Tag Archive: money

Free Forum Q&A: SARAH VanGELDER Editor-in-Chief, YES! Magazine 10 Hopeful Things That Happened in 2013

   Aired 01/05/14   These days the media are full of lists – the best and worst of 2013 – movies, TV, music, books, etc. as well as lists of resolutions and tips for 2014. So when I got an email from SARAH VanGELDER, co-founder and editor-in-chief of YES! Magazine, in which she wrote. “I…

Free Forum Q&A – RICHARD HEINBERG, Author of SNAKE OIL: Fracking’s Promise of Plenty Imperils Our Future

   Aired: 12/1/13   What do you know about hydraulic fracturing or “fracking” of natural gas?Probably depends on who you’re listening to. The fossil fuel industry tells you it’s the biggest energy development of the century, which promises America energy independence for the US and a huge boost to our economy with benefits to local…

Free Forum Q&A: JARON LANIER, Author of WHO OWNS THE FUTURE?

    Aired: 11/24/13 After its recent IPO, Twitter is valued at nearly $25Billion. Now what is Twitter? Millions of tweets created and shared by users plus some ads. But how many users get a piece of that $25Billion? Well, none. Where would Facebook be without Friends? What would Twitter, Amazon, Yelp, and any network…

Q&A w/ DOUG FINE, Author of TOO HIGH TO FAIL: Cannabis and the New Green Economic Revolution

   Aired: 06/23/13 This week, in the second of a two-part series (Part One with CARL HART, author of HIGH PRICE: A Neuroscientist’s Journey of Self-Discovery that Challenges Everything You Know about Drugs and Society) I’m joined by DOUG FINE to talk about the accelerating movement to change the rules on marijuana. According to Fine,…

Q&A w/ author, Carl Hart – HIGH PRICE: A Neuroscientist’s Journey of Self-Discovery that Challenges Everything You Know about Drugs and Society

     Aired: 06/16/13 This week’s guest, neuroscientist CARL HART grew up in one of Miami’s toughest neighborhoods and, in his first book, HIGH PRICE, he explores how it is that he avoided becoming one of the crack addicts he now studies. Columbia University’s first tenured African American professor in the sciences, Hart goes beyond…

Q&A: Marianne Williamson – Author, THE LAW OF DIVINE COMPENSATION

  Aired 12/16/12 We’ll talk about her newest book, THE LAW OF DIVINE COMPENSATION: On Work, Money, and Miracles. Examines the power of thoughts to attract-or deflect-breakthroughs in the areas of work and money. Marianne Williamson is an internationally acclaimed spiritual author and lecturer. Six of her ten published books have been New York Times…

Q&A: Election Reflections with Rob Johnson and Sherle Schwenninger

  Aired 11/11/12 I will reflect on Tuesday’s election with ROB JOHNSON of the INSTITUTE FOR NEW ECONOMIC THOUGHT and SHERLE SCHWENNINGER of NEW AMERICA FOUNDATION. Asking things like: Who does the campaign and the result say we are as a nation or a culture? Where are we likely to go from here? What does…

Q&A: Terry Tamminen – Cracking the Carbon Code

  Aired 09/02/12 When I first met TERRY TAMMINEN, he was living on a houseboat in the Marina and filling a position he’d founded as the first Santa Monica Baykeeper. No too long before that, he had been running a pool services company. And not too long after, he was Secretary of the California EPA….

Q&A: VANDANA SHIVA, Physicist, Ecologist, Activist, Editor, & Author

Aired 12/26/10

Dr. Vandana Shiva is a physicist, ecologist, activist, editor, and author of many books. In India she has established Navdanya, a movement for biodiversity conservation and farmers` rights. She directs the Research Foundation for Scienc…

Q&A: GRANT DAVIS-DENNY, Attorney

Aired 05/16/10

I’ll be joined by GRANT DAVIS DENNY, a knowledgeable expert and advocate for public financing of elections. Among other things, we’ll talk about the recent Supreme Court ruling in Citizens United vs FEC and Prop 15, a clean money pilot …