapman of Bluebird Farm, a local CSA, after completing college. In addition to farming the two created the Living Lands Agrarian Network whose mission is to serve as a network of ecologically minded farmers and community members working to strengthen our community’s ties and connections to the land, support agrarian education and ecological literacy, and carefully steward the land on which we farm and live. www.eco-farm.org
Cathe’ FishCathe Fish: Since 1987, Nevada County resident, Cathe' Fish, speaker, sustainability teacher, master gardner and permaculture educator, has been working as an experienced drylands Permaculture Design Consultant. Cathe' has also taught passive solar building design at straw bale workshops for many years. Besides teaching permaculture classes, giving permaculture consultations, and creating permaculture designs, she farms  at the Living Lands Agrarian Network. www.practicalpermaculture.com

Gary Zukav & Linda FrancisGary Zukav and Linda Francis: Making Your Life Count (52:41) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
Gary Zukav is a Harvard graduate, Vietnam Veteran, Green Beret, recovering person, spiritual wayfarer, and a favorite guest on Oprah. Gary Zukav is the author of The Dancing Wu Li Masters, The Seat of the Soul and most recently Soul Stories. He and his partner Linda Francis will be joining us to talk about expressing our soul into the world. garyzukav.wwwhubs.com


John FrancisJohn Francis, Phd: Planet Walk(55:50) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
John Francis, Ph.D. founded Planetwalk in 1982 when he began his walking and sailing pilgrimage around the world. To date, Dr. Francis has walked across the U.S., sailed and walked through the Caribbean, and South America from Venezuela to Argentina and a walk in Cuba. Currently, he is continuing a walk backtracking his first walk  from Cape May NJ. to Point Reyes CA. John's stirring memoir, Planetwalker: 22 Years of Walking; 17 Years of Silence was published in 2008 by the National Geographic Society and will be available in paperback in April 2009. www.planetwalker.org

Eric Corey FreedEric Corey Freed: Green Architecture (48:17) listen (to download, right click and "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")

Eric Corey Freed, LEED AP, Hon. FIGP, is Principal of organicARCHITECT, an architecture and consulting firm in California, with 20 years of experience in green building. He is the author of four books, including "Green Building & Remodeling for Dummies", a bestseller with over 200,000 copies in print, and "Sustainable School Architecture." His latest, “Green$ense for your Home” won the 2011 Outstanding Book Award from the American Society of Journalists and Authors. Eric is considered a leader in the field; named by San Francisco Magazine "Best Green Architect" in 2005; "Best Visionary" in 2007; and "Green Visionary" by 7x7 Magazine in 2008. In 2012, he was named one of the 25 "Best Green Architecture Firms" in the US, and one of the "Top 10 Most Influential Green Architects." www.organicarchitect.com

Russell FriedmanRussell Friedman: Grief Recovery: Moving Beyond Death, Divorce, and other Losses (55:26)
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Russell Friedman is Executive Director of The Grief Recovery Institute, and co-author of The Grief Recovery Handbook, When Children Grieve, Moving on, and Moving beyond Loss. He has been interviewed on CNN, The Today show and has helped hundreds of thousand of people deal with the grief that comes with loss. Russell has also written a series of articles which can be accessed at www.griefrecoverymethod.com

FukashimaA Special Broadcast on Fukashima (56:18)
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A Special Broadcast on Fukashima with special co-host Alan Sthaler and various guests.

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GangajiGangaji: Lessons of Presence from India (51:37)
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Gangaji is dedicated to the recognition of peace and freedom inherent in the core of all being. An internationally renowned teacher and the author of The Diamond in Your Pocket and her just released Hidden Treasure: Uncovering the Truth in Your Life Story, she is supported by her foundation’s global network of volunteers. She has met with hundreds of thousand of people from all walks of life in open meetings and retreats. www.gangaji.org

GangajiGangaji: On Meditation and Freedom (48:49)
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Gangaji is dedicated to the recognition of peace and freedom inherent in the core of all being. An internationally renowned teacher and the author of The Diamond in Your Pocket, and her latest book Hidden Treasure: Uncovering the Truth in Your Life Story. She is supported by her foundation’s global network of volunteers. She has met with hundreds of thousand of people from all walks of life in open meetings and retreats. www.gangaji.org

GangajiGangaji: Hidden Treasure: Uncovering the Truth in Your Life Story
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Gangaji is dedicated to the recognition of peace and freedom inherent in the core of all being. An internationally renowned teacher and the author of The Diamond in Your Pocket and her just released Hidden Treasure: Uncovering the Truth in Your Life Story, she is supported by her foundation’s global network of volunteers. She has met with hundreds of thousand of people from all walks of life in open meetings and retreats.www.gangaji.org

GangajiGangaji: That Which is Eternal (40:00) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
Gangaji, an American born teacher and author, has traveled the globe since 1990, speaking with spiritual seekers from all walks of life. Her message is powerful in its clarity and simplicity: True peace and lasting fulfillment are not only our birthright, they are the essential nature of our being. For more go to www.gangaji.org

Deborah Koons GarciaDeborah Koons Garcia & Dr. Elaine Ingham: Symphony of Soil (48:24)
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Deborah Koons Garcia was the instigator and chief Creative Consultant for Grateful Dawg, a documentary about the musical friendship between her husband Jerry Garcia and David Grisman. Her documentary, The Future of Food was shown over a dozen times as a work in progress in Mendocino County, California before the March 2004 election and was the primary element in passing Measure H, which bans the planting of genetically engineered crops in the county. Her latest film is Symphony of Soil. www.lilyfilms.com

Dr. Elaine Ingham is a world-renowned soil microbiologist who continues to study the microbial life of the soil, which in large part explains why organic "works." Elaine founded Soil Foodweb, Inc. in 1996, helping farmers all over the world to grow more resilient crops by understanding and improving their soil life. She is also an affiliate professor at Maharishi University of Management in Iowa and has served in academia for three decades. Up until recently Elaine was the chief scientist at the Rodale Institute when her work with Soil Foodweb, Inc. required her to focus on the world-wide network that was developing. http://www.soilfoodweb.com

Jeffrey M. SmithDeborah Koons Garcia Jeffrey M. Smith - Deborah Koons Garcia: GMO's The Future Of Food (54:38)
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Jeffrey M. Smith is a leading spokesperson on the health dangers of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs). Deborah Koons Garcia was the instigator and chief Creative Consultant for Grateful Dawg, a documentary about the musical friendship between her husband Jerry Garcia and David Grisman. Her documentary, The Future of Food was shown over a dozen times as a work in progress in Mendocino County, California before the March 2004 election and was the primary element in passing Measure H, which bans the planting of genetically engineered crops in the county. www.seedsofdeception.com - www.thefutureoffood.com

Dave Gardner & Katie ElmoreConversations with Dave Gardner & Katie Elmore: Hooked on Growth
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Dave Gardner is the director and co-producer of the new film, GrowthBusters. After a successful career producing a PBS series and award-winning business films for such clients as American Airlines, Coca-Cola, IBM, and even Enron, Dave realized he was part of an unsustainable system failing to provide most people with happiness and fulfillment. So he decided to focus his filmmaking skills on exploration of that system. His non-profit documentary project, Hooked on Growth, is the first of what Dave expects to be a series of groundbreaking films about genuine sustainability.

Katie Elmore, is interviewed in the film Growthbusters, in addition to being the Vice President of Communications and Programs for Population Media Center, which uses entertainment education strategies, (aka: soap operas), in countries all over the world to help promote women's empowerment, the use of family planning, reproductive health and child education. Katie is a young woman with a global perspective, dedicated to justice, health and sustainability work. www.populationmedia.org

Donna GatesDonna Gates: The Body Ecology Diet
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Donna Gates, nutritional consultant, author and lecturer, has helped thousands of people overcome candidiasis and other immune system disorders. Her book, The Body Ecology Diet, resulted from her search to find a cure for her candidiasis. Frustrated with conventional medicine, her study led her to ancient Chinese medicine, macrobiotics, natural hygiene, raw foods and mega-supplement therapy. Incorporating the most beneficial components of each concept into her own system of health and healing, her success inspired her to share it with others. http://bodyecology.com

Brian SwimmeBrian Swimme and Ivone Gebara: The Universe Story - The unification of science and religion
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Brian Swimme, PhD, is a cosmologist, and the author of the Hidden Heart of the Cosmos, The Universe Story (with Thomas Berry), The Universe is a Green Dragon and the video series The Canticle of the Cosmos and Earth’s Imagination.  He co-authored the new book Journey of the Universe with Mary Evelyn Tucker and the storyteller in the new film by the same name.

Ivone GebaraIvone Gebara, PhD, is a Brazilian Sister of Our Lady (Canoneses of St. Augustine) and one of Latin America's leading theologians, writing from the perspective of ecofeminism and liberation theology. Gebara claims that ecofeminism is born of "daily life" and thus considers garbage in the street, inadequate health care, and other daily survival crises faced by poor women to be central issues in ecofeminist liberation theology.

James William GibsonJames William Gibson: Re-enchanted World: A New Kinship With Nature
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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. www.jameswilliamgibson.com

Dr. Peter H. GleickPeter Gleick: The Bottled Water Myth
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Dr. Peter H. Gleick is co-founder and president of the Pacific Institute and one of the world's leading experts on water and climate issues. His research and writing address the critical connections between water and human health, the hydrologic impacts of climate change, sustainable water use, privatization and globalization, and international conflicts over water resources. Dr. Gleick was named a MacArthur Fellow for his work and dubbed a "visionary on the environment" by the BBC. He was elected both an Academician of the International Water Academy, in Oslo, Norway and a member of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences. He serves on the boards of numerous journals and organizations, and is author of many scientific papers and eight books, including the biennial water report, The World's Water, and Bottled and Sold: The Story Behind Our Obsession with Bottled Water. www.pacinst.org

Generation Waking Up! logoYouth on the Move: Part One: Generation Wake Up: How A New Generation Of Young People Is Coming Of Age And Changing Our World www.generationwakingup.org
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Joshua Gorman
is a lifelong student of human development and transformational education with a focus on providing young people the experiences, knowledge, and skills they need to thrive in the twenty-first century. He serves on the Board of Directors for the Global Youth Action Network, and in 2008 co-founded Global Passageways, a network of individuals and organizations working in youth development and contemporary rites of passage. He is the Co-Coordinator of Generation Waking Up, and is also working to complete a book titled Generation Waking Up: How A New Generation Of Young People Is Coming Of Age And Changing Our World.

Valerie Love is a young changemaker in the areas of youth empowerment, sustainability, and vibrant local economies. She has managed campaigns at Clean Water Action, worked to build local food systems with Buy Fresh Buy Local, consulted with local governments to increase socially and environmentally responsible purchasing, and facilitated workshops exploring transformational
leadership for social change. Currently, Valerie works with Generation Waking Up on the development of the WakeUp experience, an interactive, multimedia, peer-led educational workshop that moves young people into inspired action.

Piya Banerjee graduated with a B.A. in Finance and International Business from the University of Washington. She has worked a variety of positions post-graduation including Management Consultant, GMAT Instructor, and Public Relations and Development Manager for an education-based non-profit in Hyderabad, India. She is also a lifelong student of human development, yoga, and music and now works as a Core Team member of Generation Waking Up.

Part Two: Waging Nonviolence
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Waging Nonviolence is a source for news, analysis, and original reporting about nonviolent activism, as well as for discussion of the theory behind it. www.wagingnonviolence.org

Bryan Farrell is a New York-based writer and editor for Waging Nonviolence, ablog that covers nonviolent action around the world. His work has also appeared in The Guardian, The Nation, Mother Jones, Slate, Grist and Earth Island Journal.

Eric Stoner is a New York-based freelance journalist and an adjunct professor at St. Peter's College. His articles have appeared in The Guardian, Mother Jones, The Nation, The Huffington Post, Sojourners, In These Times, and the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, among other publications. He edits and writes for Waging Nonviolence, a blog that covers nonviolent actions and campaigns around the world.

Part Three: The Boys to Men Project: with Barry Friedman
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Boys to Men was created to guide adolescent boys on their journey to manhood. Their mission is to help boys become better men.
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Henry A. GirouxHenry A. Giroux: America's Education Deficit and the War on Youth (53:17)
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Henry Giroux is an American scholar and cultural critic. One of the founding theorists of critical pedagogy in the United States, he is best known for his pioneering work in public pedagogy, cultural studies, youth studies, higher education, media studies, and critical theory. In 2002 Routledge named Giroux as one of the top fifty educational thinkers of the modern period. Giroux currently holds the Global TV Network Chair Professorship at McMaster University in the English and Cultural Studies. His most recent books include: Disposable Youth: Racialized Memories and the Culture of Cruelty, Youth in Revolt: Reclaiming a Democratic Future, and The Educational Deficit and the War on Youth, America's Disimagination Machine, and Higher Education After Neoliberalism will be published in 2014). www.henryagiroux.co

John GrayJohn Gray: Coping with Stress in Relationships (45:42) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
John Gray, Ph.D., is the author of 16 best-selling books, including Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus, the number one best-selling book of the last decade. An expert in the field of communication, Dr. Gray’s focus is to help men and women understand, respect and appreciate their differences in both personal and professional relationships.
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John GrayJohn Gray: Venus on Fire, Mars on Ice – How men and women cope with stress. (2 hour special edition)
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John Gray Ph.D., is the bestselling relationship author of all time. He is the author of 16 best-selling books, including Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus, and the number one best-selling book of the last decade. An expert in the field of communication, Dr. Gray's focus is to help men and women understand, respect and appreciate their differences in both personal and professional relationships. John Gray's latest book, Venus on fire, Mars on ice, reveals how men and women can improve relationships by understanding how they cope differently with stress. www.johngray.com

Thomas GrecoThomas Greco: The End of Money & the Future of Civilization
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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. http://reinventingmoney.com

Beth GreerBeth Greer: Super Natural Home (43:25) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
Beth Greer, Super Natural Mom, is an award-winning journalist and holistic health advocate. She has helped thousands of people see possibilities and feel empowered to make changes in their lives through her role as the former President and co-owner of The Learning Annex, the largest private alternative adult education company in America. supernaturalmom.com

John Michael GreerJohn Michael Greer: Mystery Teachings from the Living Earth
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John Michael Greer is an American author, independent scholar, historian of ideas, cultural critic, Neo-druid leader, Hermeticist, environmentalist/conservationist, blogger, novelist, and occultist/esotericist. He currently serves as the Grand Archdruid of the Ancient Order of Druids in America, a position he has held since 2002. http://thearchdruidreport.blogspot.com

John Michael GreerJohn Michael Greer: Apocalypse Not: Everything You Know About 2012, Nostradamus & the Rapture Is Wrong
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John Michael Greer is an American author, independent scholar, historian of ideas, cultural critic, Neo-druid leader, Hermeticist, environmentalist/conservationist, blogger, novelist, and occultist/esotericist who currently resides in Cumberland, Maryland. The author, to date, of twenty-seven nonfiction books and one science fiction novel, he also writes the Archdruid Report, a weekly blog on peak oil and the future of industrial society, and serves as the presiding officer of a contemporary Druid order, the Ancient Order of Druids in America. thearchdruidreport.blogspot.com

Allyson and Alex GreyAllyson and Alex Grey: Net of Being (53:11)
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Alex Grey is a world-renowned artist, poet, and author. His books, Sacred Mirrors, The Mission of Art, Transfigurations, Art Psalms and Net of Being, just released, trace the development of his work and the mystical experiences that have shaped his personal, spiritual, and artistic life. His artwork will soon again be on view at CoSM, Chapel of Sacred Mirrors, a 40-acre interfaith church 65 miles north of New York City, that celebrates creativity as a spiritual path.www.alexgrey.com

Allyson Grey is co-founder of the Chapel of Sacred Mirrors and an artist whose work is sold and exhibited widely.  With a Master of Fine Arts degree from Tufts University, she has been an educator and muse to artists for over 30 years. www.allysongrey.com

Kevin GriffinKevin Griffin: One Breath at a Time (55:37) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
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. www.kevingriffin.net

Palden GyatsoPalden Gyatso: Fire Under The Snow(39:20) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
Palden Gyatso, a Tibetan Monk was arrested by Chinese officials after the Tibetan uprising in 1959. He spent the following 33 years in different Chinese prisons and labor camps. He was forced to participate in barbarous reeducation classes and was brutally tortured, leading to irreversible physical damage. During this time, he continued to abide by the Dharma (Buddha's teachings). 1992 Palden Gyatso was released and escaped to Dharamsala India, the place of the Tibetan exile government. There he wrote his autobiography Fire Under The Snow which has been translated in many other languages and just released as a feature film. http://www.fireunderthesnow.com/

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Adam C. HallAdam C. Hall: Earth Keepers (53:15)
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Adam C. Hall is Chairman & Founding Steward of EarthKeeper Alliance, Inc., an UnDevelopment company which combines land conservation with land development to support the economic and ecologic viability of current and future generations. Wilderness land is restored and protected in perpetuity - as a living legacy to investors. Formerly, Hall was an investment-banker and real estate developer whose unconventional and unexpected 'mid-life crisis radically altered his relationship to the Earth. No longer able to accept that the 'highest and best use' of a property is maximizing its income-producing potential, he developed an alternate model that makes allies of developers and environmentalists within the larger context of the Human/Nature eco-system. www.earthkeeperalliance.com

Craig HamiltonCraig Hamilton: Integral Enlightenment (51:58)
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Craig Hamilton is a pioneer in the emerging field of evolutionary spirituality. In his inspired writings, talks, and teachings, he calls us to awaken beyond the confines of the separate ego and dedicate our lives to the further evolution of consciousness itself. As the guiding force behind Integral Enlightenment, Craig offers spiritual guidance and teachings to a growing international community of thousands of students in 30 countries around the world. www.integralenlightenment.com

Joshua HartJoshua Hart: The Dangers of Smart Meters
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Joshua Hart is the Director of Stop Smart Meters.org, an organization fighting the forced deployment of wireless utility meters that harm health, violate civil liberties and endanger public safety. He completed his Masters Degree in Transportation Planning at the University of the West of England and has worked in the energy industry, as an urban planner, environmental advocate, and freelance journalist.

Andrew HarveyAndrew Harvey: Lighting the Spiritual Flame (49:45)
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Andrew Harvey is an internationally acclaimed poet, novelist, translator, mystical scholar, and spiritual teacher. Harvey has published over 20 books including The Hope a Guide to Sacred Activism (Hay House) and his newest book Radical Passion: Sacred Love and Wisdom in Action (North Atlantic Books). Harvey is a Fellow of All Souls College Oxford from (1972-1986) and has taught at Oxford University, Cornell University, The California Institute of Integral Studies, and the University of Creation Spirituality, as well as, various spiritual centers throughout the United States. He was the subject of the 1993 BBC film documentary The Making of a Modern Mystic.  He is the Founder of the Institute for Sacred Activism. www.andrewharvey.net

Andrew HarveyAndrew Harvey: Radical Passion: Sacred Love and Wisdom in Action (53:06) listen (to download, right click and "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")

Andrew Harvey is a renowned and distinguished mystical scholar, Rumi translator and explicator, poet, novelist, spiritual teacher and writer, and architect of Sacred Activism. He has taught at Oxford University, Cornell University, Hobart, and William Smith Colleges, The California Institute of Integral Studies, and the University of Creation Spirituality as well as the at various spiritual centers throughout the United States. His latest book is Radical Passion: Sacred Love and Wisdom in Action www.andrewharvey.net

Andrew HarveyAndrew Harvey: Community and Sacred Activism (41:52) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
Andrew Harvey is a renowned and distinguished mystical scholar, Rumi translator and explicator, poet, novelist, spiritual teacher and writer, and architect of Sacred Activism. He has taught at Oxford University, Cornell University, Hobart, and William Smith Colleges, The California Institute of Integral Studies, and the University of Creation Spirituality as well as the at various spiritual centers throughout the United States. His latest book is The Direct Path: Creating a Personal Journey to the Divine Using the World's Spiritual Traditions. andrewharvey.net

Andrew HarveyAndrew Harvey: Sacred Activism (48:17) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
Andrew Harvey is a renowned and distinguished mystical scholar, Rumi translator and explicator, poet, novelist, spiritual teacher and writer, and architect of Sacred Activism. He has taught at Oxford University, Cornell University, Hobart, and William Smith Colleges, The California Institute of Integral Studies, and the University of Creation Spirituality as well as the at various spiritual centers throughout the United States. His latest book is The Hope: A Guide to Sacred Activism. www.andrewharvey.net

Andrew HarveyAndrew Harvey: Exploring the Shadow (47:57) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
Andrew Harvey is a renowned and distinguished mystical scholar, Rumi translator and explicator, poet, novelist, spiritual teacher and writer, and architect of Sacred Activism. His latest book is The Direct Path: Creating a Personal Journey to the Divine Using the World's Spiritual Traditions. andrewharvey.net

Andrew HarveyAndrew Harvey: Sacred Activism
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Andrew Harvey is a renowned and distinguished mystical scholar, Rumi translator and explicator, poet, novelist, spiritual teacher and writer, and architect of Sacred Activism. He has taught at Oxford University, Cornell University, Hobart, and William Smith Colleges, The California Institute of Integral Studies, and the University of Creation Spirituality as well as the at various spiritual centers throughout the United States. His latest book is The Hope: A Guide to Sacred Activism. www.andrewharvey.net

Becki HawkinsBecki Hawkins: Transitions: A Nurses Education abut Life and Death
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Becki Hawkins has spent the bulk of the 30 years in her nursing career with oncology and hospice. She began journaling about her patients to help with her emotions. That turned into penning an article for her local newspaper, titled Beyond Statistics. Her book, Transitions: A Nurse's Education about Life and Death, shares 60 of these stories about how they were teaching her about more than nursing!! Some share pre-death visions, some near-death visions, and some humor and some wisdom. Becki hopes to help those who read her book to not fear living their authentic lives and not fear when it's time to transition. www.ladyhawkpublishing.com 

Sharon Delgato & Richard HeinbergConversations with Sharon Delgato & Richard Heinberg: TPP (53:44)
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Sharon Delgado is a United Methodist minister, speaker, writer, and activist.  She leads workshops and speaks before spiritual communities and secular audiences on issues related to climate change, economic and environmental justice, peacemaking, and corporate globalization.  Her book, Shaking the Gates of Hell:  Faith-Led Resistance to Corporate Globalization (Fortress Press), includes personal stories, theological analysis, and an overview of the global economy.  Sharon's presentations demonstrate the link between personal spirituality and social action.  Her perspective is rooted in a vision of the sacredness of the earth, a radical critique of the institutions and systems that currently dominate the earth, and hope for a transformed future.  Her purpose is to educate, inspire, and motivate people of faith and conscience to join hands with others who are working to create a peaceful, just, and ecologically sustainable world through nonviolent and creative action. sharondelgado.org

Richard Heinberg is the author of ten previous books including The Party’s Over, Powerdown and The End of Growth. A Senior Fellow at Post Carbon Institute, he is one of the world’s foremost energy educators and communicators about the urgent need to transition away from fossil fuels. richardheinberg.com

Richard HeinbergRichard Heinberg: Navigating the Coming Chaos Part 1
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Richard Heinberg is one of the world's foremost Peak Oil educators. He is the author of eight books, journalist, editor, lecturer, a Core Faculty member of New College of California where he teaches a program on "Culture, Ecology and Sustainable Community," and a Research Fellow of the Post Carbon Institute. His latest book is End of Growth: Adapting to Our New Economic Reality. www.richardheinberg.com

Richard HeinbergRichard Heinberg: Snake Oil - How Fracking's False Promise of Plenty Imperils Our Future (56:19)
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Richard Heinberg is one of the world's foremost Peak Oil educators. He is the author of eight books, journalist, editor, lecturer, a Core Faculty member of New College of California where he teaches a program on "Culture, Ecology and Sustainable Community," and a Research Fellow of the Post Carbon Institute. His latest book is Snake Oil: How Fracking's False Promise of Plenty Imperils Our Future. www.richardheinberg.com

Richard HeinbergRichard Heinberg: Peak Everything (52:00) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
Richard Heinberg is one of the world's foremost Peak Oil educators. He is the author of eight books, journalist, editor, lecturer, a Core Faculty member of New College of California where he teaches a program on "Culture, Ecology and Sustainable Community," and a Research Fellow of the Post Carbon Institute. For more go to www.richardheinberg.com

Richard HeinbergRichard Heinberg: The End Of Growth
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Richard Heinberg is one of the world's foremost Peak Oil educators. He is the author of eight books, journalist, editor, lecturer, a Core Faculty member of New College of California where he teaches a program on "Culture, Ecology and Sustainable Community," and a Research Fellow of the Post Carbon Institute. His latest book is The End of Growth: Adapting to Our New Economic Reality. www.richardheinberg.com

Philip M. HellmichPhilip Hellmich: God and Conflict (52:26)
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Philip M. Hellmich is Director of Peace at The Shift Network, an international social enterprise mobilizing educational tools and cultivating alliances worldwide. He is director of The Summer of Peace, a collaborative global celebration of and call to action for inner and outer Peace.  Philip has dedicated most of his life to global and local peacebuilding initiatives, including 14 years with Search for Common Ground. He also served for four years as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Sierra Leone where he lived and worked in small remote bush villages. Philip is author of God and Conflict: A Search for Peace in a Time of Crisis.

Hazel Henderson portrait on Conversations with Michael StoneHazel Henderson: (48:20) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
Author, world-wide syndicated columnist and consultant on sustainable development, Hazel is also the creator of Ethical Markets, the first TV financial lifestyle magazine series reporting on new definitions of success.
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Kathlyn and Gay HendricksKathlyn & Gay Hendricks, Ph.D: Conscious Loving (48:29) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
They have been pioneers in the field of body-mind integration for over thirty years. Kathlyn and Gay have worked with over thirty thousand individuals and three thousand couples in developing their method of body-centered and relationship transformation. Together they have authored numerous books on Conscious Loving. www.hendricks.com

Anne HillmanAnne Hillman: Awakening the Energies of Love: Discovering Fire for the Second Time
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Anne Hillmanhas spent the last 30 years exploring the internal aspects of social change—an inquiry into the necessary interior and group development required to sustain fundamental cultural transformation. She is the author of Awakening the Energies of Love: Discovering Fire for the Second Time, an experiential pathway into that necessary transformation. The book was inspired by Teilhard de Chardin, whose biographer, Ursula King, cites Anne as one of four people who have given us new metaphors and ideas about love for our time. She is also author of The Dancing Animal Woman—A Celebration of Life. Both books were influenced by Thomas Berry, Brian Swimme, and Richard Moss, MD. See Endorsements. A former consultant to organizations, she helped tap new levels of group functioning and creativity in times of rapid change. Anne now leads gatherings here and abroad in which participants with different perspectives explore the kind of love that unites us all—not a feeling, but a great Power. Her articles have appeared in national journals and her poetry in several anthologies.. www.annehillman.net

Fran Smith and Sheila HimmelFran Smith and Sheila Himmel: Compassionate End-of-Life Care and the Hospice Movement (51:47)
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Fran Smith has written for O: The Oprah Magazine, Redbook, Salon, Good Housekeeping and many other websites and newspapers, including the San Jose Mercury News. A former John S. Knight Fellow at Stanford University and Pulitzer Prize winner, she lives in Dobbs Ferry, N.Y.
 
Sheila Himmel is the coauthor of Hungry:  A Mother and Daughter Fight Anorexia.  Her work has appeared in The New York Times,USA Today, the Washington Post, the Robb Report, and MMagazine.  As restaurant critic of the San Jose Mercury News, she won a James Beard Award for feature writing.  She lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Jame HogganJames Hoggan: Climate Cover-Up: The Crusade to Deny Global Warming
(57:33) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")James Hoggan is president of the award-winning PR firm Hoggan and Associates and a leading authority on public perceptions of environmental issues. He is chair of the David Suzuki Foundation and the Canadian chapter of Al Gore’s The Climate Project. James is the Cofounder of DeSmogBlog.com and author of Climate Cover-Up: The Crusade to Deny Global Warming. www.hoggan.com

Michael Nagler, Stephanie N. Van Hook, Phil CousineauBeyond Forgiveness: Phil Cousineau, Stephanie N. Van Hook and Michael Nagler
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Michael Nagler is Professor emeritus of languages at the University of California, Berkeley, and founder of the University's Peace and Conflict Studies program, He is the author of several books, including America Without Violence, Upanishads, and Is There No Other Way? The Search for a Nonviolent Future. Dr. Nagler is on the editorial board of The Acorn: Journal of the Gandhi-King Society and the advisory board of Tikkun magazine.  He is the founder of the Metta Center for Nonviolence Education in Berkeley, California. www.mettacenter.org

Stephanie N. Van Hook is a recently returned Peace Corps volunteer who served in Benin. Her interests in nonviolence and forgiveness have intersected with activists and academics working for nonviolent social change in the global peace and justice community. She studied conflict resolution at Portland State University in Oregon and is currently co-director of The Metta Center for Nonviolence Education. www.mettacenter.org

Phil Cousineau is an award-winning writer and filmmaker, teacher and editor, worldwide lecturer and storyteller. His fascination with the art, literature, and history of culture has taken him on a worldwide search for what the ancients called the "soul of the world." With more than 25 books and 15 scriptwriting credits to his name, the "omnipresent influence of myth in modern life" is a thread that runs through all of his work. He is currently the host of Global Spirit, Link TV's "internal travel" television series. His books include Stoking the Creative Fires, The Art of Pilgrimage, The Hero's Journey, Wordcatcher, and Beyond Forgiveness. www.philcousineau.net

Dwight Hopkins portrait on Conversations with Michael StoneDwight Hopkins (46:05) September 2, 2008 listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
An author, teacher and constructive theologian working in the areas of contemporary models of theology, black theology, and liberation theologies. He is interested in multidisciplinary approaches to the academic study of religious thought, especially cultural, political, economic, and interpretive methods. His latest works is Being Human: Race, Culture, and Religion. http://divinity.uchicago.edu/faculty/hopkins.shtml

Roger HousdenRoger Housden: Keeping the Faith Without a Religion (39:10)
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Roger Housden jis the author of 20 books, including the New York Times bestseller Ten Poems to Change Your Life. Housden’s work has been featured in O: The Pprah Magazine, The New Your Times, The Los Angeles Times, and the Huffington Post. His latest book, Keeping the Faith Without a Religion is due to be released in March. rogerhousden.com

Jean HoustonJean Houston: Creating your own story (57:34) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
Dr. Jean Houston, scholar, philosopher and researcher in human capacities, is one of the foremost visionary thinkers and doers of our time, one of the principal founders of the Human Potential Movement. A powerful and dynamic speaker, she holds conferences and seminars with social leaders, educational institutions and business organizations worldwide. She has written 26 books and is the founder of The Mystery School which is dedicated to training people in recognizing and remembering the great mystery that dwells within each of us... www.jeanhouston.org

Barbara Marx HubbardBarbara Marx Hubbard: Co-Creating a New Future (40:53) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
Futurist, author, public speaker, social innovator, and president of the Foundation for Conscious Evolution. She is offering programs to enhance the developmental path toward the next stages of human evolution. Dr. Hubbard is working to understand and catalyze the actions needed to navigate a quantum change to avoid global collapse. For more go to www.barbaramarxhubbard.com

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Sandra IngermanSandra Ingerman: Practical Shamanism (53:09)
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Sandra Ingerman teaches workshops internationally on shamanic journeying, healing, and reversing environmental pollution using spiritual methods. She has trained and founded an international alliance of Medicine for the Earth Teachers and shamanic teachers. Sandra is recognized for bridging ancient cross-cultural healing methods into our modern culture addressing the needs of our times. She is the author of numerous books on Shamanism. www.sandraingerman.com

Sandra IngermanSandra Ingerman: Holding a vision for the future
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Sandra Ingerman teaches workshops internationally on shamanic journeying, healing, and reversing environmental pollution using spiritual methods.  She has trained and founded an international alliance of Medicine for the Earth Teachers and shamanic teachers.  Sandra is recognized for bridging ancient cross-cultural healing methods into our modern culture addressing the needs of our times. She is the author of numerous books on Shamanism. www.sandraingerman.com

Sandra IngermanSandra Ingerman: Medicine for the Earth (55:52) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
Sandra Ingerman teaches workshops internationally on shamanic journeying, healing, and reversing environmental pollution using spiritual methods. She has trained and founded an international alliance of Medicine for the Earth Teachers and shamanic teachers. Sandra is recognized for bridging ancient cross-cultural healing methods into our modern culture addressing the needs of our times. She is the author of numerous books on Shamanism. www.sandraingerman.com

Sandra Ingerman and Hank Wesselman: Shamanic Journeying (51:14) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
Sandra IngermanSandra Ingerman teaches workshops internationally on shamanic journeying, healing, and reversing environmental pollution using spiritual methods. She has trained and founded an international alliance of Medicine for the Earth Teachers and shamanic teachers. Sandra is recognized for bridging ancient cross-cultural healing methods into our modern culture addressing the needs of our times. She is the author of numerous books on Shamanism. www.sandraingerman.com
Hank WesselmanResearch paleoanthropologist Hank Wesselman is one of those rare cutting edge scientists who truly walks between the worlds. He has spent much of his life working among traditional tribal peoples, primarily in Africa and Polynesia. For the past 30 years, he has conducted research with an international group of scientists, exploring eastern Africa's Great Rift Valley in search of answers to the mystery of human origins. He is also a shaman in training, now in the 20th year of his apprenticeship. He is the author of many books including his latest, VISIONSEEKER. www.sharedwisdom.com

Deborah Koons GarciaDeborah Koons Garcia & Dr. Elaine Ingham: Symphony of Soil (48:24)
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Deborah Koons Garcia was the instigator and chief Creative Consultant for Grateful Dawg, a documentary about the musical friendship between her husband Jerry Garcia and David Grisman. Her documentary, The Future of Food was shown over a dozen times as a work in progress in Mendocino County, California before the March 2004 election and was the primary element in passing Measure H, which bans the planting of genetically engineered crops in the county. Her latest film is Symphony of Soil. www.lilyfilms.com

Dr. Elaine Ingham is a world-renowned soil microbiologist who continues to study the microbial life of the soil, which in large part explains why organic "works." Elaine founded Soil Foodweb, Inc. in 1996, helping farmers all over the world to grow more resilient crops by understanding and improving their soil life. She is also an affiliate professor at Maharishi University of Management in Iowa and has served in academia for three decades. Up until recently Elaine was the chief scientist at the Rodale Institute when her work with Soil Foodweb, Inc. required her to focus on the world-wide network that was developing. http://www.soilfoodweb.com

Malaika Bishop & Dr. Elaine InghamMalaika Bishop & Dr. Elaine Ingham: Sustainable Food and Farming (51:15)
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Malaika Bishop has been working to create sustainable and just food systems for over 15 years. After college, she worked for and directed an organization dedicated to connecting, inspiring and collaborating with young change makers from around the world. In 2001 she co-founded People’s Grocery, an organization working to find creative solutions to the food needs in West Oakland by building a local food system and a local economy. Now, back in her hometown, she is a mother, farmer and educator and served on the board of BriarPatch Co-op for 5 years. She is currently a Farm Educator at the Woolman Semester School and Co-director of Live Healthy Nevada County. Malaika is a recipient of the Jefferson Award for Public Service, and she was chosen by Utne Reader, San Francisco Magazine and Organic Style Magazine as a young visionary and environmental leader.

Dr. Elaine Ingham is a world-renowned soil microbiologist who continues to study the microbial life of the soil, which in large part explains why organic "works." Elaine founded Soil Foodweb, Inc. in 1996, helping farmers all over the world to grow more resilient crops by understanding and improving their soil life. She is also an affiliate professor at Maharishi University of Management in Iowa and has served in academia for three decades. Up until recently Elaine was the chief scientist at the Rodale Institute when her work with Soil Foodweb, Inc. required her to focus on the world-wide network that was developing.



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Nevada County Food Farm Conference 2014Wes Jackson with Cathe' Fish: Nevada County Food Farm Conference 2014 (54:04)
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Dr. Wes Jackson is the founder and president of The Land Institute, a nonprofit educational and research organization based in Salina, Kansas that focuses its efforts on developing a "natural systems" agriculture. Wes is also a member of the World Food Council and has long been recognized as a leader in the international movement for a more sustainable agriculture. He has been a Pew Conservation Scholar, a MacArthur Fellow, and has received the Right Livelihood Award (called the "alternative Nobel prize"). He has also been honored by Smithsonian magazine as one of the "35 Who have Made A Difference." Wes is the author of numerous books including Consulting the Genius of the Place: An Ecological Approach to a New Agriculture, New Roots for Agriculture (with a foreword by Wendell Berry) and Becoming Native to This Place. He will be one of the keynote speakers at this year’s Sustainable Food and Farm Conference on January 18-19, 2014.

Cathe’ Fish has been working as a dry­lands Per­ma­cul­ture Designer and Con­sul­tant since 1987. She has designed 40 acre farms to small sub­ur­ban plots and apartments and taught hun­dreds of classes and work­shops. Besides being a Per­ma­cul­ture Designer and Teacher, Cathe’ has been a Mas­ter Gardener since 1988. Cathe’ was involved in the renais­sance of super insu­lated straw­bale build­ings in the late 1980s, and has taught pas­sive solar building design at straw bale work­shops for many years. She is the director of the Practical Permaculture Farm School in Rough and Ready.

Wes JacksonTom Butler and Wes Jackson: Over Development and the Delusion of Endless Growth (52:21)
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Wes Jackson is founder and president of The Land Institute, a nonprofit educational and research organization based in Salina, Kansas which focuses its efforts on developing a "natural systems" agriculture.

Mr. Jackson is the author of numerous books including New Roots for Agriculture (with a foreword by Wendell Berry) and Becoming Native to This Place and is widely recognized as a leader in the international movement for a more sustainable agriculture. He has been a Pew Conservation Scholar, a MacArthur Fellow, and has received the Right Livelihood Award (called the "alternative Nobel prize"). He has been honored by Smithsonian magazine as one of the "35 Who have Made A Difference."

Writer Tom Butler is the editorial projects director for the Foundation for Deep Ecology, and a long-time conservation activist focused on wilderness and biodiversity. He is a founding board member and current vice president of the Northeast Wilderness Trust, the only land trust in the northeastern United States focused exclusively on protecting forever-wild landscapes. Tom is longtime editor of Wild Earth journal. His books include Wildlands Philanthropy, Plundering Appalachia, and ENERGY: Overdevelopment and the Delusion of Endless Growth.

John JeavonsJohn Jeavon: Grow More Vegetables with Biointensive Gardening
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John Jeavons is the Executive Director of Ecology Action of the Mid-Peninsula. He is known internationally as the leading researcher and method developer, teacher, and consultant for the small-scale, sustainable agricultural method known as GROW BIOINTENSIVE mini-farming.  He is the author of the best-selling book How to Grow More Vegetables, Fruits, Nuts, Berries, Grains, and Other Crops Than You Ever Thought Possible On Less Land Than You Can Imagine. He has authored, co-authored or edited over 30 publications on this high-yielding, resource-conserving Biointensive approach, including a five-part, peer reviewed article that appeared in The Journal of Sustainable Agriculture. Jeavon's food-raising methods are being used in 141 countries and by such organizations as UNICEF, Save the Children, and the Peace Corps. www.johnjeavons.info

Dr. Kerry CroftonThe Real Story on Cell Phones and Cell Towers…
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Special interviews with documentary film maker Talal Jabari, and cell Phone researcher Dr. Kerry Crofton, on cell phones, cell towers and EMF. Get the real story on Cell phones and cell towers. Learn what main stream media isn't telling you! Find out the real impact on the health on you and your children -- even if you aren't using a cell phone – you are being affected.

Kerry Crofton, PhD, is a health educator, and the director of Well Being International. Her new book, Wireless Radiation Rescue, is the first to bring together the research and recommendations of the world's leading scientists and clinicians, both for the general public and other health care professionals. Dr. Crofton is a member of the International EMF Alliance, a consortium of leading experts in this
field. www.radiationrescue.org

Talal Jabari is a Palestinian/American journalist and film maker. He has covered the escalating global violence for such prominent news sources as BBC World Service, South Florida Sun-Sentinel, and Al Ahram Weekly. In 2002, Talal jumped into TV news as an associate producer for CBS News as well as a field producer for the CBS news magazine 60 Minutes. Talal's later became a line producer and production coordinator of an award-winning 5-documentary film series entitled "The Shape of the Future." Has well as producing 4 episodes for Al Jazeera Documentary Channel's flagship 8-part series: "Israel from Within". His most recent project is the documentary, Full Signal: The Hidden Cost of Cell Phones. http://fullsignalmovie.com

Derrick JensenDerrick Jensen: Earth at Risk (47:44)
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Derrick Jensen is an American author and environmental activist. Jensen is a leading voice of cultural dissent. He explores the nature of injustice, how civilizations devastate the natural world, and how human beings retreat into denial at the destruction of the planet. His work examines the central question, “If the destruction of the natural world isn’t making us happy, then why are we doing it?” Jensen and Keith are the authors of Deep Green Resistance. His new book Dreams, is about to be released and the subject of this show.  www.derrickjensen.org

Derrick JensenDerrick Jensen: Listening to the Voices of the Natural World
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Derrick Jensen is an American author and environmental activist. Jensen is a leading voice of cultural dissent. He explores the nature of injustice, how civilizations devastate the natural world, and how human beings retreat into denial at the destruction of the planet. His work examines the central question, “If the destruction of the natural world isn’t making us happy, then why are we doing it?” Jensen and Keith are the authors of Deep Green Resistance. His new book Dreams, is about to be released and the subject of this show.  www.derrickjensen.org

Lierre Keith & Derrick JensenLierre Keith and Derrick Jensen: Deep Green Resistance
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Lierre Keith is an American writer, radical feminist, food activist, and radical environmentalist. Keith's most recent book The Vegetarian Myth: Food, Justice, and Sustainability is an examination of the ecological effects of agriculture and vegetarianism.  Keith is associated with the Deep Green Resistance movement. Her views have attracted negative attention from some vegetarians, what one journalist has called a "Vegan War". Keith is currently working on a book with Aric McBay and Derrick Jensen about "resistance strategy" as part of the Deep Green Resistance movement. http://www.lierrekeith.com

Derrick Jensen is an American author and environmental activist. Jensen has published several books questioning and critiquing contemporary society and its values. Jensen is a leading voice of cultural dissent. He explores the nature of injustice, how civilizations devastate the natural world, and how human beings retreat into denial at the destruction of the planet. His work examines the central question, “If the destruction of the natural world isn’t making us happy, then why are we doing it?” Jensen and Keith are the authors of the soon to be released Deep Green Resistance http://www.derrickjensen.org

Belden JohnsonBelden Johnson: Real Relationships
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Belden Johnson always wanted a good, long-term relationship, but found that relationships had trouble with him. He set out to discover how to make a vivid relationship work. Real Relationship is a distillation of the tools he found essential. Belden is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Nevada City who loves to work with couples. www.centerforinnervisions.com

Nathanael JohnsonNathanael Johnson: Natural paths to health (48:06)
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Nathanael Johnson is a journalist who has contributed to magazines such as Harper's, New Yorker, Outside, San Francisco, and Conservation, as well as National Public Radio, and This American Life. Most recently he wrote his first book: All Natural: A Skeptic's Quest to Discover If the Natural Approach to Diet, Childbirth, Healing, and the Environment Really Keeps Us Healthier and Happier. He worked at a small-town newspaper in Idaho before going to study with Michael Pollan at the UC Berkeley School of Journalism.

Kurt Johnson & David OrdKurt Johnson & David Robert Ord: The Coming Interspiritual Age (49:27)
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Kurt Johnson, scientist, comparative religionist, and close monastic associate of Brother Wayne Teasdale, and David Robert Ord, Editorial Director at Namaste Publishing-- elaborate Interspirituality through a powerful overview of the world's spiritual heritages, the discoveries of modern science and a riveting ride through the developmental view of history. www.thecominginterspiritualage.com

David Robert Ord, editorial director of Namaste Publishing, is a former Presbyterian (USA) minister and a graduate of San Francisco Theological Seminary. Co-author with Dr Robert B. Coote of The Bible's First History—From Eden to the Court of David with the Yahwist; In the Beginning — Creation, Priestly History; Is the Bible True? Understanding the Bible Today, and the Namaste Publishing book, Your Forgotten Self: Mirrored in Jesus the Christ.  In November 2012 Namaste published The Coming Interspiritual Age, which David co-authored with Kurt Johnson. namastepublishing.com

Van JonesVan Jones, June 2012
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Van Jones is the founding president of Rebuild the Dream, a pioneering initiative to restore good jobs and economic opportunity. He is the cofounder of three thriving organizations: the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights, Color of Change, and Green For All. Jones is the author of the New York Times Best Seller, The Green Economy. A Yale educated Attorney, Jones worked as the green jobs advisor to the Obama White House in 2009, where he helped run the inter-agency process that over saw $80 billion in green recovery spending. Time has named Jones one of the 100 most influential people in the world. www.Rebuildthedream.com

Van JonesVan Jones (43:36) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
A social activist and co-founded of the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights, which promotes positive alternatives to violence and incarceration. As an advocate for the toughest urban constituencies and causes Van is working to combine solutions to America's two biggest problems: social inequality and environmental destruction. Van is an advocate for the toughest urban constituencies and causes. http://www.vanjones.net

Mary JorgensenMary Jorgensen: The Freedom Riders
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It has been 50 years since the Freedom Riders boarded buses, trains and planes bound for the Deep South to challenge that region's outdated Jim Crow laws. The Freedom Rides were intended to highlight the South's non-compliance with a U.S. Supreme Court decision that prohibited segregation in all interstate public transportation facilities. This week, many of the estimated 350 Freedom Riders who put their lives on the line are making their way to a reunion in Chicago — and to join in the taping of a show about the Freedom Rides on the Oprah Winfrey Show, set to air May 4. Nevada City resident and longtime peace activist Mary Jorgensen, 94, plans to be on hand. Check out this aricle in the The Union newspaper for more info Freedom Riders article

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Charles Eisenstein, Zoe Alowan & Bill KauthAlternative Economies for Changing Times with: Charles Eisenstein, Zoe Alowan & Bill Kauth
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Charles Eisenstein: The Ascent of Humanity
Professor, lecturer and workshop leader Charles Eisenstein is the Author of The Ascent of Humanity and the upcoming Sacred Economics, and two influential essays on money: Money and the Crisis of Civilization and Money and The Turning of Age A faculty member of Goddard College, he speaks and writes about civilization, economics, and the evolution of human consciousness. www.ascentofhumanity.com

Zoe Alowan has been actively engaged in sacred art for many decades. As a painter, sculptor, dancer and storyteller, her work explores transformation and healing. Her life is about reclaiming essence wisdom. She utilizes the inspiration of the divine feminine, humor, song and ritual movement as ways of celebrating wholeness. She has taught at Esalen and Naropa Institute, facilitates women’s groups, singing circles as well as intuitive process painting retreats.

Bill Kauth was working as a psychotherapist and business consultant in 1984 when he conceived and co-founded the New Warrior Training Adventure, not presented by the ManKind Project to nearly 50,000 men in 40 centers in 8 countries around the world. He is the author of A Circle of Men: The Original Manual for Men’s Support Groups. As a social inventor over the last two decades, Bill also co-founded the Spiritual Warrior, Inner King Trainings and the Warrior-Monk training retreats.
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Bradford KeeneyBradford Keeney, Ph.D. The Bushman Way of Tracking God (54:14) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
Bradford Keeney, Ph.D. is an American psychotherapist, ethnographer, and cybernetician. He has been called "an all-American shaman, the Marco Polo of psychology, and an anthropologist of the spirit" by the editors of Utne Reader. Author of more than thirty books in the fields of psychotherapy, cybernetics, and ethnographies of healing traditions, many of his works are considered classics in their fields. www.shakingmedicine.com

Kathy KellyKathy Kelly: Voices for Creative Nonviolence (53:40)
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Kathy Kelly is an American peace activist, pacifist and author, one of the founding members of Voices in the Wilderness, and currently a co-coordinator of Voices for Creative Nonviolence. As part of peace team-work in several countries, she has traveled to Iraq twenty-six times, notably remaining in combat zones during the early days of both US-Iraq wars. She has been arrested more than sixty times at home and abroad, and written of her experiences among targets of U.S. military bombardment and inmates of U.S. prisons. Kathy has had several nominations for the Nobel Peace Prize. vcnv.org/kathy-kelly

William Keepin PhDInterfaith Spirituality with Mirabai Starr, Rev. Matthew Wright, Yogacharya Ellen Grace O'Brian & William Keepin PhD (1:47:44) listen (to download, right click and "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")

Mirabai Starr writes fiction, creative non-fiction and contemporary translations of sacred literature. She teaches Philosophy and World Religions at the University of New Mexico-Taos and teaches and speaks widely on contemplative practice and inter-spiritual dialog. She has received critical acclaim for her revolutionary new translations of "Dark Night of the Soul" by 16th century Spanish mystic St. John of the Cross, and "The Interior Castle" and "The Book of My Life," by St. Teresa of Avila. Mirabai’s newest book, "God of Love: A Guide to the Heart of Judaism, Christianity and Islam," positions her at the vanguard of the emerging “Interspiritual Movement.” www.mirabaistarr.com

Rev. Matthew Wright, M.Div. is an ordained Episcopal priest, a Sufi dervish of the Mevlevi Order, and an initiate in the Ramakrishna Order of Vedanta. At age 28, he is a leading young voice within the emerging field of inter-spirituality and multiple religious belonging.  He currently lives with The Community of the Holy Spirit in Brewster, NY, and is the author of a pioneering essay, Reshaping Religion: Interspirituality and Multiple Religious Belonging.

Yogacharya Ellen Grace O'Brian is the Spiritual Director of the Center for Spiritual Enlightenment (CSE) with headquarters in San Jose, California, now in its 32nd year of service. CSE is a ministry in the spiritual tradition of Kriya Yoga that serves people from all faith backgrounds who are seeking Self- and God-realization. Yogacharya O’Brian is the author of several books on meditation and spiritual practice including Living the Eternal Way: Spiritual Meaning and Practice in Daily Life, and is the Editor of Enlightenment Journal, a quarterly yoga magazine as well as author of CD lessons on the classic spiritual works: The Gospel of Thomas, The Bhagavad Gita and The Upanishads. She is a frequent speaker at conferences and retreats both nationally and internationally on the value of meditation for seekers of spiritual truth and the importance of ethical and spiritual awakening to contribute to world peace. www.CSEcenter.org
 
William Keepin PhD, is co-founder of the Satyana Institute and founder of the Gender Reconciliation International project, which leads workshops for healing and reconciliation between women and men. A mathematical physicist with thirty scientific publications on sustainable energy and global warming, he became a whistleblower in nuclear science policy. He has trained extensively in spiritual traditions the East and West for over three decades. Will is a Fellow of the Findhorn Foundation and adjunct faculty of Holy Names University.  He also leads contemplative retreats on the emerging inter-spirituality that bridges major world religions and science. He is the author of Divine Duality and coauthor of several other books. www.GRworld.org

Jeff KaneCynthia Brix and Will Keepin on Gender Reconciliation: This is a special event that will be aired on See Jane Do with Elisa Parker and Michael Stone (51:06)
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We will be talking about the Gender Reconciliation work and the upcoming course to be held at University of Earth with its co-founders.

Will Keepin PhD.Will Keepin PhD.: Healing the Wounds between Men, Women and the Earth
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William Keepin PhD, is co-founder of the Satyana Institute and founder of the Gender Reconciliation International project, which leads workshops for healing and reconciliation between women and men. A mathematical physicist with thirty scientific publications on sustainable energy and global warming, he became a whistleblower in nuclear science policy. He has trained extensively in spiritual traditions the East and West for over three decades. Will is a Fellow of the Findhorn Foundation and adjunct faculty of Holy Names University. He also leads contemplative retreats on the emerging inter- spirituality that bridges major world religions and science. He is the author of Divine Duality and coauthor of several other books. summit.summerofpeace.net

Peter M. McCarthyPeter McCarthy: Adrenaline Nation: How Chronic Stress is Ruining Our Health and Bankrupting our Economy
with Kim Kinjo
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Peter M. McCarthy earned his Doctorate in Traditional Naturopathy from Trinity College of Natural Health in 2003, and was nationally board certified in 2005. He is also CEO of AHI Productions, which launched the first television network devoted to natural health and green living, and is Chair of the Texas Health Freedom Coalition. http://www.adrenaline-nation.com/

kim KinjoKim Kinjo graduated from the California College of Ayurveda in 2008 as a Clinical Ayurvedic Specialist.  Her introduction into Ayurveda came through Candis Cantin of EverGreen Herb Garden and Learning Center in Placerville, CA.  This was an Integrative Herbology Course combining Western, Chinese and Indian herbs within the framework of Ayurveda.  Kim has been a Certified Massage Therapist for 21 years and her practice is located downtown Nevada City where she offers health consultations, herbs, massage and Ayurvedic body therapies.  Her focus is helping people to nourish, strengthen and de-stress their nervous systems.  http://kimkinjo.com

Jeff KleinJeff Klein: Working for Good (49:41) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
Jeff Klein is the CEO of Cause Alliance Marketing, an organization that designs and produces collaborative cause-related marketing programs that address social issues while fulfilling the business objectives of alliance partners. He currently serves as Executive Director for FLOW, a nonprofit dedicated to "liberating the entrepreneurial spirit for good." www.workingforgood.com

Lierre Keith & Derrick JensenLierre Keith and Derrick Jensen: Deep Green Resistance
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Lierre Keith is an American writer, radical feminist, food activist, and radical environmentalist. Keith's most recent book The Vegetarian Myth: Food, Justice, and Sustainability is an examination of the ecological effects of agriculture and vegetarianism.  Keith is associated with the Deep Green Resistance movement. Her views have attracted negative attention from some vegetarians, what one journalist has called a "Vegan War". Keith is currently working on a book with Aric McBay and Derrick Jensen about "resistance strategy" as part of the Deep Green Resistance movement. http://www.lierrekeith.com

Derrick Jensen is an American author and environmental activist. Jensen has published several books questioning and critiquing contemporary society and its values. Jensen is a leading voice of cultural dissent. He explores the nature of injustice, how civilizations devastate the natural world, and how human beings retreat into denial at the destruction of the planet. His work examines the central question, “If the destruction of the natural world isn’t making us happy, then why are we doing it?” Jensen and Keith are the authors of the soon to be released Deep Green Resistance http://www.derrickjensen.org

www.satyana.orgCynthia Brix and Will Keepin: Healing the wounds that separate men and women
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Will Keepin, Ph.D.,  President, Executive Director and co-founder of the Satyana Institute.  He also started the Power of Reconciliation project (formerly Gender Reconciliation), which has organized intensive gatherings in six countries for healing and reconciliation between women and men. A mathematical physicist with thirty scientific publications on sustainable energy and global warming, he presented testimony to European and Australian parliaments and the US House of Representatives. Will is author of Divine Duality: The Power of Reconciliation Between Women and Men. www.satyana.org

Cynthia Brix, M.Div, MA., Program Director of Satyana Institute.  Cynthia is an interfaith minister specializing in international peacemaking, and spiritual direction for young adults.  She is co-founder of the Women’s Spiritual Mastery project, and she co-directs the Power of Reconciliation project.  A long-time student of Eknath Easwaran's Passage Meditation, Cynthia leads retreats on interfaith spirituality, and she is adjunct faculty at Holy Names University.  Cynthia is contributing author of Divine Duality: The Power of Reconciliation between Women and Men, and co-author of Women Healing Women. www.satyana.org

Cynthia Brix & Will KeepinWill Keepin, Ph.D., & Cynthia Brix, M.Div, MA., Divine Duality: The Power of Reconciliation between Women & Men
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Will Keepin, Ph.D., President and Executive Director.  Will co-founded the Satyana Institute in 1996, and founded its Power of Reconciliation project (formerly Gender Reconciliation), which has organized more than fifty intensive gatherings in six countries for healing and reconciliation between women and men. A mathematical physicist with thirty scientific publications on sustainable energy and global warming, he presented testimony to European and Australian parliaments and the US House of Representatives. Will is author of Divine Duality: The Power of Reconciliation Between Women and Men. www.satyana.org

Cynthia Brix, M.Div, MA., Program Director.  Cynthia is an interfaith minister specializing in international peacemaking, and spiritual direction for young adults.  She is co-founder of the Women’s Spiritual Mastery project, and she co-directs the Power of Reconciliation project.  A long-time student of Eknath Easwaran's Passage Meditation, Cynthia leads retreats on interfaith spirituality, and she is adjunct faculty at Holy Names University.  Cynthia is contributing author of Divine Duality: The Power of Reconciliation between Women and Men, and co-author of Women Healing Women. www.satyana.org

Dennis KlocekDennis Klocek: Climate: The Soul of the Earth
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Dennis Klocek is director of the Consciousness Studies Program "Goethean Studies" at Rudolf Steiner College in Sacramento CA. Dennis is engaged in research, teaching, and writing in many fields, including weather, gardening, color therapy, meditation and the human organism, embryology, and sensory transformation.  His books include Bio-Dynamic Book of Moons, Weather and Cosmology, Drawing from the Book of Nature, Seeking Spirit Vision, and Climate: Soul of the Earth.  Dennis also oversees Doc Weather, "a unique website that is based on a climatic technique that interfaces daily weather data from the National Weather Service into a geometrical system that is the result of twenty-four years of experimental work. www.dennisklocek.com

David KortenDr. David C. Korten: The Great Turning (46:23) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
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. His most recent book is The Great Turning: From Empire to Earth Community. For more go to www.davidkorten.org

David Korten, Sarah Ruth van Gelder, Dot MaverDavid Korten, Sarah Van Gelder and Dot Maver: Global Peace, a Possibility (1:29:24)
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Dr. David C. Korten is an author, teacher, publisher and lecturer, David has over thirty-five years of experience in preeminent business, academic, and international development institutions. His most recent book is The Great Turning: From Empire to Earth Community. www.davidkorten.org
Sarah Ruth van Gelder is co-founder and executive editor of YES! A Journal of Positive Futures, which explore possibilities and practical steps towards a more just, sustainable and compassionate world.
Dr. Dot Maver is the president and CEO of Peace Partnership International, which works to forge alliances with government, business and civil society to co-create a culture of peace. Dot served as the National Campaign Manager for the 2004 Dennis Kucinich for President campaign. www.peacepartintl.org

David KortenDr. David C. Korten: Agenda for a New Economy (59:32) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
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. www.davidkorten.org

Movement as MedicineMovement as Medicine: Cancer and Dance a Healing Story (57:26)
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with special guests: Bella Dreizler, Georgia Kukowski, and Nandi Szabo, M.A., ADTR
Bella Dreizler lives in Sacramento where she has practiced physical therapy more than 40 years.  She’s also a certified yoga teacher & 5Rhythms instructor, a facilitation mistress witnessing and celebrating people moving toward freedom.  Bella has spent an entire lifetime fermenting this mix of movement medicine, and brings a body wisdom infused with heart and soul to the dance floor, the yoga mat and the treatment table.  For more information about her world visit www.bodyjoy.net

Georgia Kukowski is a cancer patient and mother of two young children. Last August she discovered a lump in her right breast. Georgia was a full-time student running her own business and had no insurance. She was in no-woman's land of insurance, not having it and the same time now having a "pre-existing condition." and ended up waiting for over four months on a biopsy funding wait-list. She was diagnosed with breast cancer. After a series of diagnostic tests, and one round of strong chemo, it became clear that the cancer had spread and she was labeled" incurable." Then she discovered movement as medicine. We will be talking about how movement has transformed her life…

Nandi Szabo, M.A., ADTR, is an expressive arts therapist and registered dance movement therapist, having established programs in hospitals, mental health agencies and schools for the last 24 years.  She combines training in psychology, art and movement to provide individual and group experiences that offers a creative feedback system and a place to clarify and transform feelings through movement and art.  She currently teaches courses  “The Psychology of Creativity, Intuition and Problem Solving” and “ The Heroic Journey”  and "The Psychology of Death and Dying" at Sacramento City College.

David T. Kylen Ph.D.David Kyle, Ph.D: Awakening to the Machine Culture and becoming a Holy Mechanic
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David T. Kyle, Ph.D, has taught and consulted through out the world. His work focuses on Executive Development Leadership. He is a founder and past Chairman of the board for the Foundation for Russian/American Cooperation located in Seattle, WA. Besides consulting in various kinds of organizations he works with Sacred teaching and healing practices, particularly those of the high Andean tradition. With both individuals and groups he explores the psychological and spiritual traditions of living and working in supportive and creative communities and groups. He has published two books, Human Robots and Holy Mechanics and The Four Powers of Leadership. He is a lover of high wild places and lives with his partner, Patt, in the Foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. www.lindandkyle.com/david.html

Patt Lind-KylePatt Lind-Kyle:  Heal Your Mind Rewire Your Brain (49:43) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
Pat is a teacher, consultant, and innovator in the use of brain/mind research to teach people meditation and mental tools for transforming their lives and communities. She has a passion to question, explore, research and then create programs and methods that enhance the lives of others. www.healrewireyourbrain.com

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Osprey Orielle LakeOsprey Orielle Lake: Women's Earth and Climate Caucus
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Osprey Orielle Lake is Founder and President of the Women's Earth and Climate Caucus where she is working nationally and internationally with grassroots leaders, policy-makers, business people, and scientists to promote resilient communities, foster a post-carbon energy future, while also addressing societal transformation. She is the Founder and Co-Director of the International Women's Earth and Climate Initiative, an advisor to the International Eco-Cities Framework and Standards Initiative, and is on the Legislative Assistance and International Advocacy Working Groups of the Global Alliance for the Rights of Nature. Osprey is also a world renowned artist and Sculpture. She is the author of Uprising for the Earth: Reconnecting Culture with Nature. www.ospreyoriellelake.com

Osprey Orielle LakeOsprey Orielle Lake, MA: Uprisings For the Earth: Reconnecting Culture with Nature
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Osprey Orielle Lake, is a lifelong advocate of social and environmental justice issues. She is the Director of the Women's Earth and Climate Caucus, on the governing Board of Praxis Peace Institute and an advisor to the International Eco-Cities Standards initiative. Osprey has traveled to five continents studying ancient and modern cultures while making presentations at international conferences and universities. Her themes concern new cultural narratives and the way public imagery and stories either enhance or distance our relationship with the Earth. Her book, Uprisings for the Earth: Reconnecting Culture with Nature, has just been released. www.ospreyoriellelake.com

Linda LantieriLinda Lantieri: Building Emotional Intelligence (45:08) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")Joanna Macy: Buddhist Linda Lantieri is a Fulbright Scholar, keynote speaker, and internationally known expert in social and emotional learning and conflict resolution, Linda Lantieri, serves as Director of The Inner Resilience Program, co-founder of the Resolving Conflict Creatively Program (RCCP) and is one of the founding board members of the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL). www.lindalantieri.org

Barbara LarsenBarbara Larsen: Movement with Meaning (48:49)
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Barbara Larsen, MA., Ed. is the creator and author of Movement with Meaning. She has been working in the field of dementia care since 1985.  Over the past 25 years, Barbara's experience has encompassed working with individuals with memory loss, family caregivers, and health care professionals in a variety of settings.  She has written numerous articles and presented Movement with Meaning at the annual conferences of organizations such as the Greater Sacramento Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association, the American Society on Aging, and the California Association of Assisted Living Facilities. Barbara is the Chair and co-founding member of the Elder-Care Providers' Coalition in Nevada County. www.movementwithmeaningalz.com

Gail LarsenGail Larsen: If You Want to Change the World, Tell a Better Story (52:15)
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Gail Larsen is a communications coach, speaker and workshop leader, group facilitator, and an award-winning entrepreneur. She founded Real Speaking in 1991 to support her clients in mining the deep well of their life experience and self-expression to become powerful platform speakers. www.realspeaking.net

David CrowJanet Larsen & Matthew Stein: Making Shift Happen (53:49) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
Janet Larsen, is the Director of Research for the Earth Policy Institute, working with Lester Brown on Plan B 4.0 Mobilizing to Save Civilization. She is a co-author of The Earth Policy Reader and has written on topics ranging from natural resources availability to population growth and climate change. www.earth-policy.org
David CrowMatthew Stein is the author of the highly praised book When Technology Fails a comprehensive manual on sustainable living skills. As the owner of Stein Design & Construction, he has built hurricane resistant, energy efficient and environmentally friendly homes. www.whentechfails.com

Jesse LavaJesse Lava: A Special Report on the Koch Brothers
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Jesse Lava was the campaign manager for the Koch Brothers Exposed investigation and film. Currently, Jesse heads the Beyond Bars campaign to curb mass incarceration. His work includes strategic planning, producing videos, writing articles, and forging partnerships with groups working to make a positive difference in this field. Jesse@bravenewfoundation.org

Kathy LemayKathy Lemay: Financing Social Change
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Kathy LeMay is the founder, president, and CEO of Raising Change, which helps organizations raise capital to advance social change agendas and individuals create Generosity Plans to help change the world. LeMay, who began her global activism in war-torn Yugoslavia where she worked with women survivors of the siege and rape-genocide camps, has been a social change fundraiser for 15 years, raising more than $150 million dollars in the fields of women's human rights, hunger and poverty relief, and movement building. In addition she has directed an additional $100 million in philanthropic dollars to organizations working to make a difference. www.raisingchange.com

Melanie Lenart
Melanie Lenart, Ph.D Life in the Hothouse: How a Living Planet Survives Climate Change
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An award-winning journalist, Melanie Lenart, Ph.D., is an environmental scientist and writer specializing in climate change and forests. As a scientist, she studied forest dynamics in China, Colorado, and Puerto Rico, where she lived during two major hurricanes. She was involved in an Arizona agricultural experiment testing how plants responded to elevated levels of carbon dioxide, the main greenhouse gas responsible for the ongoing warming of the planet. www.u.arizona.edu/~mlenart/index.php

Melanie Lenart, Ph.D; Roger Pielke, Jr.; and Jim Miller Ph.DMelanie Lenart, Ph.D; Roger Pielke, Jr.; and Jim Miller Ph.D on our Climate and Changing Ecosystem…
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Melanie Lenart, Ph.D., is an award-winning journalist, is environmental scientist and writer specializing in climate change and forests. As a scientist, she studied forest dynamics in China, Colorado, and Puerto Rico, where she lived during two major hurricanes. She was involved in an Arizona agricultural experiment testing how plants responded to elevated levels of carbon dioxide, the main greenhouse gas responsible for the ongoing warming of the planet. www.melanielenart.com

Roger Pielke, Jr. is a professor of environmental studies at the Center for Science and Technology Policy Research at the University of Colorado at Boulder. He also has appointments as a Visiting Senior Fellow, Mackinder Programme, London School of Economics and Senior Visiting Fellow at the Consortium for Science, Policy and Outcomes at Arizona State University. Pielke is also a Senior Fellow of The Breakthrough Institute, a progressive think tank. His latest book is The Climate Fix: What Scientists and Politicians won't tell you about Global Warming. http://sciencepolicy.colorado.edu/about_us/meet_us/roger_pielke/

Jim Miller, Phd is a professor of Climate Modeling and Climate Change at Rutgers University.  He is co-editor of "Scientists Debate Gaia: The Next Century".  Miller's current work focuses on the effects of climate dynamics on the Arctic and the Tibetan Plateau. He has been involved in PlanSmart New Jersey's Climate Change Report: Protecting New Jersey's Natural Capital. http://www.newschool.edu/nssr/faculty.aspx?id=10346

Noah LevineNoah Levine: Practices for Spiritual Revolutionaries
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Noah Levine, the author of Dharma Punx, is a Buddhist teacher, counselor, and writer who moved from a life of addiction and crime to one of service. He has been practicing Buddhist meditation since 1988, was trained to teach by Jack Kornfield, and leads meditation groups and workshops nationally as well as in Juvenile halls and prisons. Levin has helped thousands of young people find freedom from suffering and self-destruction. www.dharmapunx.com

Generation Waking Up! logoYouth on the Move: Part One: Generation Wake Up: How A New Generation Of Young People Is Coming Of Age And Changing Our World www.generationwakingup.org
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Joshua Gorman
is a lifelong student of human development and transformational education with a focus on providing young people the experiences, knowledge, and skills they need to thrive in the twenty-first century. He serves on the Board of Directors for the Global Youth Action Network, and in 2008 co-founded Global Passageways, a network of individuals and organizations working in youth development and contemporary rites of passage. He is the Co-Coordinator of Generation Waking Up, and is also working to complete a book titled Generation Waking Up: How A New Generation Of Young People Is Coming Of Age And Changing Our World.

Valerie Love is a young changemaker in the areas of youth empowerment, sustainability, and vibrant local economies. She has managed campaigns at Clean Water Action, worked to build local food systems with Buy Fresh Buy Local, consulted with local governments to increase socially and environmentally responsible purchasing, and facilitated workshops exploring transformational
leadership for social change. Currently, Valerie works with Generation Waking Up on the development of the WakeUp experience, an interactive, multimedia, peer-led educational workshop that moves young people into inspired action.

Piya Banerjee graduated with a B.A. in Finance and International Business from the University of Washington. She has worked a variety of positions post-graduation including Management Consultant, GMAT Instructor, and Public Relations and Development Manager for an education-based non-profit in Hyderabad, India. She is also a lifelong student of human development, yoga, and music and now works as a Core Team member of Generation Waking Up.

Part Two: Waging Nonviolence
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Waging Nonviolence is a source for news, analysis, and original reporting about nonviolent activism, as well as for discussion of the theory behind it. www.wagingnonviolence.org

Bryan Farrell is a New York-based writer and editor for Waging Nonviolence, ablog that covers nonviolent action around the world. His work has also appeared in The Guardian, The Nation, Mother Jones, Slate, Grist and Earth Island Journal.

Eric Stoner is a New York-based freelance journalist and an adjunct professor at St. Peter's College. His articles have appeared in The Guardian, Mother Jones, The Nation, The Huffington Post, Sojourners, In These Times, and the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, among other publications. He edits and writes for Waging Nonviolence, a blog that covers nonviolent actions and campaigns around the world.

Part Three: The Boys to Men Project: with Barry Friedman
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Boys to Men was created to guide adolescent boys on their journey to manhood. Their mission is to help boys become better men.
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Jeff LowenfelsJeff Lowenfels: Teaming With Nutrients, The Organic Gardener's Guide to Plant Nutrition (52:01)
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Jeff Lowenfels is an international proponent of Organics.He is also the award winning author of  “Teaming With Microbes: The Organic Gardener’s Guide to The Soil Food Web,” reviewed as one of the most important garden books written in the past 25 years “and perhaps ever.” http://teamingwithmicrobes.com

Sister LucySister Lucy: InterSpirituality in Action (54:21)
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Sister Lucy Kurien is founder of Maher, an interfaith and caste-free organization that provides shelter and care to destitute and battered women and children, in Maharashtra, India.  Currently, Maher has 24 homes in central and southern India, where nearly 600 children and more than 180 women are residents.
While a devoted Catholic Christian, Sister Lucy has an unshakable faith in confluence of religions of the world in attaining human well-being. She established Maher as an inter-faith organization, which seeks the help and blessing of all religions and faiths in its work for the weak and poor around. http://www.maherashram.org

Arkan LushwalaArkan Lushwala: The Time of the Black Jaguar (54:18)
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Arkan Lushwala was born in Arequipa, Peru and since young age trained to be a healer and to lead sacred ceremonies. Arkan moved to North America to learn the spiritual path of the Lakota. Now he have permission to conduct Lakota ceremonies as well as ceremonies from the Andes, one of his elders being from the K'ero nation. During the last 8 years he been fully dedicated to doing ceremonies around the world for the healing of Mother Earth, and sharing with people of all cultures the wisdom of his ancestors in order to contribute to all humanity recovering the memory of how to live healthy and in peace on this planet. Last year Arkan published, The Time of the Black Jaguar.


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Joanna MacyJoanna Macy: Active Hope: How to face the mess we're in without going crazy
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Ecophilosopher Joanna Macy, Ph.D., is a scholar of Buddhism, general systems theory, and deep ecology. A respected voice in the movements for peace, justice, and ecology she interweaves her scholarship with five decades of activism. As the root teacher of the Work That Reconnects, she has created a groundbreaking theortical framework for personal and social change, as well as a powerful workshop methodology for its application. www.joanamacy.net

Joanna MacyJoanna Macy: On War and Peace
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Buddhist Scholar, Systems Theorist, Ecologist, Teacher, and Activist. Joanna addresses the reasons for the grief, fear, sadness, uncertainty, and numbness that prevail in modern life and keeps bringing attention back to what is sacred and true: the wondrously interconnected and intelligent web of life. Joanna is just returning from a 3-month meditation. For more go to www.joannamacy.net

Joanna Macy Joanna Macy: The Great Turning (19:31) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
Joanna is a Buddhist Scholar, Systems Theorist, Ecologist, Teacher, and Activist. www.joannamacy.net



Joanna MacyJoanna Macy: Lessons from Rumi
(48:11) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")Joanna Macy: Buddhist Scholar, Systems Theorist, Ecologist, Teacher, and Activist. Joanna addresses the reasons for the grief, fear, sadness, uncertainty, and numbness that prevail in modern life and keeps bringing attention back to what is sacred and true: the wondrously interconnected and intelligent web of life. www.joannamacy.net

Joanna MacyJoanna Macy: World As Lover, World As Self (42:17) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
Buddhist Scholar, Systems Theorist, Ecologist, Teacher, and Activist. Joanna addresses the reasons for the grief, fear, sadness, uncertainty, and numbness that prevail in modern life and keeps bringing attention back to what is sacred and true: the wondrously interconnected and intelligent web of life. For more go to www.joannamacy.net

Julie McIntyre & Veronica MonetJulie McIntyre & Veronica Monet: Nature, Intimacy and Sexual Energy
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Julie McIntyre is the director for the Center for Earth Relations and for the past fifteen years has worked with the Sacred Pipe, Medicine Wheel, and Vision Quests in facilitating closer human bonding with the Earth. Devoted to helping people reclaim their ecological identity, Julie teaches adults, young adults and children on the sacredness of Earth relations, the heart as the organ of perception, the ecstatic path, healing shame, medical herbology, and ecological reclamation of the soul. She currently has a private Holistic Health practice working with Herbal medicine, sacred Plant Medicine, and spiritual mentoring. www.gaianstudies.org also: www.sexandtheintelligenceoftheheart.com

Ed TickFarmageddon
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Farmageddon is a powerful film documenting the U.S. government’s constant attacks on innocent farmers and consumers in an attempt to protect massive corporate interests. When the government controls the food you eat and the healthcare you receive, sickness is pervasive – this is exactly what has happened in the U.S.”
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Kristin Canty
Kristin Canty is the Director/Producer of Farmageddon; The Unseen War on American Family Farms. When Kristin learned that farmers and co-ops all over the country were increasingly getting raided by the government, she set out to make a film about it. She hopes that when people see it, it can change the tide of public pressure so that our government stops harassing and adding costly burdens to our small, organic farmers.
Cathe' Fish
Cathe’ Fish is the Leader of the local Gold Country chapter of the Weston A. Price Foundation, Director of Practical Permaculture Research Institute, a Permaculture Designer, Consultant and Teacheras well as a Local Food Activist in Nevada County.
Mark McAfee, CEO, Managing Member
Founder of Organic Pastures Dairy, Mark is internationally recognized as an expert in raw milk production, and has spoken in over fifteen states and three countries on the subject. He invented the first -dietary supplements- made from fresh raw colostrum, and secured their certification from the FDA and DHS. Mark created and published the first international raw milk safety standards at www.rawusa.org

Gary MalkinGary Malkin: Innertainment: Media Medicine for the Mind, Heart, and Soul
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Gary Malkin is an emmy award-winning composer/producer and performer dedicated to making a difference in the world by participating in projects that inspire the heart and catalyze social change. Gary is launching a new genre in media, something he calls "Innertainment: Media Medicine for the Mind, Heart, and Soul." His hope and prayer is that we can begin to understand how media, like anything, is a form of energy that either inspires or robs us of our core well-being. garymalkin.com

Joseph M. Marshall IIIJoseph M. Marshall III: The Lakota Way
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Joseph M. Marshall III was born and raised on the Rosebud Sioux Reservation and holds a PhD from the reservation university, which he helped to establish. The award-winning author of ten books, including Hundred in the Hand, The Lakota Way, and The Journey of Crazy Horse, he has also contributed to various publications and written several screenplays. His first language is Lakota, he handcrafts primitive Lakota bows and arrows, and he is a specialist in wilderness survival. www.josephmarshall.com

Chris MartensonChris Martenson: Crash Course
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Chris Martenson is an economic researcher and futurist who speaks to audiences around the world on his Crash Course, a positive vision for how our lives can become more balanced, resilient, and sustainable. Chris began his career as a scientist, earning his PhD in Pathology from Duke Universtiy and an MBA from Cornell. He became vice president of a large international fortune 300 company and was living the American Dream. Chris was jolted out of complacency in 2001 and used his background in finance to investigate the working of our monetary system. This led to his Crash Course, which has received more than 2 million hits on the internet. ChrisMartenson.com

Vin MartiVinn Marti: Soul Motion (55:12) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
Award winning performer, choreographer, and designer of the dance practice, Soul Motion™, Vinn Martí served as co-director of Portland Oregon's innovative movement arts studio, Body Moves for 18 years. Vinn now leads workshops and seminars internationally teaching Soul Motion™, a movement ministry of conscious dance as a design for experiencing movement as meditation. www.soulmotion.com

Robert Augustus MastersRobert Augustus Masters: Emotional Intimacy (52:43)
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Robert Augustus Masters is a transformational guide, relationship expert, psychospiritual teacher, and the author of 14 books including Spiritual Bypassing and Emotional Intimacy: A Comprehensive Guide for Connecting with the Power of your Emotions. http://robertmasters.com

SYRCL Wild and Scenic Film FestivalSaving our Planets’ Rivers plus an overview of the SYRCL Wild and Scenic Film Festival (51:53)
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James Q. Martin: Born from a love of wild places, James Q. Martin captures the contagious energy of adventurous souls and transforms it into lasting images. Q’s photography conveys the dynamic relationship between athlete and place inspiring simultaneous respect for the athlete and the natural world. Whether it’s on the sheer side of a Yosemite wall, a remote village in Chile, or the city streets of a mountain town, he is always in search of that decisive moment. http://www.jamesqmartin.com   

Shana Maziarz is the Creative Director of the Wild & Scenic Film Festival.  She has a BA from Prescott College and an Ed.M from Harvard University.  She has been a college professor, high school principal, farmer, milkmaid, and baker. She spent a decade as an outdoor educator and another handful running incredible non-profits.  She spends a disproportionate amount of time playing in the snow and is happiest when encountering wild animals on their terms, going downhill fast and riding her bike at night. http://www.wildandscenicfilmfestival.org

Jane Baldwin
is a photographer based in Sonoma Valley, California. Through photographs and field recordings, Jane Baldwin explores the role of women in the indigenous cultures of the Omo River Valley. Initially, Jane went to photograph, but she quickly became immersed in the lives of the women of that region. Since 2005, she has made annual trips to visit these women and seek a deeper understanding of their cultures and the issues they face as development encroaches.  For more information please visit her website www.janebaldwin.com 

Jason Rainey is the Executive Director of International Rivers, where he leads a global river advocacy organization with offices in California, Brazil, South Africa, India and Thailand.  Jason's advocacy began as a student working on college divestment campaigns against the South African apartheid regime in the early 1990's and his passion for rivers and ecosystem restoration is borne out of his experiences within the Yuba River Watershed.  Jason served as Executive Director of the South Yuba River Citizens League (SYRCL) from 2005-2011. http://www.internationalrivers.org

Charles Durrett & Kathryn McCamantCharles Durrett & Kathryn McCamant: On Building Community (60:01)
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McCamant & Durrett Architects is an architecture and consulting firm with offices in Nevada City, California. The husband-and-wife team of Katie McCamant and Charles Durrett has become well known nationally and internationally for the design of cohousing communities, childcare facilities, pedestrian-friendly town planning, sustainable design and development consulting. Since 1987 the firm has provided complete architectural services for a wide range of clients. Their most recent book "Creating Cohousing: Building Sustainable Communities" was released in 2011. http://cohousingco.com

Peter M. McCarthyPeter McCarthy: Adrenaline Nation: How Chronic Stress is Ruining Our Health and Bankrupting our Economy
with Kim Kinjo
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Peter M. McCarthy earned his Doctorate in Traditional Naturopathy from Trinity College of Natural Health in 2003, and was nationally board certified in 2005. He is also CEO of AHI Productions, which launched the first television network devoted to natural health and green living, and is Chair of the Texas Health Freedom Coalition. http://www.adrenaline-nation.com/

kim KinjoKim Kinjo graduated from the California College of Ayurveda in 2008 as a Clinical Ayurvedic Specialist.  Her introduction into Ayurveda came through Candis Cantin of EverGreen Herb Garden and Learning Center in Placerville, CA.  This was an Integrative Herbology Course combining Western, Chinese and Indian herbs within the framework of Ayurveda.  Kim has been a Certified Massage Therapist for 21 years and her practice is located downtown Nevada City where she offers health consultations, herbs, massage and Ayurvedic body therapies.  Her focus is helping people to nourish, strengthen and de-stress their nervous systems.  http://kimkinjo.com

Robert McChesneyRobert McChesney: Digital Disconnect: How Capitalism is turning the Internet against Democracy (34:01)
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Robert McChesney is considered one of the leading voices on media reform in America today. McChesney is the Founder, President and Board Chairman of Free Press, "a national nonpartisan organization working to increase informed public participation in crucial media policy debates, and to generate policies that will produce a more competitive and public interest-oriented media system with a strong nonprofit and noncommercial sector." www.freepress.net

Julie McIntyre & Veronica MonetJulie McIntyre & Veronica Monet: Nature, Intimacy and Sexual Energy
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Julie McIntyre is the director for the Center for Earth Relations and for the past fifteen years has worked with the Sacred Pipe, Medicine Wheel, and Vision Quests in facilitating closer human bonding with the Earth. Devoted to helping people reclaim their ecological identity, Julie teaches adults, young adults and children on the sacredness of Earth relations, the heart as the organ of perception, the ecstatic path, healing shame, medical herbology, and ecological reclamation of the soul. She currently has a private Holistic Health practice working with Herbal medicine, sacred Plant Medicine, and spiritual mentoring. www.gaianstudies.org also: www.sexandtheintelligenceoftheheart.com

Bill McKibbenBill McKibben: Making a life on a touch new planet
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Bill McKibben is an American environmentalist and writer who frequently writes about global warming, alternative energy and localized economies. In 2010 the Boston Globe called him "probably the nation's leading environmentalist" and Time magazine described him as "the world's best green journalist. He is the founder of 350.org He is also the author of many books including The End of Nature which has been translated into 20 languages and his latest Earth: making a life on a tough new planet. www.billmckibben.com

Bill Ryerson
Bill Ryerson, Laurie Mazur & David Poindexter: Population (50:21) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
William Ryerson is the founder and president of Population Media center and has a 37-year history of working in the field of reproductive health using behavior change communications in various cultural settings worldwide. He has also been involved in the design of research of numerous projects to measure the effects of such projects.
Laurie Mazur
Laurie Mazur is the editor of A Pivotal Moment: Population, Justice & The Environmental Challenge, is the director of the Population Justice Project, and has worked for years as an independent writer and consultant specializing in population, environment, and sexual and reproductive health and rights issues.
David Poindexter
David Poindexter is Population Media Center’s Honorary Chair, has 38 years of experience in designing and implementing reproductive health communications programs in developing countries, using the entertainment-education methodology created by Miguel Sabido.

Jason F MclennanJason F Mclennan and Lynn Simon: Green Architecture (48:58) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
Jason is a national leader in the green architecture movement and is considered a thought leader in sustainability. Jason is the CEO of the Cascadia Green Building Council based in Seattle, Washington. He began Ecotone Publishing to provide information to the design community and building industry about finding a path to a sustainable future. He is the author of The Philosophy of Sustainable Design, and the Dumb Architect’s Guide to Glazing Selection as well as a co-author of the Ecological Engineer. www.cascadiagbc.org
Jason F MclennanLynn N. Simon, FAIA, LEED AP, is President of Simon & Associates, Inc., Green Building Consultants, which she established in 1994. Lynn is a green building pioneer. As a leading authority in the industry Lynn has been at the forefront of the sustainable design movement since 1989. www.greenbuild.com

Karla McLarenKarla McLaren: The Art of Empathy (51:26)
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Karla McLaren is an award-winning author and empath whose ground-breaking approach to the emotions has taken her through the healing of her own childhood trauma into an empathic healing career, and now into the study of sociology, neurology, and cognitive and social psychology. Karla has taught thousands of people through her four books and five audio learning sets, and at such venues as the Omega Institute, Naropa University, and the Institute of Noetic Sciences. karlamclaren.com

Nipun MehtaNipun Mehta: Gift economies of the future
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Nipun Mehta is the co-founder of CharityFocus.org-- a fully volunteer-run organization that leverages technology to inspire greater volunteerism and shift our cultural ethos towards generosity. CharityFocus has grown into an incubator of "gift-economy" projects ranging from web services to a film production company to a print magazine to a restaurant; with a growing membership base of 200K, they serve millions of global viewers to their websites and send more than 50 million solicited newsletters every year. In 2005, Nipun and his wife embarked on an unscripted walking pilgrimage in India that dramatically deepened their understanding of gift-economy values. Nipun’s mission statement of his life simply reads: "Bring smiles in the world and stillness in my heart."

Larry MerculieffLarry Merculieff: Wisdom of the Elders (51:13)
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Larry Merculieff, BS, has almost four decades of experience serving his people, the Aleuts of the Pribilof Islands and other Alaska Native peoples in a number of capacities including: City Manager of St. Paul Island, Commissioner of the Alaska Department of Commerce & Economic Development, Chairman of the Board of The Aleut Corporation, and the General Manager of Central Bering Sea Fishermen’s Association. Larry is a tireless worker on issues related to cultural and community wellness, traditional ways of living, Elders, and the environment. Having had a traditional upbringing, Larry has been and continues to be a strong voice advocating the meaningful application of traditional knowledge and wisdom obtained from elders in Alaska and throughout the world in dealing with modern day challenges. nativescience.org/about/merculieff.htm

Linda Sheehan & Robin MilamLinda Sheehan & Robin Milam: Rights of Mother Earth
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Linda Sheehan is currently the Executive Director of the Earth Law Center. As Executive Director of the California Coastkeeper Alliance, she represented California's 12 Waterkeeper organizations on statewide issues. Prior to the Coastkeeper Alliance, Ms. Sheehan ran the Pacific Region Office of the Ocean Conservancy, advocating for clean coastal waters, healthy fish populations, and vibrant ocean habitats. Ms. Sheehan was recognized as a 2009 "California Coastal Hero" by Sunset Magazine and the California Coastal Commission. http://earthlawcenter.orgwww.charityfocus.org

Emmett MillerEmmett Miller: Our Culture on the Couch Seven Steps to Global Healing (56:19)
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Dr. Miller is a physician, poet, musician, and master storyteller, whose multicultural heritage has given him a unique social, medical, and spiritual perspective. In his latest book Our Culture on the Couch, Seven Steps to Global Healing, Dr. Miller performs a thorough examination, arriving at accurate diagnoses for the serious ailments that currently threaten our civilization. www.drmiller.com

Richard MillerRichard Miller, PhD: Integrative Restoration for Awakening (56:26) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")Richard Miller, PhD is a clinical psychologist and contemporary spiritual teacher in the tradition of Nondual Yoga. Richard is the founding president and CEO of the Integrative Restoration Institute, co-founder of The International Association of Yoga Therapy and founding editor of the professional Journal of IAYT. He is the author of Yoga Nidra: The Meditative Heart of Yoga. www.irest.us

Melanie Lenart, Ph.D; Roger Pielke, Jr.; and Jim Miller Ph.DMelanie Lenart, Ph.D; Roger Pielke, Jr.; and Jim Miller Ph.D on our Climate and Changing Ecosystem…
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Melanie Lenart, Ph.D., is an award-winning journalist, is environmental scientist and writer specializing in climate change and forests. As a scientist, she studied forest dynamics in China, Colorado, and Puerto Rico, where she lived during two major hurricanes. She was involved in an Arizona agricultural experiment testing how plants responded to elevated levels of carbon dioxide, the main greenhouse gas responsible for the ongoing warming of the planet. www.melanielenart.com

Roger Pielke, Jr. is a professor of environmental studies at the Center for Science and Technology Policy Research at the University of Colorado at Boulder. He also has appointments as a Visiting Senior Fellow, Mackinder Programme, London School of Economics and Senior Visiting Fellow at the Consortium for Science, Policy and Outcomes at Arizona State University. Pielke is also a Senior Fellow of The Breakthrough Institute, a progressive think tank. His latest book is The Climate Fix: What Scientists and Politicians won't tell you about Global Warming. http://sciencepolicy.colorado.edu/about_us/meet_us/roger_pielke/

Jim Miller, Phd is a professor of Climate Modeling and Climate Change at Rutgers University.  He is co-editor of "Scientists Debate Gaia: The Next Century".  Miller's current work focuses on the effects of climate dynamics on the Arctic and the Tibetan Plateau. He has been involved in PlanSmart New Jersey's Climate Change Report: Protecting New Jersey's Natural Capital. http://www.newschool.edu/nssr/faculty.aspx?id=10346

Stephen Dinan & Deeva MitchellStephen Dinan & Deeva Mitchell: Exploring the Shift Network (54:36)
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Rev. Devaa Haley Mitchell, Chief Transformation Officer, hosts Shift Network’s Inspiring Women Summit, facilitates our women’s programs, and designs facilitation and transformation strategies for many of our programs. Devaa’s background includes roles in the public benefit sector (Director at Institute of Noetic Sciences and Exec. Director of Full Circle Fund), as well as the business sector (Boston Consulting Group). Devaa was ordained as an interfaith minister by the Chaplaincy Institute and received a BA and an MA from Stanford University. She was also awarded a fellowship from the Fulbright Foundation. theshiftnetwork.com

Stephen Dinan is the CEO of The Shift Network and a member of the prestigious Transformational Leadership Council and Evolutionary Leaders groups. As the former Director of Membership and Marketing at the Institute of Noetic Sciences, he was the driving force behind the Shift in Action program, which grew to 10,000 paying members, and the One Minute Shift video series, which was seen by more than one million. He is also the author of Radical Spirit and a forthcoming book Sacred America. Stephen directed and helped to create the Esalen Institute’s Center for Theory & Research, a think tank for leading scholars, researchers, and teachers to explore human potential frontiers. theshiftnetwork.com

Phillip MoffittPhillip Moffitt: From Emotional Chaos to Clarity
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Former Esquire magazine CEO and editor in chief, Phillip Moffitt left his successful publishing career at the age of forty to embark on a path that led him to become a Buddhist meditation teacher and found the Life Balance Institute, where he trains executives and individuals in skillful living. He is co-guiding teacher at Spirit Rock Meditation Center in Northern California and the author of Dancing with Life: Buddhist Insights for Finding Meaning and Joy in Everyday Life. His latest book is Emotional Chaos toClarity: How to Live More Skillfully, Make Better Decisions, and Find Purpose in Life. www.lifebalanceinstitute.com

Julie McIntyre & Veronica MonetJulie McIntyre & Veronica Monet: Nature, Intimacy and Sexual Energy
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Julie McIntyre is the director for the Center for Earth Relations and for the past fifteen years has worked with the Sacred Pipe, Medicine Wheel, and Vision Quests in facilitating closer human bonding with the Earth. Devoted to helping people reclaim their ecological identity, Julie teaches adults, young adults and children on the sacredness of Earth relations, the heart as the organ of perception, the ecstatic path, healing shame, medical herbology, and ecological reclamation of the soul. She currently has a private Holistic Health practice working with Herbal medicine, sacred Plant Medicine, and spiritual mentoring. www.gaianstudies.org also: www.sexandtheintelligenceoftheheart.com

Dr. Paul MorganPaul A. Morgan: Transdisciplinarity, Worldview Change, and the Planetary Ecological Crisis (57:31)
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Dr. Paul Morgan is a frequent presenter at conferences and workshops related to sustainability and education.  His campus, community, and scholarly work are devoted to exploring the historical precedents, philosophical rationale, and practical means of reorienting educational institutions toward sustainability.  Dr. Morgan is the founder and director West Chester University’s undergraduate and graduate certificate programs in Education for Sustainability (EFS) and since 2011 has served as the University’s Sustainability Coordinator. He is a Professor in the Department of Professional & Secondary Education, a member of the University’s Sustainability Advisory Council, and is the faculty advisor for the University's environmental organization, EARTH.  He is currently pursuing research in education for worldview change.www.wcupa.edu

Michael Tobias & Jane MorrisonMichael Tobias & Jane Morrison (52:36)
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Michael Charles Tobias is an ecologist, author, filmmaker, historian, explorer, anthropologist, educator, non-violence activist. and president of the Dancing Star Foundation, a nonprofit organization based in California and focused on international biodiversity conservation, global environmental education, and animal protection. His works include World War III: Population and the Biosphere at the End of the Millennium, Sanctuary: Global Oases of Innocence, and the recent feature film trilogy No Vacancy, Mad Cowboy and Hotspots. www.imdb.com/name/nm0864888

Jane Gray Morrison is an ecologist whose work has taken her to over 30 countries. As a filmmaker, Ms. Morrison has produced numerous films for such networks as Discovery, PBS (where she also Co-Directed "A Day in the Life of Ireland" for Irish Television and WNET/New York) and Turner Broadcasting for which she served as Senior Producer for "Voice of the Planet," a 10-hour dramatic series based upon the history of life on Earth. Ms. Morrison recently completed a feature film documentary trilogy, "Mad Cowboy," "No Vacancy" and "Hotspots," as well as her recent short film, "Yasuní – A Meditation on Life" for the Rio+20 Summit. For eleven + years Ms. Morrison has served as the Executive Vice President of Dancing Star Foundation. www.dancingstarfoundation.org

Richard MossRichard Moss: Transforming Your Life Through the Power of Presence (53:16)
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Richard Moss, MD is an internationally respected leader in the field of inner transformation, subtle body-mind dynamics, and living a path of conscious relationships. His work is a dynamic art form that he has practiced for more than 30 years. Richard teaches us to live with an exquisite presence and gives us the tools to meet whatever life brings with strength and grace. http://richardmoss.com

Robert MossRobert Moss - October 2013 (43:47)
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Robert Moss is the creator of Active Dreaming, an original synthesis of modern dream-work and shamanism. Born in Australia, he survived three near-death experiences in childhood. He leads popular seminars all over the world, including a three-year training for teachers of Active Dreaming. A former lecturer in ancient history at the Australian National University, he is a best-selling novelist, poet, journalist and independent scholar. His nine books on dreaming, shamanism and imagination include Conscious Dreaming, Dreamways of the Iroquois, The Three "Only" Things, The Secret History of Dreaming, Dreamgates, Active Dreaming and Dreaming the Soul Back Home. www.mossdreams.com

Robert MossRobert Moss: Dreaming the Soul Back Home (56:09) listen (to download, right click and "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")

Robert Moss is the creator of Active Dreaming, an original synthesis of modern dream-work and shamanism. Born in Australia, he survived three near-death experiences in childhood. He leads popular seminars all over the world, including a three-year training for teachers of Active Dreaming. A former lecturer in ancient history at the Australian National University, he is a best-selling novelist, poet, journalist and independent scholar. His nine books on dreaming, shamanism and imagination include Conscious Dreaming, Dreamways of the Iroquois, The Three "Only" Things, The Secret History of Dreaming, Dreamgates, Active Dreaming and Dreaming the Soul Back Home. www.mossdreams.com

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Michael StoneConversations Co-Host, Stephanie Van Hook, Michael Nagler, and you: Lessons learned Ten years after 9/11
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Join Conversations Host Michael Stone as he talks with Professor Michael Nagler, Metta Center Director Stephanie Van Hook and you the listener in this interactive discussion about what we can learn from 9/11 and our global actions of the past 10 years. Would a Non-Violent approach have worked, has the world become safer as a result of our actions, what is the best way forward from here? Join us in the dialogue of remembrance and vision… Is it possible to move towards a non-violent future?

Stephanie N. Van HookStephanie N. Van Hook is a recently returned Peace Corps volunteer who served in Benin. Her interests in nonviolence and forgiveness have intersected with activists and academics working for nonviolent social change in the global peace and justice community. She studied conflict resolution at Portland State University in Oregon and is currently co-director of The Metta Center for Nonviolence Education. www.mettacenter.org

Mariana CaplanMichael Nagler: Search for a Nonviolent Future (54:37) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
Michael Nagler is Professor emeritus of Classics and Comparative Literature at UC, Berkeley, where he co-founded the Peace and Conflict Studies Program, and the founder of the Metta Center for Nonviolence. He is the author of The Search for a Nonviolent FutureOur Spiritual Crisis: Recovering Human Wisdom in a Time of Violence, The Upanishads and other books as well as many articles on peace and spirituality. www.michaelnagler.net

Michael Nagler, Stephanie N. Van Hook, Phil CousineauBeyond Forgiveness: Phil Cousineau, Stephanie N. Van Hook and Michael Nagler
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Michael Nagler is Professor emeritus of languages at the University of California, Berkeley, and founder of the University's Peace and Conflict Studies program, He is the author of several books, including America Without Violence, Upanishads, and Is There No Other Way? The Search for a Nonviolent Future. Dr. Nagler is on the editorial board of The Acorn: Journal of the Gandhi-King Society and the advisory board of Tikkun magazine.  He is the founder of the Metta Center for Nonviolence Education in Berkeley, California. www.mettacenter.org

Stephanie N. Van Hook is a recently returned Peace Corps volunteer who served in Benin. Her interests in nonviolence and forgiveness have intersected with activists and academics working for nonviolent social change in the global peace and justice community. She studied conflict resolution at Portland State University in Oregon and is currently co-director of The Metta Center for Nonviolence Education. www.mettacenter.org

Phil Cousineau is an award-winning writer and filmmaker, teacher and editor, worldwide lecturer and storyteller. His fascination with the art, literature, and history of culture has taken him on a worldwide search for what the ancients called the "soul of the world." With more than 25 books and 15 scriptwriting credits to his name, the "omnipresent influence of myth in modern life" is a thread that runs through all of his work. He is currently the host of Global Spirit, Link TV's "internal travel" television series. His books include Stoking the Creative Fires, The Art of Pilgrimage, The Hero's Journey, Wordcatcher, and Beyond Forgiveness. www.philcousineau.net

Mark NepoMark Nepo - October 2013 (45:48)
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Mark Nepo is a poet and philosopher who has taught in the fields of poetry and spirituality for over thirty-five years. A New York Times #1 bestselling author, he has published thirteen books and recorded eight audio projects. Recent work includes his next book of spiritual inquiry, Seven Thousand Ways to Listen, a new book of teaching stories, As Far As the Heart Can See, Finding Inner Courage, audio books of The Book of Awakening and Finding Inner Courage, and Staying Awake and Holding Nothing Back. His most recent book of poetry is Reduced to Joy. As a cancer survivor, Mark devotes his writing and teaching to the journey of inner transformation and the life of relationship. www.marknepo.com


Mark NepoMark Nepo: Inner Transformation and Awakening
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Mark Nepo is a poet and philosopher who has taught in the fields of poetry and spirituality for over thirty-five years. A New York Times #1 bestselling author, he has published thirteen books and recorded eight audio projects. Recent work includes his next book of spiritual inquiry, Seven Thousand Ways to Listen, a new book of teaching stories, As Far As the Heart Can See, Finding Inner Courage, audio books of The Book of Awakening and Finding Inner Courage, and Staying Awake and Holding Nothing Back. His most recent book of poetry is Surviving Has Made Me Crazy. As a cancer survivor, Mark devotes his writing and teaching to the journey of inner transformation and the life of relationship. www.marknepo.com

Mark NepoMark Nepo: Staying Awake
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Mark Nepo is a poet and philosopher who has taught in the fields of poetry and spirituality for over thirty-five years. A New York Times #1 bestselling author, he has published thirteen books and recorded eight audio projects. Recent work includes his next book of spiritual inquiry,Seven Thousand Ways to Listen, a new book of teaching stories, As Far As the Heart Can See, Finding Inner Courage, audio books of The Book of Awakening and Finding Inner Courage, and Staying Awake and Holding Nothing Back. His most recent book of poetry is Surviving Has Made Me Crazy. As a cancer survivor, Mark devotes his writing and teaching to the journey of inner transformation and the life of relationship.

Wes NiskerWes Nisker: Essential Crazy Wisdom (54:28)
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Wes `Scoop’ Nisker is a Buddhist meditation teacher, author, radio commentator, and performer. Mr. Nisker has studied Buddhist meditation and philosophy for over three decades with teachers in Asia and America, and for the past 20 years has been leading his own retreats and workshops internationally. He is an affiliate teacher at the Spirit Rock Meditation Center in Woodacre, California, and does regular workshops at Esalen Institute and other venues. His books include Essential Crazy Wisdom; The Big Bang, The Buddha, and the Baby Boom; Buddha’s Nature; and Crazy Wisdom Saves the World Again! Mr. Nisker is also the founder and co-editor of the international Buddhist journal “Inquiring Mind.”  http://wesnisker.com/

Robert Peng and Homer NottinghamRobert Peng and Homer Nottingham: The Qigong Way to Unlock Your Hidden Power (60:07)
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Robert Peng was born and raised in Hunan Province, China, where he met Qigong and martial arts master Xiao Yao and trained with him intensively in the Qigong tradition. Master Peng currently lives in New York City and teaches world wide. www.robertpeng.com

Homer Nottingham is a Holistic Qigong Practitioner and has been teaching Qigong and Tai Chi in the local area for over 9 years.  His Vital Energy Arts center in Nevada City helps clients set-up personal Qigong programs for their health and wellness.  For a complete schedule of classes and programs visit www.homernottingham.com

Warren Farrell, Marilyn Rosenbrock Nyborg, Elisa Parker and Michael StoneSpecial Show on Gender Equality and Reconciliation
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with Warren Farrell, Marilyn Rosenbrock Nyborg, Elisa Parker and Michael Stone
The future of humanity will be decided not by relations between nations, but by relations between women and men
. D.H. Lawrence

Warren Farrell: Dr. Warren Farrell's books on male-female issues have made contributions in twelve fields. They include two award-winning international best-sellers, Why Men Are The Way They Are plus The Myth of Male Power. His most recent books are Father and Child Reunion, and Women Can't Hear What Men Don't Say. His research on Father and Child Reunion, finding what is optimal for children of divorce, has led to his doing expert witness work in child custody cases. Dr. Farrell is the only man in the US elected three times to the Board of Directors of the National Organization for Women in New York City. www.warrenfarrell.org

Elisa Parker is the co-founder, producer and host of the award winning program, See Jane Do.  As a social change organization, See Jane Do redefines media for women and the power of story to create positive change.  Serving as an activist for women, social justice, and the environment, Elisa's work takes her around the world to discover and share the extraordinary stories and solutions in each of us.  Elisa reports for KVMR and has produced and hosted various radio and television programs that inform, engage and entertain the listener.  Elisa also holds years of experience in working with cutting edge organizations in order to reach their highest potential and unleash the talents of their team leaders and staff.  She holds a BA in Communications and a MA in Organization Development.  Elisa lives in the Sierra Foothills with her husband and two daughters. www.seejanedo.com

Marilyn Rosenbrock Nyborg has been a spiritually based activist since the '60's beginning with the civil rights movement. In the '70's she turned her focus inward and began the journey to wholeness, integrating the masculine and feminine within and examining the unconscious attitudes and conditioning in her personality. Recognizing the need for women to find their voices and claim their power, she began in the early '80's to work through women's circles and activities to bring feminine wisdom to bear on the world.  In 2002 she became a co-founder of Gather the Women (Gatherthewomen.org) In 2009 she initiated a conversation about the major loss throughout civilization at the repression and degradation of women's wisdom and contributions, which led to the birth to Women Waking the World.

Michael Stone is the host and producer of KVMR's award winning Conversations, which brings you leading edge thinkers, authors and activists in the areas of Environmental Restoration, Social Justice, Evolutionary Cosmology and Spiritual fulfillment. Prior to starting Conversations he was the founder and director of Mastery of Management International (MMI) an international Organizational Development Consulting firm whose purpose was to "bring heart and meaning into the world of work". Michael also leads moving mediation classes and workshops based on the work of Gabrielle Roth. Michael is an active member of Bioneers and the Pachamama Alliance and many other environmental and social justice organizations.

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William Keepin PhDInterfaith Spirituality with Mirabai Starr, Rev. Matthew Wright, Yogacharya Ellen Grace O'Brian & William Keepin PhD (1:47:44) listen (to download, right click and "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")

Mirabai Starr writes fiction, creative non-fiction and contemporary translations of sacred literature. She teaches Philosophy and World Religions at the University of New Mexico-Taos and teaches and speaks widely on contemplative practice and inter-spiritual dialog. She has received critical acclaim for her revolutionary new translations of "Dark Night of the Soul" by 16th century Spanish mystic St. John of the Cross, and "The Interior Castle" and "The Book of My Life," by St. Teresa of Avila. Mirabai’s newest book, "God of Love: A Guide to the Heart of Judaism, Christianity and Islam," positions her at the vanguard of the emerging “Interspiritual Movement.” www.mirabaistarr.com

Rev. Matthew Wright, M.Div. is an ordained Episcopal priest, a Sufi dervish of the Mevlevi Order, and an initiate in the Ramakrishna Order of Vedanta. At age 28, he is a leading young voice within the emerging field of inter-spirituality and multiple religious belonging.  He currently lives with The Community of the Holy Spirit in Brewster, NY, and is the author of a pioneering essay, Reshaping Religion: Interspirituality and Multiple Religious Belonging.

Yogacharya Ellen Grace O'Brian is the Spiritual Director of the Center for Spiritual Enlightenment (CSE) with headquarters in San Jose, California, now in its 32nd year of service. CSE is a ministry in the spiritual tradition of Kriya Yoga that serves people from all faith backgrounds who are seeking Self- and God-realization. Yogacharya O’Brian is the author of several books on meditation and spiritual practice including Living the Eternal Way: Spiritual Meaning and Practice in Daily Life, and is the Editor of Enlightenment Journal, a quarterly yoga magazine as well as author of CD lessons on the classic spiritual works: The Gospel of Thomas, The Bhagavad Gita and The Upanishads. She is a frequent speaker at conferences and retreats both nationally and internationally on the value of meditation for seekers of spiritual truth and the importance of ethical and spiritual awakening to contribute to world peace. www.CSEcenter.org
 
William Keepin PhD, is co-founder of the Satyana Institute and founder of the Gender Reconciliation International project, which leads workshops for healing and reconciliation between women and men. A mathematical physicist with thirty scientific publications on sustainable energy and global warming, he became a whistleblower in nuclear science policy. He has trained extensively in spiritual traditions the East and West for over three decades. Will is a Fellow of the Findhorn Foundation and adjunct faculty of Holy Names University.  He also leads contemplative retreats on the emerging inter-spirituality that bridges major world religions and science. He is the author of Divine Duality and coauthor of several other books. www.GRworld.org

Itara O'ConnellItara O'Connell: Non-Violent Communication (54:16) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
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. www.restorativecommunication.org

James O'DeaJames O'Dea, June 2012
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James O'Dea is a renowned figure in international social healing who has conducted healing and reconciliation dialogues for twenty years and was director of Amnesty International's Washington, DC, office for over ten years. His work as co-director of the Social Healing Project led him to Rwanda, Israel/Palestine, and Northern Ireland. The lead faculty of the popular Peace Ambassador Training hosted by the Shift Network, James is also on the extended faculty of the Institute of Noetic Sciences and is its immediate past president. He is also a member of the Advisory Board for the Peace Alliance.

James O’DeaJames O’Dea: Creative Stress (54:13) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
James O'Dea is a Fellow and immediate past president of the Institute of Noetic Sciences and a former faculty member of the Omega Institute. He is a former Executive Director of the SEVA Foundation and a former Director of the Washington, DC office of Amnesty International. He is a member of The World Wisdom Council and currently collaborating with the Global Systems Initiatives in Washington DC, and an Evolutionary Leaders group spearheaded by Deepak Chopra. His latest book is Creative Stress: a path for evolving souls living through personal and planetary upheaval. www.jamesodea.com

Kurt Johnson & David OrdKurt Johnson & David Robert Ord: The Coming Interspiritual Age (49:27)
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Kurt Johnson, scientist, comparative religionist, and close monastic associate of Brother Wayne Teasdale, and David Robert Ord, Editorial Director at Namaste Publishing-- elaborate Interspirituality through a powerful overview of the world's spiritual heritages, the discoveries of modern science and a riveting ride through the developmental view of history. www.thecominginterspiritualage.com

David Robert Ord, editorial director of Namaste Publishing, is a former Presbyterian (USA) minister and a graduate of San Francisco Theological Seminary. Co-author with Dr Robert B. Coote of The Bible's First History—From Eden to the Court of David with the Yahwist; In the Beginning — Creation, Priestly History; Is the Bible True? Understanding the Bible Today, and the Namaste Publishing book, Your Forgotten Self: Mirrored in Jesus the Christ.  In November 2012 Namaste published The Coming Interspiritual Age, which David co-authored with Kurt Johnson. namastepublishing.com

Dr. Judith OrloffDr. Judith Orloff: The Ecstasy of Surrender: 12 Suprising Ways Letting Go Can Empower Your Life (52:49)
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Judith Orloff MD, a UCLA psychiatrist and intuitive healer, presents her unique
approach for viewing surrender as the secret element to success and intimacy (it doesn’t mean defeat)—the complete opposite of we’ve been taught! Dr. Orloff blows apart old stereotypes about sex, power, beauty, money, aging, and death. She will address how to surrender toxic relationships, obsessive thinking—and how to stop absorbing other people’s symptoms that may be making you sick! -  also how to surrender to your true feminine and/or masculine power. Synthesizing neuroscience and intuitive medicine, The Ecstasy of Surrender liberates you from the exhaustion of excessive pushing so that you can experience a more blissful and deeply surrendered life! www.drjudithorloff.com

David OrrDavid Orr: Down to the Wire (50:49) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
David W. Orr is perhaps best known for his pioneering work on environmental literacy in higher education and his recent work in ecological design. He is the author of numerous books and hundreds of articles on ecological and design issues including The Last Refuge: The Corruption of Patriotism in the Age of Terror. Dr. Orr serves on the Boards of the Rocky Mountain Institute (CO), Second Nature (MA), the Center for Ecoliteracy (CA), and the Center for Respect of Life and Environment. www.davidworr.com

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Christine R. Page, M.D.Christine R. Page: The Healing Power of the Sacred Woman (54:36)
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Christine R. Page, M.D., began her medical practice in London in 1978 and combined it with homeopathy in 1989. She is an international seminar leader on subtle energy and energy medicine, having created a three-level training program to enhance the power of intuition for health care professionals. She is the author of Frontiers of Health: How to Heal the Whole Person and Spiritual Alchemy. Her latest book is The Healing Power of the Sacred Women.http://www.christinepage.com

Jeff KaneCynthia Brix and Will Keepin on Gender Reconciliation: This is a special event that will be aired on See Jane Do with Elisa Parker and Michael Stone (51:06)
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We will be talking about the Gender Reconciliation work and the upcoming course to be held at University of Earth with its co-founders.

Jean Shinoda BolenJean Bolen and Elisa Parker: Urgent Message from Mother
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Jean Shinoda Bolen, M. D, is a psychiatrist, Jungian analyst, and an internationally known author and speaker who draws from spiritual, feminist, Jungian, medical and personal wellsprings of experience. Her books include The Tao of Psychology, Goddesses in Everywoman, Gods in Everyman, Close to the Bone, The Millionth Circle, and Urgent Message from Mother. She was a recipient of the Institute for Health and Healings' Pioneers in Art, Science, and the Soul of Healing Award. She was in two acclaimed documentaries, the Academy-Award winning anti-nuclear proliferation film Women—For America, For the World, and the Canadian Film Board's Goddess Remembered. www.jeanshinodabolen.com

Warren Farrell, Marilyn Rosenbrock Nyborg, Elisa Parker and Michael StoneSpecial Show on Gender Equality and Reconciliation
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with Warren Farrell, Marilyn Rosenbrock Nyborg, Elisa Parker and Michael Stone
The future of humanity will be decided not by relations between nations, but by relations between women and men
. D.H. Lawrence

Warren Farrell: Dr. Warren Farrell's books on male-female issues have made contributions in twelve fields. They include two award-winning international best-sellers, Why Men Are The Way They Are plus The Myth of Male Power. His most recent books are Father and Child Reunion, and Women Can't Hear What Men Don't Say. His research on Father and Child Reunion, finding what is optimal for children of divorce, has led to his doing expert witness work in child custody cases. Dr. Farrell is the only man in the US elected three times to the Board of Directors of the National Organization for Women in New York City. www.warrenfarrell.org

Elisa Parker is the co-founder, producer and host of the award winning program, See Jane Do.  As a social change organization, See Jane Do redefines media for women and the power of story to create positive change.  Serving as an activist for women, social justice, and the environment, Elisa's work takes her around the world to discover and share the extraordinary stories and solutions in each of us.  Elisa reports for KVMR and has produced and hosted various radio and television programs that inform, engage and entertain the listener.  Elisa also holds years of experience in working with cutting edge organizations in order to reach their highest potential and unleash the talents of their team leaders and staff.  She holds a BA in Communications and a MA in Organization Development.  Elisa lives in the Sierra Foothills with her husband and two daughters. www.seejanedo.com

Marilyn Rosenbrock Nyborg has been a spiritually based activist since the '60's beginning with the civil rights movement. In the '70's she turned her focus inward and began the journey to wholeness, integrating the masculine and feminine within and examining the unconscious attitudes and conditioning in her personality. Recognizing the need for women to find their voices and claim their power, she began in the early '80's to work through women's circles and activities to bring feminine wisdom to bear on the world.  In 2002 she became a co-founder of Gather the Women (Gatherthewomen.org) In 2009 she initiated a conversation about the major loss throughout civilization at the repression and degradation of women's wisdom and contributions, which led to the birth to Women Waking the World.

Michael Stone is the host and producer of KVMR's award winning Conversations, which brings you leading edge thinkers, authors and activists in the areas of Environmental Restoration, Social Justice, Evolutionary Cosmology and Spiritual fulfillment. Prior to starting Conversations he was the founder and director of Mastery of Management International (MMI) an international Organizational Development Consulting firm whose purpose was to "bring heart and meaning into the world of work". Michael also leads moving mediation classes and workshops based on the work of Gabrielle Roth. Michael is an active member of Bioneers and the Pachamama Alliance and many other environmental and social justice organizations.

Elisa ParkerElisa Parker is the co-founder, producer and host of See Jane Do. Elisa reports for KVMR and has produced and hosted various radio and television programs that inform, engage and entertain the listener. As a professional speaker, host and facilitator Elisa captures the magic of the story in each of us.  Elisa holds years of experience in working with cutting edge organizations in order to reach their highest potential and unleash the talents of their team leaders and staff.  She has organized and managed high profile conferences for ICLEI bringing elected officials together to discuss environmental solutions and managed an event team for conferences in San Francisco for up to 40,000 attendees. www.seejanedo.com

Melanie Lenart, Ph.D; Roger Pielke, Jr.; and Jim Miller Ph.DMelanie Lenart, Ph.D; Roger Pielke, Jr.; and Jim Miller Ph.D on our Climate and Changing Ecosystem…
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Melanie Lenart, Ph.D., is an award-winning journalist, is environmental scientist and writer specializing in climate change and forests. As a scientist, she studied forest dynamics in China, Colorado, and Puerto Rico, where she lived during two major hurricanes. She was involved in an Arizona agricultural experiment testing how plants responded to elevated levels of carbon dioxide, the main greenhouse gas responsible for the ongoing warming of the planet. www.melanielenart.com

Roger Pielke, Jr. is a professor of environmental studies at the Center for Science and Technology Policy Research at the University of Colorado at Boulder. He also has appointments as a Visiting Senior Fellow, Mackinder Programme, London School of Economics and Senior Visiting Fellow at the Consortium for Science, Policy and Outcomes at Arizona State University. Pielke is also a Senior Fellow of The Breakthrough Institute, a progressive think tank. His latest book is The Climate Fix: What Scientists and Politicians won't tell you about Global Warming. http://sciencepolicy.colorado.edu/about_us/meet_us/roger_pielke/

Jim Miller, Phd is a professor of Climate Modeling and Climate Change at Rutgers University.  He is co-editor of "Scientists Debate Gaia: The Next Century".  Miller's current work focuses on the effects of climate dynamics on the Arctic and the Tibetan Plateau. He has been involved in PlanSmart New Jersey's Climate Change Report: Protecting New Jersey's Natural Capital. http://www.newschool.edu/nssr/faculty.aspx?id=10346

Robert Peng and Homer NottinghamRobert Peng and Homer Nottingham: The Qigong Way to Unlock Your Hidden Power (60:07)
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Robert Peng was born and raised in Hunan Province, China, where he met Qigong and martial arts master Xiao Yao and trained with him intensively in the Qigong tradition. Master Peng currently lives in New York City and teaches world wide. www.robertpeng.com

Homer Nottingham is a Holistic Qigong Practitioner and has been teaching Qigong and Tai Chi in the local area for over 9 years.  His Vital Energy Arts center in Nevada City helps clients set-up personal Qigong programs for their health and wellness.  For a complete schedule of classes and programs visit www.homernottingham.com

Bill PlotkinBill Plotkin: Wild Mind (45:25)
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Bill Plotkin, PhD, is a depth psychologist, wilderness guide, and agent of cultural evolution. As founder of the Animas Valley Institute, he has, since 1980, guided thousands of women and men through nature-based initiatory passages, including a contemporary Western adaptation of the pancultural vision fast. He’s also been a research psychologist (studying non-ordinary states of consciousness), professor of psychology, rock musician, and whitewater river guide. Bill is the author of Soulcraft: Crossing into the Mysteries of Nature and Psyche and Nature and The Human Soul: Cultivating Wholeness and Community in a Fragmented World. www.animas.org

Bill PlotkinBill Plotkin: Nature and the Human Soul (56:36) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
Bill Plotkin, PhD, is a depth psychologist, wilderness rites guide, and ecotherapist. As the founder of Colorado’s Animas Valley Institute, he has, since 1981, guided thousands of people through nature-based initiatory passages He is the author of Soulcraft: Crossing into the Mysteries of Nature and Psyche (New World Library, 2003) and Nature and the Human Soul: Cultivating Wholeness and Community in a Fragmented World (New World Library, 2008). www.natureandthehumansoul.com

Bill Ryerson
Bill Ryerson, Laurie Mazur & David Poindexter: Population (50:21) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
William Ryerson is the founder and president of Population Media center and has a 37-year history of working in the field of reproductive health using behavior change communications in various cultural settings worldwide. He has also been involved in the design of research of numerous projects to measure the effects of such projects.
Laurie Mazur
Laurie Mazur is the editor of A Pivotal Moment: Population, Justice & The Environmental Challenge, is the director of the Population Justice Project, and has worked for years as an independent writer and consultant specializing in population, environment, and sexual and reproductive health and rights issues.
David Poindexter
David Poindexter is Population Media Center’s Honorary Chair, has 38 years of experience in designing and implementing reproductive health communications programs in developing countries, using the entertainment-education methodology created by Miguel Sabido.

Professor John A. PowellProfessor John A. Powell: Race, Ethnicity, Poverty and the Law
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Professor John A. Powell, is an internationally recognized authority in the areas of civil rights, civil liberties, and issues relating to race, ethnicity, poverty and the law. He is the Executive Director of the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity at Ohio State University. He has written extensively on a number of issues including structural racism/racialization, racial justice and regionalism, concentrated poverty and urban sprawl, opportunity-based housing, voting rights, affirmative action in the United States, South Africa and Brazil, racial and ethnic identity, spirituality and social justice, and the needs of citizens in a democratic society. www.kirwaninstitute.org

William PowersWilliam Powers: Living a meaningful life (50:23) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
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, 12x12 about living off the grid and simplifying life. www.williampowersbooks.com

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Joel SalatinJoel Salatin and Rita de Quercus: Nevada County Sustainable Local Food & Farming Conference!
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Joel Salatin of Polyface Farm will be one of several prominent national speakers at the upcoming Sustainable Local Food and Farming Conference, scheduled for January 22nd. The event features a full day of lectures on the subjects of sustainable agriculture, farm to consumer direct marketing, and raising nutrient dense food and much more. The mission of Nevada County Grown is to foster a sustainable local agricultural economy by making the community aware of locally grown agricultural products and assisting qualified agricultural producers to promote their products. For more information go to www.nevadacountygrown.org

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Raffi CavoukianRaffi Cavoukian: Child Honouring and the Compassion Revolution (45:15)
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Raffi is a Singer, songwriter, musician, environmentalist who is world renowned for single-handedly revolutionizing the children's entertainment business. Raffi has become a self-styled "eco-troubadour," working with adults to promote environmental causes. Raffi believes that the fate of the earth rests on the commitment of all to protecting the environment. www.raffinews.com

Raffi CavoukianRaffi Cavoukian: Child Honouring and the Compassion Revolution
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Raffi Cavoukian is known to millions simply as Raffi, a renowned Canadian singer once called "the most popular children's entertainer in the western world" (Washington Post). Raffi is also a renaissance man: record producer, author, systems thinker, ecology advocate and entrepreneur. Raffi's work has changed: he has become a "global troubadour", lecturing and networking to help create a viable future: a restorative, child-friendly world for ourselves and for those to come. Raffi is chair of the Board of Directors for the new Centre for Child Honouring on Salt Spring Island, British Columbia, which serves as an education hub for the advancement of Child Honouring as a universal ethic. www.childhonouring.org

Carolyn RaffenspergerCarolyn Raffensperger: The Precautionary Prinicpal (44:47) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
Author, activist, archaeologist and Executive Director of the Science and Environmental Health Network. As an environmental lawyer she specializes in the fundamental changes in law and policy necessary for the protection and restoration of public health and the environment. For more go to www.sehn.org

Ram DassRam Dass - Be Love Now: The Path of the Heart
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Ram Dass is one of America’s most beloved spiritual figures. He has made his mark on the world giving teachings and promoting loving service, harmonious business practices, and conscious care for the dying. His spirit has been a guiding light for four generations, carrying millions along on the journey, helping free them from their bonds as he has worked his way through his own. www.ramdass.org

Shiva ReaShiva Rea: Tending the Heart Fire: Living in Flow with the Pulse of Life (52:55)
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Shiva Rea teaches vinyasa flow yoga worldwide. She has studied many forms of yoga and dance in India, Africa, Nepal, Jamaica, and Bali. She is a well-known contributor to Yoga Journal and holds an MA in Dance from UCLA's World Arts and Cultures Program, where she also teaches. shivarea.com

Mary Reynolds ThompsonMary Reynolds Thompson: Embracing Your Inner Wild (56:13) listen (to download, right click and "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")

Mary Reynolds Thompson: Poetry and journal facilitator, author, coach, and eco-spirituality teacher. Mary is a guide to the Inner Wild, helping people to reconnect to the natural world as part of their own psyches and souls. She sees wildness as key to the creativity and aliveness needed if we are to awaken from the addictive trance of the modern world. Her book Embrace Your Inner Wild: 52 Reflections for an Eco-Centric World was a finalist for ForeWord Magazine's Best Nature Book of the Year. www.reclaimingthewildsoul.com

Jeremy RifkinJeremy Rifkin: The Empathic Civilization (53:33) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
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. http://www.foet.org/

Gary Malkin and Freddie RavelGary Malkin and Freddie Ravel: Making a Difference with the Arts (57.04)
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Gary Malkin is an award-winning composer/producer and performer dedicated to making a difference in the world by participating in projects that inspire the heart and catalyze social change. Freddie Ravel’s talent took him from child prodigy to a GRAMMY nominated Composer, Pianist, #1 Recording Artist, and Speaker. wisdomoftheworld.com freddieravel.com

Jess RimingtonJess Rimington and guests: One World Youth Project
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Jess Rimington is a social entrepreneur, spoken word artist and global advocate for the power of international grass roots communication to ignite crowd-accelerated innovation and affect local social change. Jess serves as Executive Director and Founder of One World Youth Project, a youth-for-youth powered movement linking schools globally in service-learning to prepare the next generation for the globalized 21st century. She will be joined on Conversations with members of her staff as well as local youth activists. www.oneworldyouthproject.org

Velcrow RipperVelcrow Ripper: Occupy Love (49:55)
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Velcrow Ripper is a Canadian documentary filmmaker, writer, and public speaker, best known for his Genie Award-winning 2006 film Scared Sacred, Fierce Light: When Spirit Meets Action and his newest feature documentary Occupy Love. www.velcrowripper.com

Velcrow RipperVelcrow Ripper: Fierce Light: Where Spirit meets Action (55:13) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
Acclaimed filmmaker, writer, sound designer, and media activist Velcrow Ripper creates powerful, cinematic documentaries, dramas and non-fiction novels that deal with the central issues of our times. His over 30 films include the multi-award winning feature documentary sensation, ScaredSacred, and FierceLight: When Spirit Meets Action www.velcrowripper.com

Llyn Roberts MALlyn Roberts: Shape Shifting Into Higher Consciousness (52:16)
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Llyn Roberts MA is an award winning author, and Co-Founder of the Olympic Mountain EarthWisdom Circle. She is an acclaimed teacher of healing and shamanism. A modern-day mystic and spiritual ecologist, her work inspires a deep sense of belonging with the natural world. Her first book, The Good Remembering, is highlighted in the work of NY Times best selling author, Melody Beattie. Her second book, Shamanic Reiki is a popular best seller in printed in three languages. Her most recent, Shapeshifting into Higher Consciousness received an Independent Publisher’s Award in Mind, Body and Spirit. www.LlynRoberts.com

Vicki RobinVicki Robin Blessing The Hands That Feed Us (44:31)
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Vicki Robin is a renowned innovator, writer, and speaker. In addition to coauthoring the best selling Your Money or Your Life, Robin has been at the forefront of the sustainable living movement. She has received awards from Co-Op America and sustainable Northwest, and was a speaker on relational eating at TedX Seattle. Her latest book is Blessing The Hands That Feed Us. vickirobin.com

Vicki RobinVicki Robin: Relational Eating: What Eating Closer to Home Taught Me about Food, Community and Love (61:04)
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Vicki Robin, coauthor of the international best seller, Your Money or Your Life (5 years on the Business Week list), is a leading voice for sustainable consumption. In her latest book, Blessing the Hands that Feed Us, (Viking/Penguin 2013) she recounts her adventure in hyper-local eating - the 10-mile diet - what she ate, what she missed, what she loved, what she learned and why she is now passionate about relational eating and regenerating regional food systems. www.yourmoneyoryourlife.org 10milediet.wordpress.com

John RobbinsJohn Robbins: 25th Anniversary of Diet for America (57:44)
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John Robbins is a bestselling author, social activist, and humanitarian. He is the recipient of the Rachel Carson Award, the Albert Schweitzer Humanitarian Award, the Peace Abbey's Courage of Conscience Award, and Green America's Lifetime Achievement Award. John's latest book is The New Good Life: Living Better Than Ever in an Age of Less. He is also author of many other books including the international bestseller Diet for a New America and the Food Revolution. John serves on the Boards of many non-profit groups working toward a thriving, just, and sustainable way of life. www.johnrobbins.info

John RobbinsJohn Robbins: The New Good Life: Living Better Than Ever in an Age of Less
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John Robbins is a bestselling author, social activist, and humanitarian. He is the recipient of the Rachel Carson Award, the Albert Schweitzer Humanitarian Award, the Peace Abbey's Courage of Conscience Award, and Green America's Lifetime Achievement Award. John's latest book is The New Good Life: Living Better Than Ever in an Age of Less. He is also author of many other books including the international bestseller Diet for a New America and the Food Revolution. John serves on the Boards of many non-profit groups working toward a thriving, just, and sustainable way of life. www.johnrobbins.info

Vimala RodgersVimala Rodgers: Handwriting for Peace - Part 1 (28:14) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
Vimala Rodgers is a handwriting specialist, educator, zealous pioneer in brain/hand research, and author of the bestseller, Your Handwriting Can Change Your Life. She guides persons from the ages of 3 to 103 in adopting handwriting patterns that bring to life their unique gifts, abilities, and dreams, so they can make a difference in the world doing what they love. www.alphabeticalblessings.com

Gabrielle RothGabrielle Roth: A Tribute to the Raven (42:40)
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Gabrielle Roth passed away on October 22nd 2012. She made records that people can move to. She was a recording and performing artist, author, teacher, director and creator of the 5Rhythms school of moving meditation and ecstatic dance. The sound of Roth and her band The Mirrors ranges from world music to urban street beat to the chant of Buddhist mantras. Gabrielle was the author of 3 books including Sweat Your Prayers, and Connections: The Five Threads to Intuitive Wisdom. She is missed by many around the world. www.gabrielleroth.com

Gabrielle RothKathy Altman & Lori Saltzman: Finding Wholeness: The 5 Rhythms Moving Meditation and Ecstatic Dance of Gabrielle Roth - A two hour special
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Kathy Altman Kathy Altman -
While highly trained in many forms of dance, it wasn't until Kathy's catalytic meeting with Gabrielle 30 years ago that her true callingfound her. As Co-Director of The Moving Center School, Kathy was the first person asked to help Gabrielle bring her work out into the world. Over the past 20 years Kathy's teaching has brought thousands of people back to the joy of their own, original movement. movingcenterschool.com/kathy-altman

Lori SaltzmanLori Saltzman - Since stumbling into a 5Rhythms workshop 25 years ago, Lori's full-time devotion has been helping people to recover the spirited dance they left behind or discover the dancer they never met. Co-Director of The Moving Center School, Lori¹s natural persistence and humor coaxes even the most reluctant people to let themselves move, shed tired old patterns that don¹t work anymore, and glimpse themselves with clear yet compassionate eyes. movingcenterschool.com/lori-saltzman

Gabrielle RothGabrielle Roth: Transformation and the Arts (43:31) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
Known as the "urban shaman”, Gabrielle is a recording and performing artist, author, teacher, director and creator of the 5Rhythms school of moving meditation and ecstatic dance. www.gabrielleroth.com

Gabrielle RothGabrielle Roth: Dancing with Chaos (44:25) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
Known as the "urban shaman", Gabrielle is a recording and performing artist, author, teacher, director and creator of the 5Rhythms school of moving meditation and ecstatic dance. www.gabrielleroth.com

Gabrielle RothGabrielle Roth: Balancing Intuition, Instinct and Intellect
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Gabrielle Roth makes records that people can move to. She is a recording and performing artist, author, teacher, director and creator of the 5Rhythms school of moving meditation and ecstatic dance. The sound of Roth and her band The Mirrors ranges from world music to urban street beat to the chant of Buddhist mantras. Gabrielle is the author of 3 books including the latest Connections: The Five Threads to Intuitive Wisdom. www.gabrielleroth.com

John TravisJohn Travis: Maitreya Loving Kindness Tour Interview (with Steve Solinsky and Amanda Russell) (49:41)
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John Travis has been a student of Vipassana since 1969. Throughout his life he has lived in monastic communities, including 10 years in Asia. John has been teaching meditation since the mid 1980's. He leads retreats in Northern California and around the United States and abroad. John is the founding teacher of Mountain Stream Meditation Center in the Sierra Foothills, and is a senior teacher at Spirit Rock Meditation Center, in Woodacre, Marin County, CA www.johntravis.org  www.mtstream.org

Amanda Russell has worked as the Relic Tour manager since 2012. Before the tour she spent many years traveling to different parts of the world and around the United States. During her travels she studied art, communication, social sciences, and massage therapy at various universities. Amanda has been practicing Buddhism for about three years and her first experience with Buddhism began with the holy Relics. www.maitreyarelictour.com/press

Steve Solinsky has been a nationally recognized fine art photographer for the past 40 years. Previous co-owner of Mowen Solinsky Gallery in Nevada City. With a long time meditation practice, he's currently Board Chairman of the new Mountain Stream Meditation Center in Nevada City and head of the Mountain Stream committee charged with bringing the Relics to our community. www.solinskyphoto.com

Peter Russell Peter Russell (38:29) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
Physicist, psychologist, eco-philosopher, teacher, lecturer and author of numerous books and videos. His principal interest is the deeper, spiritual significance of the times we are passing through. www.peterrussell.com

Bill Ryerson
Bill Ryerson, Laurie Mazur & David Poindexter: Population (50:21) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
William Ryerson is the founder and president of Population Media center and has a 37-year history of working in the field of reproductive health using behavior change communications in various cultural settings worldwide. He has also been involved in the design of research of numerous projects to measure the effects of such projects.
Laurie Mazur
Laurie Mazur is the editor of A Pivotal Moment: Population, Justice & The Environmental Challenge, is the director of the Population Justice Project, and has worked for years as an independent writer and consultant specializing in population, environment, and sexual and reproductive health and rights issues.
David Poindexter
David Poindexter is Population Media Center’s Honorary Chair, has 38 years of experience in designing and implementing reproductive health communications programs in developing countries, using the entertainment-education methodology created by Miguel Sabido.

 

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Elisabet SahtourisElisabet Sahtouris, Ph.D: Earth Dance: (53:12) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
Elisabet Sahtouris, Ph.D-- internationally known as a dynamic speaker and media personality-- is an evolution biologist, futurist, author and consultant on Living Systems Design. Dr. Sahtouris shows the relevance of biological systems to organizational design in businesses, government and global trade. Her books include A Walk Through Time: from Stardust to Us, Biology Revisioned, co-authored with Willis Harman, and EarthDance: Living Systems in Evolution. www.sahtouris.com

Joel SalatinJoel Salatin and Rita de Quercus: Nevada County Sustainable Local Food & Farming Conference!
(54:02) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
Joel Salatin of Polyface Farm will be one of several prominent national speakers at the upcoming Sustainable Local Food and Farming Conference, scheduled for January 22nd. The event features a full day of lectures on the subjects of sustainable agriculture, farm to consumer direct marketing, and raising nutrient dense food and much more. The mission of Nevada County Grown is to foster a sustainable local agricultural economy by making the community aware of locally grown agricultural products and assisting qualified agricultural producers to promote their products. For more information go to www.nevadacountygrown.org

Peter F. SalePeter F. Sale: Our Dying Planet: An Ecologist's View the Crisis We Face
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Peter F. Sale is Assistant Director of Institute for Water, Environment, and Health at United Nations University and is University Professor Emeritus at University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada. He is the author of The Ecology of Fishes on Coral Reefs, Coral Reef Fishes, and Marine Metapopulations. web4.uwindsor.ca/sale

Sharon SalzbergSharon Salzberg: Force of Kindness
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Sharon Salzberg is one of America’s leading spiritual teachers and authors. She is the cofounder of the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, Massachusetts. Sharon has played a crucial role in bringing Asian meditation practices to the West. The ancient Buddhist practices of vipassana (mindfulness) and metta (loving kindness) are the foundations of her work. In her book The Force of Kindness, Sharon offers practical instruction on how we can cultivate kindness within ourselves. www.sharonsalzberg.com

Gabrielle RothKathy Altman & Lori Saltzman: Finding Wholeness: The 5 Rhythms Moving Meditation and Ecstatic Dance of Gabrielle Roth - A two hour special
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Kathy Altman Kathy Altman -
While highly trained in many forms of dance, it wasn't until Kathy's catalytic meeting with Gabrielle 30 years ago that her true callingfound her. As Co-Director of The Moving Center School, Kathy was the first person asked to help Gabrielle bring her work out into the world. Over the past 20 years Kathy's teaching has brought thousands of people back to the joy of their own, original movement. movingcenterschool.com/kathy-altman

Lori SaltzmanLori Saltzman - Since stumbling into a 5Rhythms workshop 25 years ago, Lori's full-time devotion has been helping people to recover the spirited dance they left behind or discover the dancer they never met. Co-Director of The Moving Center School, Lori¹s natural persistence and humor coaxes even the most reluctant people to let themselves move, shed tired old patterns that don¹t work anymore, and glimpse themselves with clear yet compassionate eyes. movingcenterschool.com/lori-saltzman

Sark (Susan Ariel Rainbow Kennedy)Sark: Transforming Loss & Change into Gift & Opportunity
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Sark (Susan Ariel Rainbow Kennedy) is a best selling author and artist who has empowered millions to live their creative dreams, manage their businesses, and savor personal connections… Her books have sold over two million copies. She is the founder and creative fountain of Planet SARK, A thriving business that creates fabulous products and services to support empowered living. www.planetsark.com

Lisa SchraderLisa Schrader: Awakening Shakti
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Lisa Schrader, the Founder of Awakening Shakti, has impacted the lives of thousands of women over the past 10 years as a workshop leader, author, speaker and coach. Her work has been featured on Oprah, Oxygen and VH1. She is the author of "Kama Sutra 52: A Year's Worth of the Best Positions for Passion and Pleasure" from Quiver Books. She has a private coaching practice supporting clients worldwide and is certified through the International Coach Federation.  www.awakeningshakti.com

Nicholas SensleyContemporary Slavery and Human Trafficking in Your Backyard! Nicholas Sensley, Chief of Police, Truckee, CA
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Nicholas Sensley, Truckee Police Chief shares about the human trafficking in Nevada County. Contrary to popular opinion, trafficking isn’t just limited to the sex trade. It also appears in the form of domestic servitude, sweatshop factories and migrant agricultural work. Traffickers use violence, fraud and coercion to compel women, men and children into slavery. Many of these victims do not speak or understand English and are unable to communicate with anyone who might be able to help them.”

Scott SeydelScott Seydel: Cradle to Cradle in Action (55.59) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
Scott Seydel is founder and CEO of The Seydel Companies which have earned national recognition for their recycling and resource conservation research. They have contributed to significant reductions in packaging wastes, energy use, greenhouse gasses, and nonrenewable resources, while stimulating resource recycling and environmental stewardship. seydel.com

Jason F MclennanJason F Mclennan and Lynn Simon: Green Architecture (48:58) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
Jason is a national leader in the green architecture movement and is considered a thought leader in sustainability. Jason is the CEO of the Cascadia Green Building Council based in Seattle, Washington. He began Ecotone Publishing to provide information to the design community and building industry about finding a path to a sustainable future. He is the author of The Philosophy of Sustainable Design, and the Dumb Architect’s Guide to Glazing Selection as well as a co-author of the Ecological Engineer. www.cascadiagbc.org
Jason F MclennanLynn N. Simon, FAIA, LEED AP, is President of Simon & Associates, Inc., Green Building Consultants, which she established in 1994. Lynn is a green building pioneer. As a leading authority in the industry Lynn has been at the forefront of the sustainable design movement since 1989. www.greenbuild.com

Linda Sheehan & Robin MilamLinda Sheehan & Robin Milam: Rights of Mother Earth
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Linda Sheehan is currently the Executive Director of the Earth Law Center. As Executive Director of the California Coastkeeper Alliance, she represented California's 12 Waterkeeper organizations on statewide issues. Prior to the Coastkeeper Alliance, Ms. Sheehan ran the Pacific Region Office of the Ocean Conservancy, advocating for clean coastal waters, healthy fish populations, and vibrant ocean habitats. Ms. Sheehan was recognized as a 2009 "California Coastal Hero" by Sunset Magazine and the California Coastal Commission. http://earthlawcenter.org

Rupert SheldrakeRupert Sheldrake: Science Set Free
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Rupert Sheldrake Ph.D. is a biologist and author of more that eithty technical papers and ten books, including A New Science of Life. He was a fellow of Clare College, Cambridge University, where he was director of studies in cell biology and a research fellow of the Royal Society. He is currently a fellow of the Institute of Noetic Sciences in Petaluma, CA and a visiting professor at the Graduate Institute in Bethany, Connecticut. www.sheldrake.org

Rupert SheldrakeRupert Sheldrake: Morphic Resonance (44:11) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
Rupert Sheldrake, one of the world’s most innovative biologists and writers is best known for his theory of morphic fields and morphic resonance, which leads to a vision of a living, developing universe with its own inherent memory. He is the author of numerous books including A New Science of Life: The Hypothesis of Formative Causation which has just been updated and renamed Morphic Resonance. www.sheldrake.org

Rich SilverRich Silver: Exploring the University of Earth (54:37) listen (to download, right click and "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")

Rich Silver, a retired park ranger, is an award-winning educator who has spent over thirty years investigating the mysteries of nature and human potential. Living in the northern Sierra Nevada, he is a practicing Eco-Therapist and Eco-Educator and is the founder and director of the nature-based wisdom school, University of Earth.  Rich holds a Bachelor’s degree in a special major, Mind and Nature, a Master’s in Counseling and Educational Psychology, and is ABD (All But Dissertation), having completed all course work for a PhD in Applied Eco psychology. www.UofEarth.org

Nina SimonNina Simon & Friends... (54:26)
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Nina Simons is a social entrepreneur and co-founder and co-president of Bioneers. Previously, she served as president of Seeds of Change and as director of strategic marketing for Odwalla. In addition to advancing practical social and environmental strategies, Nina has an enduring interest in the leadership of women and girls and is a key player in the progressive women’s movement and the environmental restoration at its heart. Nina and her partner and co-founder of Bioneers, Kenny Ausubel, received the Green Cross Millennium Award for Community Environmental Leadership in 2006. http://www.bioneers.org

Nina SimonsNina Simons: UnReasonable Women for the Earth (49:17) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
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. bioneers.org

Nina SimonsNina Simons: Women's leadership and leading from the Feminine
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Nina Simons co-founded Bioneers in 1990, a nonprofit that identifies, promotes and connects breakthrough solutions for our most pressing environmental and social challenges. Previously, she was President of Seeds of Change and Director of Strategic Marketing for Odwalla. Now, Nina translates her life experience to inspire and inform the emerging leadership of others, with an increasing focus on the leadership of women and restoring the 'feminine' within us all. bioneers.org

Nina SimonsNina Simons: Cultivating Women's Leadership (57:19) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
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. www.bioneers.org

Tami SimmonsTami Simmons: Sounds True Wake Up Festival (47:38)
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Tami Simon started Sounds True, a multi-media publisher, at the age of 22, with with a dream, a tape recorder, and a $50,000 inheritance she received upon the death of her father. Twenty-two years, over 600 titles, and 2 million catalogs per year later Tami has grown Sounds True into North America’s leading publisher of spoken-word spiritual teachings, and one of the world's very first organizations to operate along genuinely Integral principles, with the emphasis on  "multiple bottom lines" of purpose, profit, people, and planet. www.soundstrue.com

Jeffrey M. SmithDeborah Koons Garcia Jeffrey M. Smith - Deborah Koons Garcia: GMO's The Future Of Food (54:38)
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Jeffrey M. Smith is a leading spokesperson on the health dangers of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs). Deborah Koons Garcia was the instigator and chief Creative Consultant for Grateful Dawg, a documentary about the musical friendship between her husband Jerry Garcia and David Grisman. Her documentary, The Future of Food was shown over a dozen times as a work in progress in Mendocino County, California before the March 2004 election and was the primary element in passing Measure H, which bans the planting of genetically engineered crops in the county. www.seedsofdeception.com - www.thefutureoffood.com

Fran Smith and Sheila HimmelFran Smith and Sheila Himmel: Compassionate End-of-Life Care and the Hospice Movement (51:47)
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Fran Smith has written for O: The Oprah Magazine, Redbook, Salon, Good Housekeeping and many other websites and newspapers, including the San Jose Mercury News. A former John S. Knight Fellow at Stanford University and Pulitzer Prize winner, she lives in Dobbs Ferry, N.Y.
 
Sheila Himmel is the coauthor of Hungry:  A Mother and Daughter Fight Anorexia.  Her work has appeared in The New York Times,USA Today, the Washington Post, the Robb Report, and MMagazine.  As restaurant critic of the San Jose Mercury News, she won a James Beard Award for feature writing.  She lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Eliezer SobelEliezer Sobel: Blue Sky White Clouds: A Book for Memory Challenged Adults
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Eliezer Sobel is the author of Minyan: Ten Jewish Men in a World That is Heartbroken, selected by National Book Award winner John Casey as the winner of the prestigious Peter Taylor Prize For the Novel; a memoir, The 99th Monkey, A Spiritual Journalist’s Misadventures with Gurus, Messiahs, Sex, Psychedelics and Other Consciousness-Raising Experiments: and Wild Heart Dancing: A Personal One-Day Quest to Liberate the Artist and Lover Within. His most recent work is Blue Sky, White Clouds: A book for Memory-Challenged. Eliezer leads creativity and singing workshops around the United States and lives in Richmond Virginia, with his wife, Shari. www.blueskywhiteclouds.com

Eliezer SobelEliezer Sobel: The 99th Monkey (55:45) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
According to his latest business card, Eliezer Sobel's current job titleis "Human Being." Although, as his wife Shari Cordon points out, "He only works at it part-time." Sobel divides his time between writing, painting, playing music, performing and the life of the spiritual aspirant; suffering, seeking, striving, sitting. The sordid details of that journey are chronicled in his new book, The 99th Monkey: A Spiritual Journalist’s Misadventures with Gurus, Sex, Psycheldelics, and Other Consciousness-Raising Experiments. www.eliezersobel.com

John TravisJohn Travis: Maitreya Loving Kindness Tour Interview (with Steve Solinsky and Amanda Russell) (49:41)
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John Travis has been a student of Vipassana since 1969. Throughout his life he has lived in monastic communities, including 10 years in Asia. John has been teaching meditation since the mid 1980's. He leads retreats in Northern California and around the United States and abroad. John is the founding teacher of Mountain Stream Meditation Center in the Sierra Foothills, and is a senior teacher at Spirit Rock Meditation Center, in Woodacre, Marin County, CA www.johntravis.org  www.mtstream.org

Amanda Russell has worked as the Relic Tour manager since 2012. Before the tour she spent many years traveling to different parts of the world and around the United States. During her travels she studied art, communication, social sciences, and massage therapy at various universities. Amanda has been practicing Buddhism for about three years and her first experience with Buddhism began with the holy Relics. www.maitreyarelictour.com/press

Steve Solinsky has been a nationally recognized fine art photographer for the past 40 years. Previous co-owner of Mowen Solinsky Gallery in Nevada City. With a long time meditation practice, he's currently Board Chairman of the new Mountain Stream Meditation Center in Nevada City and head of the Mountain Stream committee charged with bringing the Relics to our community. www.solinskyphoto.com

Tina Stanley & Ed BastianTina Stanley & Ed Bastian: Living Fully, Dying Well (53:29) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
Tina Staley, MSW, is a clinical social worker and Cancer Guide with Duke University Medical Center and provides supportive self-guidance to cancer patients and their families for an enhanced quality of life through multi-dimensional care needs and courses of treatment. She helps to address concerns and feelings raised by a diagnosis of cancer. Edward W. Bastian, Ph.D., is a Buddhist scholar and teacher and was executive producer for a series of award-winning BBC and PBS programs about religion and three films about Tibetan Buddhism for the National Endowment for the Humanities. He taught classes about world religion and directed the biodiversity program at the Smithsonian Institution. He is president of the Spiritual Paths Foundation. www.spiritualpaths.net & pathfindersforcancer.org

Mirabai StarrMirabai Starr: God of Love: At the Heart of Judaism, Christianity and Islam (59:02)
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Mirabai Starr writes fiction, creative non-fiction and contemporary translations of sacred literature. She teaches Philosophy and World Religions at the University of New Mexico-Taos and teaches and speaks widely on contemplative practice and inter-spiritual dialog. She has received critical acclaim for her revolutionary new translations of "Dark Night of the Soul" by 16th century Spanish mystic St. John of the Cross, and "The Interior Castle" and "The Book of My Life," by St. Teresa of Avila. She is the editor and writer of the six-volume Sounds True series, “Devotions, Prayers & Living Wisdom,” and contributing author to "Living Fully, Dying Well: Reflecting on Death to Find Your Life’s Meaning." Her poetry collection, "Mother of God Similar to Fire," is a collaboration with iconographer, William Hart McNichols. Mirabai’s newest book, "God of Love: A Guide to the Heart of Judaism, Christianity and Islam," positions her at the vanguard of the emerging “Interspiritual Movement.” http://mirabaistarr.com

William Keepin PhDInterfaith Spirituality with Mirabai Starr, Rev. Matthew Wright, Yogacharya Ellen Grace O'Brian & William Keepin PhD (1:47:44) listen (to download, right click and "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")

Mirabai Starr writes fiction, creative non-fiction and contemporary translations of sacred literature. She teaches Philosophy and World Religions at the University of New Mexico-Taos and teaches and speaks widely on contemplative practice and inter-spiritual dialog. She has received critical acclaim for her revolutionary new translations of "Dark Night of the Soul" by 16th century Spanish mystic St. John of the Cross, and "The Interior Castle" and "The Book of My Life," by St. Teresa of Avila. Mirabai’s newest book, "God of Love: A Guide to the Heart of Judaism, Christianity and Islam," positions her at the vanguard of the emerging “Interspiritual Movement.” www.mirabaistarr.com

Rev. Matthew Wright, M.Div. is an ordained Episcopal priest, a Sufi dervish of the Mevlevi Order, and an initiate in the Ramakrishna Order of Vedanta. At age 28, he is a leading young voice within the emerging field of inter-spirituality and multiple religious belonging.  He currently lives with The Community of the Holy Spirit in Brewster, NY, and is the author of a pioneering essay, Reshaping Religion: Interspirituality and Multiple Religious Belonging.

Yogacharya Ellen Grace O'Brian is the Spiritual Director of the Center for Spiritual Enlightenment (CSE) with headquarters in San Jose, California, now in its 32nd year of service. CSE is a ministry in the spiritual tradition of Kriya Yoga that serves people from all faith backgrounds who are seeking Self- and God-realization. Yogacharya O’Brian is the author of several books on meditation and spiritual practice including Living the Eternal Way: Spiritual Meaning and Practice in Daily Life, and is the Editor of Enlightenment Journal, a quarterly yoga magazine as well as author of CD lessons on the classic spiritual works: The Gospel of Thomas, The Bhagavad Gita and The Upanishads. She is a frequent speaker at conferences and retreats both nationally and internationally on the value of meditation for seekers of spiritual truth and the importance of ethical and spiritual awakening to contribute to world peace. www.CSEcenter.org
 
William Keepin PhD, is co-founder of the Satyana Institute and founder of the Gender Reconciliation International project, which leads workshops for healing and reconciliation between women and men. A mathematical physicist with thirty scientific publications on sustainable energy and global warming, he became a whistleblower in nuclear science policy. He has trained extensively in spiritual traditions the East and West for over three decades. Will is a Fellow of the Findhorn Foundation and adjunct faculty of Holy Names University.  He also leads contemplative retreats on the emerging inter-spirituality that bridges major world religions and science. He is the author of Divine Duality and coauthor of several other books. www.GRworld.org

Will StegerWill Steger: empowering climate change solutions (52:39) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
Will Steger has been an eyewitness to the ongoing catastrophic consequences of global warming. A formidable voice calling for understanding and the preservation of the Arctic and the Earth, Will Steger is best known for his legendary polar explorations. He has traveled tens of thousands of miles by kayak and dog-sled over 45 years. Thus the Will Steger Foundation is educating, inspiring and empowering the public in a campaign to solve global warming. Steger is the author of four books. www.willstegerfoundation.org and www.willsteger.com

Sandra SteingraberSandra Steingraber, PH. D.: Living a meaningful life (55:33) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
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. steingraber.com

Matt SteinMat Stein: Navigating the Coming Chaos Part 2
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Matthew Stein is an MIT-educated engineer, author and building contractor, Matthew Stein has built hurricane-resistant, energy-efficient, and environmentally friendly homes and designed computer disc drives, water filtration devices, solar PV roofing panels, medical bacteriological filters, and automated assembly machinery, among other things. An avid outdoorsman, he currently resides with his wife, Josie, in the High Sierra Mountains near Lake Tahoe, California. His latest book is When Technology Fails: A manual for self-reliance, sustainability, and surviving the long emergency. www.whentechfails.com

Matthew SteinMatthew Stein: Emergency Preparation and Crisis Survival
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Matthew Stein is an author, engineer, inventor and specializing in hurricane resistant, energy efficient and environmentally friendly homes. He is the author of When Technology Fails: A Manual for Self-Reliance, Sustainability, and Surviving the Long Emergency. www.whentechfails.com

Matthew SteinMatthew Stein: When Technology Fails (57:34) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
Matthew Stein is an author, engineer, inventor and specializing in hurricane resistant, energy efficient and environmentally friendly homes. He is the author of When Technology Fails: A Manual for Self-Reliance, Sustainability, and Surviving the Long Emergency. www.whentechfails.com

Brother DavidBrother David Steindl-Rast: Grateful Living (56:03) listen (to download, right click and "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
Brother David, a Benedictine monk, is probably the world’s leading scholar on gratefulness. He co-founded the Center for Spiritual Studies in 1968 and together with Thomas Merton, Brother David helped launch a global renewal of religious life. He has authored numerous books on gratefulness, belonging and Buddhist and Christian Practices. Brother David has brought spiritual depth into the lives of countless people whom he touches through his lectures, his workshops, and his writings. www.gratefulness.org

David CrowJanet Larsen & Matthew Stein: Making Shift Happen (53:49) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
Janet Larsen, is the Director of Research for the Earth Policy Institute, working with Lester Brown on Plan B 4.0 Mobilizing to Save Civilization. She is a co-author of The Earth Policy Reader and has written on topics ranging from natural resources availability to population growth and climate change. www.earth-policy.org
David CrowMatthew Stein is the author of the highly praised book When Technology Fails a comprehensive manual on sustainable living skills. As the owner of Stein Design & Construction, he has built hurricane resistant, energy efficient and environmentally friendly homes. www.whentechfails.com

José Luis Stevens, PhDJosé Luis Stevens, PhD: The Power Path (51:08)
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José Luis Stevens, PhD, is the president and co-founder (with his wife Lena Stevens) of Power Path Seminars, an international school dedicated to the application of indigenous wisdom in business and everyday life. He is the author of The Power Path (New World, 2002), and lives in Santa Fe, NM. www.josestevens.com

Michael K. StoneMichael K. Stone: Smart by Nature: Schooling for Sustainability (53:11) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")Michael K. Stone is senior editor at the Center for Ecoliteracy. He is the author of Smart by Nature: Schooling for Sustainability and coeditor of Ecological Literacy: Educating Our Children for a Sustainable World. Michael was managing editor of Whole Earth Magazine and the Millennium Whole Earth Catalog. www.ecoliteracy.org

Generation Waking Up! logoYouth on the Move: Part One: Generation Wake Up: How A New Generation Of Young People Is Coming Of Age And Changing Our World www.generationwakingup.org
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Joshua Gorman
is a lifelong student of human development and transformational education with a focus on providing young people the experiences, knowledge, and skills they need to thrive in the twenty-first century. He serves on the Board of Directors for the Global Youth Action Network, and in 2008 co-founded Global Passageways, a network of individuals and organizations working in youth development and contemporary rites of passage. He is the Co-Coordinator of Generation Waking Up, and is also working to complete a book titled Generation Waking Up: How A New Generation Of Young People Is Coming Of Age And Changing Our World.

Valerie Love is a young changemaker in the areas of youth empowerment, sustainability, and vibrant local economies. She has managed campaigns at Clean Water Action, worked to build local food systems with Buy Fresh Buy Local, consulted with local governments to increase socially and environmentally responsible purchasing, and facilitated workshops exploring transformational
leadership for social change. Currently, Valerie works with Generation Waking Up on the development of the WakeUp experience, an interactive, multimedia, peer-led educational workshop that moves young people into inspired action.

Piya Banerjee graduated with a B.A. in Finance and International Business from the University of Washington. She has worked a variety of positions post-graduation including Management Consultant, GMAT Instructor, and Public Relations and Development Manager for an education-based non-profit in Hyderabad, India. She is also a lifelong student of human development, yoga, and music and now works as a Core Team member of Generation Waking Up.

Part Two: Waging Nonviolence
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Waging Nonviolence is a source for news, analysis, and original reporting about nonviolent activism, as well as for discussion of the theory behind it. www.wagingnonviolence.org

Bryan Farrell is a New York-based writer and editor for Waging Nonviolence, ablog that covers nonviolent action around the world. His work has also appeared in The Guardian, The Nation, Mother Jones, Slate, Grist and Earth Island Journal.

Eric Stoner is a New York-based freelance journalist and an adjunct professor at St. Peter's College. His articles have appeared in The Guardian, Mother Jones, The Nation, The Huffington Post, Sojourners, In These Times, and the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, among other publications. He edits and writes for Waging Nonviolence, a blog that covers nonviolent actions and campaigns around the world.

Part Three: The Boys to Men Project: with Barry Friedman
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Boys to Men was created to guide adolescent boys on their journey to manhood. Their mission is to help boys become better men.
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Brian SwimmeBrian Swimme and Ivone Gebara: The Universe Story - The unification of science and religion
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Brian Swimme, PhD, is a cosmologist, and the author of the Hidden Heart of the Cosmos, The Universe Story (with Thomas Berry), The Universe is a Green Dragon and the video series The Canticle of the Cosmos and Earth’s Imagination.  He co-authored the new book Journey of the Universe with Mary Evelyn Tucker and the storyteller in the new film by the same name.

Ivone GebaraIvone Gebara, PhD, is a Brazilian Sister of Our Lady (Canoneses of St. Augustine) and one of Latin America's leading theologians, writing from the perspective of ecofeminism and liberation theology. Gebara claims that ecofeminism is born of "daily life" and thus considers garbage in the street, inadequate health care, and other daily survival crises faced by poor women to be central issues in ecofeminist liberation theology.

Brian SwimmeBrian Swimme: The Unfolding Story of the Earth (45:41) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As") An author, teacher, and contemporary philosopher, Brian is a mathematical cosmologist on the graduate faculty of the California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco. He brings a unique perspective to the understanding of the 13.7-billion-year trajectory of cosmic genesis, viewing humanity as having evolved out of, and being an integral part of, the universe as a whole. www.brianswimme.org

SYRCL Wild and Scenic Film FestivalSaving our Planets’ Rivers plus an overview of the SYRCL Wild and Scenic Film Festival (51:53)
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James Q. Martin: Born from a love of wild places, James Q. Martin captures the contagious energy of adventurous souls and transforms it into lasting images. Q’s photography conveys the dynamic relationship between athlete and place inspiring simultaneous respect for the athlete and the natural world. Whether it’s on the sheer side of a Yosemite wall, a remote village in Chile, or the city streets of a mountain town, he is always in search of that decisive moment. http://www.jamesqmartin.com   

Shana Maziarz is the Creative Director of the Wild & Scenic Film Festival.  She has a BA from Prescott College and an Ed.M from Harvard University.  She has been a college professor, high school principal, farmer, milkmaid, and baker. She spent a decade as an outdoor educator and another handful running incredible non-profits.  She spends a disproportionate amount of time playing in the snow and is happiest when encountering wild animals on their terms, going downhill fast and riding her bike at night. http://www.wildandscenicfilmfestival.org

Jane Baldwin
is a photographer based in Sonoma Valley, California. Through photographs and field recordings, Jane Baldwin explores the role of women in the indigenous cultures of the Omo River Valley. Initially, Jane went to photograph, but she quickly became immersed in the lives of the women of that region. Since 2005, she has made annual trips to visit these women and seek a deeper understanding of their cultures and the issues they face as development encroaches.  For more information please visit her website www.janebaldwin.com 

Jason Rainey is the Executive Director of International Rivers, where he leads a global river advocacy organization with offices in California, Brazil, South Africa, India and Thailand.  Jason's advocacy began as a student working on college divestment campaigns against the South African apartheid regime in the early 1990's and his passion for rivers and ecosystem restoration is borne out of his experiences within the Yuba River Watershed.  Jason served as Executive Director of the South Yuba River Citizens League (SYRCL) from 2005-2011. http://www.internationalrivers.org

Movement as MedicineMovement as Medicine: Cancer and Dance a Healing Story (57:26)
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with special guests: Bella Dreizler, Georgia Kukowski, and Nandi Szabo, M.A., ADTR
Bella Dreizler lives in Sacramento where she has practiced physical therapy more than 40 years.  She’s also a certified yoga teacher & 5Rhythms instructor, a facilitation mistress witnessing and celebrating people moving toward freedom.  Bella has spent an entire lifetime fermenting this mix of movement medicine, and brings a body wisdom infused with heart and soul to the dance floor, the yoga mat and the treatment table.  For more information about her world visit www.bodyjoy.net

Georgia Kukowski is a cancer patient and mother of two young children. Last August she discovered a lump in her right breast. Georgia was a full-time student running her own business and had no insurance. She was in no-woman's land of insurance, not having it and the same time now having a "pre-existing condition." and ended up waiting for over four months on a biopsy funding wait-list. She was diagnosed with breast cancer. After a series of diagnostic tests, and one round of strong chemo, it became clear that the cancer had spread and she was labeled" incurable." Then she discovered movement as medicine. We will be talking about how movement has transformed her life…

Nandi Szabo, M.A., ADTR, is an expressive arts therapist and registered dance movement therapist, having established programs in hospitals, mental health agencies and schools for the last 24 years.  She combines training in psychology, art and movement to provide individual and group experiences that offers a creative feedback system and a place to clarify and transform feelings through movement and art.  She currently teaches courses  “The Psychology of Creativity, Intuition and Problem Solving” and “ The Heroic Journey”  and "The Psychology of Death and Dying" at Sacramento City College.



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ThanksgivingThanksgiving Day Special*: Gratitude: A practice (58:53) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
A 2 hour special with Brother David, Lynn Twist, Roshi Joan Halifax. Join Conversations Host Michael Stone for this uplifting and interactive dialogue about gratitude, gratefulness and thanks giving. (*various interview excerpts only)

Ed TickEd Tich: War and the Soul, July 26, 2011
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Dr. Edward Tick, author of the groundbreaking book “War and the Soul” and founder of Soldier’s Heart, is a practicing psychotherapist specializing in veterans with PTSD. He has been in private psychotherapy practice since 1975 and began focusing on veteran’s issues in 1979. A practicing psychotherapist for more than 25 years, he is a nationally recognized authority on the psychological, spiritual, historical, and cultural aspects of war in the healing of PTSD. For more go to soldiersheart.net

Ed TickEd Tick: War and the Soul (48:37) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
Edward Tick, Ph.D., is an expert on post-traumatic stress disorder. A practicing psychotherapist for more than 25 years, he is a nationally recognized authority on the psychological, spiritual, historical, and cultural aspects of war in the healing of PTSD. For more go to soldiersheart.net

Colin TippingColin Tipping: Radical Forgiveness (52:30) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
Colin Tipping is the creator of Radical Forgiveness, one the most powerful leading-edge technologies for personal and spiritual growth available today. His book, “Radical Forgiveness: Making Room for the Miracle,” has become an international best-seller, leading to the healing of individuals, families, races, corporations and communities. Tipping has authored other books, including his latest, Getting to Heaven on a Harley: and has many online programs to help people apply the Radical Forgiveness Technology to their lives. www.radicalforgiveness.com

Michael Tobias & Jane MorrisonMichael Tobias & Jane Morrison (52:36)
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Michael Charles Tobias is an ecologist, author, filmmaker, historian, explorer, anthropologist, educator, non-violence activist. and president of the Dancing Star Foundation, a nonprofit organization based in California and focused on international biodiversity conservation, global environmental education, and animal protection. His works include World War III: Population and the Biosphere at the End of the Millennium, Sanctuary: Global Oases of Innocence, and the recent feature film trilogy No Vacancy, Mad Cowboy and Hotspots. www.imdb.com/name/nm0864888

Jane Gray Morrison is an ecologist whose work has taken her to over 30 countries. As a filmmaker, Ms. Morrison has produced numerous films for such networks as Discovery, PBS (where she also Co-Directed "A Day in the Life of Ireland" for Irish Television and WNET/New York) and Turner Broadcasting for which she served as Senior Producer for "Voice of the Planet," a 10-hour dramatic series based upon the history of life on Earth. Ms. Morrison recently completed a feature film documentary trilogy, "Mad Cowboy," "No Vacancy" and "Hotspots," as well as her recent short film, "Yasuní – A Meditation on Life" for the Rio+20 Summit. For eleven + years Ms. Morrison has served as the Executive Vice President of Dancing Star Foundation. www.dancingstarfoundation.org

John TravisJohn Travis: Maitreya Loving Kindness Tour Interview (with Steve Solinsky and Amanda Russell) (49:41)
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John Travis has been a student of Vipassana since 1969. Throughout his life he has lived in monastic communities, including 10 years in Asia. John has been teaching meditation since the mid 1980's. He leads retreats in Northern California and around the United States and abroad. John is the founding teacher of Mountain Stream Meditation Center in the Sierra Foothills, and is a senior teacher at Spirit Rock Meditation Center, in Woodacre, Marin County, CA www.johntravis.org  www.mtstream.org

Amanda Russell has worked as the Relic Tour manager since 2012. Before the tour she spent many years traveling to different parts of the world and around the United States. During her travels she studied art, communication, social sciences, and massage therapy at various universities. Amanda has been practicing Buddhism for about three years and her first experience with Buddhism began with the holy Relics. www.maitreyarelictour.com/press

Steve Solinsky has been a nationally recognized fine art photographer for the past 40 years. Previous co-owner of Mowen Solinsky Gallery in Nevada City. With a long time meditation practice, he's currently Board Chairman of the new Mountain Stream Meditation Center in Nevada City and head of the Mountain Stream committee charged with bringing the Relics to our community. www.solinskyphoto.com

John TravisJohn Travis: Discovering Mountain Stream Meditation Center (57:34)
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John Travis has been a student of Vipassana since 1969. Throughout his life he has lived in monastic communities, including 10 years in Asia. John has been teaching meditation since the mid 1980's. He leads retreats in Northern California and around the United States and abroad. John is the founding teacher of Mountain Stream Meditation Center in the Sierra Foothills, and is a senior teacher at Spirit Rock Meditation Center, in Woodacre, Marin County, CA. www.johntravis.org

John M. TravisJohn Travis: Finding Center
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John Travis has been a student of Vipassana since 1969. John has been teaching meditation since the mid 1980's. He leads retreats in Northern California and around the United States and abroad. John is the founding teacher of Mountain Stream Meditation Center in the Sierra Foothills, and is a senior teacher at Spirit Rock Meditation Center, in Woodacre, Marin County, CA. www.johntravis.org

Mary Evelyn TuckerMary Evelyn Tucker: Journey of the Universe
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Mary Evelyn Tucker is a senior lecturer and research scholar, Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies and Yale Divinity School. She is co-founder and co-director of the Forum on Religion and Ecology at Yale and author of Worldly Wonder: Religions Enter Their Ecological Phase. http://fore.research.yale.edu/

Will TuttleWill Tuttle, Ph.D.: Eating for Spiritual Health and Social Harmony
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Will Tuttle, Ph.D. is a professional pianist, composer, and teacher. For the past fifteen years he has presented at progressive churches, vegetarian and human potential conferences, and intentional communities throughout the country. He trained in Korea as a Zen Buddhist monk and has worked extensively in Tai Chi, yoga, mediation, intuition development, and spiritual healing. He is the author of The World Peace Diet: Eating for Spiritual Health and Social Harmony. http://willtuttle.com

Bill TwistBill Twist: Environmental and Social Transformation in South America (53:25)
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Bill Twist is a Philanthropist, Activist, Co-Founder and Board President of the Pachamama Alliance, and the President of Champion Securities Company. Bill is a tireless worker for environmental sustainability, social justice and spiritual fulfillment. www.pachamama.org

Lynne TwistLynne Twist: The Soul of Money
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Lynne Twist is a global activist, fundraiser, speaker, consultant, and author. She has dedicated her life to global initiatives that serve the best instincts in all of us. Lynn has raised hundreds of millions of dollars and trained thousands of fundraisers to be more effective in their work. The compelling stories and insights gained from her experiences inspire Lynne's keynotes and workshops, and are the foundation for her best selling, award winning book The Soul of Money. Lynne founded the Soul of Money Institute to express her commitment to supporting and empowering people in finding peace and sufficiency in their relationship with money and the money culture. www.soulofmoney.org

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Alberto Villoldo, Ph.D.Alberto Villoldo: Ancient Medicine of the Amazon
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Alberto Villoldo, Ph.D. is trained as a psychologist and medical anthropologist. He began his research in the Amazon, working with medicine which led him to the high mountains of the Andes and the Inka medicine people, where he discovered a group of healers who specialized in treating illness before it manifested in the physical body. In 1984, Dr. Villoldo founded the Four Winds Society to bring the teachings of these master healers to the West. The Four Winds Society is preserving a thousand year old tradition of knowledge to achieve personal and planetary healing. Dr. Villoldo's many books include: Mending the Past, Healing the Future with Soul Retrieval; Shaman, Healer, Sage; and The First Story Ever Told. www.thefourwinds.com

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Tim Van WagnerTim Van Wagner and Cathe’ Fish: Living Lands Agrarian Network (54:08)
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A Nevada City native, Tim Van Wagner partnered with Leo Chapman of Bluebird Farm, a local CSA, after completing college. In addition to farming the two created the Living Lands Agrarian Network whose mission is to serve as a network of ecologically minded farmers and community members working to strengthen our community’s ties and connections to the land, support agrarian education and ecological literacy, and carefully steward the land on which we farm and live. www.eco-farm.org
Cathe’ FishCathe Fish: Since 1987, Nevada County resident, Cathe' Fish, speaker, sustainability teacher, master gardner and permaculture educator, has been working as an experienced drylands Permaculture Design Consultant. Cathe' has also taught passive solar building design at straw bale workshops for many years. Besides teaching permaculture classes, giving permaculture consultations, and creating permaculture designs, she farms  at the Living Lands Agrarian Network. www.practicalpermaculture.com

Hank WesselmanHank Wesselman Phd: Ancestral Wisdom from a Hawaiian Shaman
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Research paleoanthropologist Hank Wesselman is one of those rare cutting edge scientists who truly walks between the worlds. He has spent much of his life working among traditional tribal peoples, primarily in Africa and Polynesia. For the past 30 years, he has conducted research with an international group of scientists, exploring eastern Africa's Great Rift Valley in search of answers to the mystery of human origins. He is also a shaman in training, now in the 20th year of his apprenticeship. He is the author of many books including his latest, The Bowl of Light. www.sharedwisdom.com

Sandra Ingerman and Hank Wesselman: Shamanic Journeying (51:14) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
Sandra IngermanSandra Ingerman teaches workshops internationally on shamanic journeying, healing, and reversing environmental pollution using spiritual methods. She has trained and founded an international alliance of Medicine for the Earth Teachers and shamanic teachers. Sandra is recognized for bridging ancient cross-cultural healing methods into our modern culture addressing the needs of our times. She is the author of numerous books on Shamanism. www.sandraingerman.com
Hank WesselmanResearch paleoanthropologist Hank Wesselman is one of those rare cutting edge scientists who truly walks between the worlds. He has spent much of his life working among traditional tribal peoples, primarily in Africa and Polynesia. For the past 30 years, he has conducted research with an international group of scientists, exploring eastern Africa's Great Rift Valley in search of answers to the mystery of human origins. He is also a shaman in training, now in the 20th year of his apprenticeship. He is the author of many books including his latest, VISIONSEEKER. www.sharedwisdom.com

Judy WicksJudy Wicks: Building local living economies Part 2 (53:50)
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Judy Wicks is owner and founder of Philadelphia’s 25-year-old White Dog Cafe, and a national leader in the local, living economies movement. In 2004, Inc magazine named Judy one of America's 25 most fascinating entrepreneurs, "because she's put in place more progressive business practices per square foot than any other entrepreneur." Judy is also co-founder and chair of the Business Alliance for Local Living Economies (BALLE) and of the Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia (SBA). www.judywicks.com

Judy WicksJudy Wicks: Building local living economies (51:11)
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Judy Wicks is owner and founder of Philadelphia’s 25-year-old White Dog Cafe, and a national leader in the local, living economies movement. In 2004, Inc magazine named Judy one of America's 25 most fascinating entrepreneurs, "because she's put in place more progressive business practices per square foot than any other entrepreneur." Judy is also co-founder and chair of the Business Alliance for Local Living Economies (BALLE) and of the Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia (SBA). www.judywicks.com

Judy WicksJudy Wicks: Inside the White Dog Cafe (48:31) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
Judy Wicks is owner and founder of Philadelphia’s 25-year-old White Dog Cafe, and a national leader in the local, living economies movement. In 2004, Inc magazine named Judy one of America's 25 most fascinating entrepreneurs, "because she's put in place more progressive business practices per square foot than any other entrepreneur." Judy is also co-founder and chair of the Business Alliance for Local Living Economies (BALLE) and of the Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia (SBA). www.judywicks.com

Time BankingCharles Eisenstein & Will Wilkinson: Time Banks and Alternative Economic Systems
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Charles Eisenstein is a Professor, lecturer and workshop leader. He is also theAuthor of The Ascent of Humanity, the upcoming Sacred Economics, and two influential essays on money: Money and the Crisis of Civilization and Money and The Turning of Age A faculty member of Goddard College, he speaks and writes about civilization, economics, and the evolution of human consciousness. www.ascentofhumanity.com

Will Wilkinson, co-author of Forgiving the Unforgivable, has been a professional ghost writer for ten years. He's also produced and hosted hundreds of television interviews and is currently working on a trilogy of feature science fiction films. His interest in alternative currencies began when he founded and ran a health clinic in Victoria, BC Canada for five years in the 80's, successfully offering services on an entirely donation basis. He cofounded the Southern Oregon Time Bank over a year ago. It now has 150 members with exchanges every day. www.sotb.org

Marianne WilliamsonMarianne Williamson: The Law of Divine Compensation (47:44)
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Marianne Williamson is an internationally acclaimed author and lecturer. Six of her books have been New Your Times bestsellers, including A Return to Love, The Age of Miracles, A Course in Weight Loss, and The Gift of Change. She has been a popular guest on The Oprah Winfrey Show, Larry King Live, Good Morning America, and Charlie Rose. A Newsweek poll named her one of the fifty most influential baby boomers. www.marianne.com

S. Brian WilsonS. Brian Wilson: Blood on the Tracks, A nonviolent patriot
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S. Brian Wilson is a Vietnam veteran whose wartime experiences transformed him into a revolutionary nonviolent pacifist. On September 1, 1987, he was thrust into the public eye when he was run over and nearly killed by a U.S. navy Munitions train while engaging in a nonviolent blockade in protest of weapons shipments to El Salvador. Since the 1980's he has continued efforts to educate the public about the diabolical nature of U.S. imperialism while striving to "walk his talk" (on two prosthetic legs and a three-wheeled hand cycle) by creating a model of right livelihood including a simpler lifestyle. brianwillson.com

William Keepin PhDInterfaith Spirituality with Mirabai Starr, Rev. Matthew Wright, Yogacharya Ellen Grace O'Brian & William Keepin PhD (1:47:44) listen (to download, right click and "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")

Mirabai Starr writes fiction, creative non-fiction and contemporary translations of sacred literature. She teaches Philosophy and World Religions at the University of New Mexico-Taos and teaches and speaks widely on contemplative practice and inter-spiritual dialog. She has received critical acclaim for her revolutionary new translations of "Dark Night of the Soul" by 16th century Spanish mystic St. John of the Cross, and "The Interior Castle" and "The Book of My Life," by St. Teresa of Avila. Mirabai’s newest book, "God of Love: A Guide to the Heart of Judaism, Christianity and Islam," positions her at the vanguard of the emerging “Interspiritual Movement.” www.mirabaistarr.com

Rev. Matthew Wright, M.Div. is an ordained Episcopal priest, a Sufi dervish of the Mevlevi Order, and an initiate in the Ramakrishna Order of Vedanta. At age 28, he is a leading young voice within the emerging field of inter-spirituality and multiple religious belonging.  He currently lives with The Community of the Holy Spirit in Brewster, NY, and is the author of a pioneering essay, Reshaping Religion: Interspirituality and Multiple Religious Belonging.

Yogacharya Ellen Grace O'Brian is the Spiritual Director of the Center for Spiritual Enlightenment (CSE) with headquarters in San Jose, California, now in its 32nd year of service. CSE is a ministry in the spiritual tradition of Kriya Yoga that serves people from all faith backgrounds who are seeking Self- and God-realization. Yogacharya O’Brian is the author of several books on meditation and spiritual practice including Living the Eternal Way: Spiritual Meaning and Practice in Daily Life, and is the Editor of Enlightenment Journal, a quarterly yoga magazine as well as author of CD lessons on the classic spiritual works: The Gospel of Thomas, The Bhagavad Gita and The Upanishads. She is a frequent speaker at conferences and retreats both nationally and internationally on the value of meditation for seekers of spiritual truth and the importance of ethical and spiritual awakening to contribute to world peace. www.CSEcenter.org
 
William Keepin PhD, is co-founder of the Satyana Institute and founder of the Gender Reconciliation International project, which leads workshops for healing and reconciliation between women and men. A mathematical physicist with thirty scientific publications on sustainable energy and global warming, he became a whistleblower in nuclear science policy. He has trained extensively in spiritual traditions the East and West for over three decades. Will is a Fellow of the Findhorn Foundation and adjunct faculty of Holy Names University.  He also leads contemplative retreats on the emerging inter-spirituality that bridges major world religions and science. He is the author of Divine Duality and coauthor of several other books. www.GRworld.org

David CrowDavid Whyte: The Three Marriages (51:59) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
David Whyte, Poet, Author, Lecturer holds a degree in Marine Zoology and has traveled extensively, including living and working as a naturalist guide in the Galapagos Islands and leading anthropological and natural history expeditions in the Andes, the Amazon and the Himalaya. He brings this wealth of experience to his poetry, lectures and workshops. www.davidwhyte.com

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Lily YehLily Yeh: Inspiration and Community Building
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Lily Yeh is an internationally celebrated artist and award-winning founder and former executive and artistic director of the Village of Arts and Humanities. Since 1986, with the help of neighborhood children and adults, Yeh has built the Village from an abandoned lot into an organization and a community. She has infused the Village with her own artistic sensitivity and vision, collaborating with other artists and community residents to create a place that brings art into both the physical space and daily rhythms of life. Expanding beyond North Philadelphia, Yeh's work has taken her to communities around the world. www.barefootartists.org

Jaimal YogisJaimal Yogis (49:16) listen (to download, right click and "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")

Jaimal Yogis is an author, journalist, and outdoors-man. His first book, a coming-of-age memoir called Saltwater Buddha, was praised by The Times of London, The Age, The Oregonian, Publishers Weekly, The Huffington Post, The San Francisco Chronicle, and many others. Saltwater Buddha: the film, an adaptation of the book, will go to film festivals in 2013. Jaimal’s second book, The Fear Project, is a personal and journalistic investigation into our most primal emotion. To report the story, Jaimal not only interviewed some of the world’s top neuroscientists; he also dove with great white sharks, swam to Alcatraz and back, and even surfed the deadly break known as Mavericks. http://www.jaimalyogis.com

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Gary Zukav & Linda FrancisGary Zukav and Linda Francis: Making Your Life Count (52:41) listen (to download, right click "Save Link As" (IE "Save Target As")
Gary Zukav is a Harvard graduate, Vietnam Veteran, Green Beret, recovering person, spiritual wayfarer, and a favorite guest on Oprah. Gary Zukav is the author of The Dancing Wu Li Masters, The Seat of the Soul and most recently Soul Stories. He and his partner Linda Francis will be joining us to talk about expressing our soul into the world. garyzukav.wwwhubs.com

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