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    • NEW: JONATHAN BLANK, Sex, Drugs & Bicycles – How does Holland do it?
      In his documentary SEX, DRUGS & BICYCLES, high-tech entrepreneur JONATHAN BLANK asks, “How scary is life in a social democracy?” Beyond windmills, cannabis “coffeeshops”, and the red light district, Holland has one of the best economies in the world, is top 5 in almost every quality of life index, #1 for work-life balance. Dutch kids are the happiest in the world, the healthcare system is #3, and the government runs a budget surplus. Boo!

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    • NEW: TIFFANY SHLAIN – 24/6: The Power of Unplugging One Day a Week
      We’re learning more and more about the downsides of our constant attention to screens. Help is on the way. Filmmaker and Internet pioneer – she founded the Webbies, the Academy Awards of the digital world – TIFFANY SHLAIN offers a strategy she and her family have employed for nearly a decade. In 24/6, she introduceswhat she calls, a “Technology Shabbat” – turning off all screens for 24 hours one day a week. She says this practice has completely changed their lives, giving them more time, productivity, connection, and presence. What could it do for you?

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    • NEW: ADAM HOCHSCHILD-Lessons from a Dark Time – for our own dark times
      As soon as I picked up and started reading LESSONS FROM A DARK TIME, I wanted to have this conversation with ADAM HOCHSCHILD. As a writer, he doesn’t waste your time. He brings an artist’s touch and a moralist’s conscience to the issues and events he grapples with. He’s one of the founders of Mother Jones Magazine, and threaded through his journalism and his books – King Leopold’s Ghost, Spain in Our Hearts among them – is his concern for social justice and the people who fight for it. How did we get thorough dark times in our past? How are we going to get through these?

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    • NEW: TERRENCE McNALLY – 60s2.0 (15 min) Generations w Shared Values vs Global Crises
      I offer a commentary on what I call 60s2.0 – generations with shared values coming together to create the sort of fundamental change we need in order to improve the daily lives of millions and to solve the enormous problems we’ve created for ourselves.

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    • NEW: CHIP CONLEY, WISDOM @ WORK: The Making of a Modern Elder
      Life expectancy has grown 30 years in the U.S. since 1900—from 47 to 77. Meanwhile the rapid pace of new technology is changing the nature of work, so that you may struggle to keep up. 40% now have a boss who is younger than they are. After 24 years as CEO, CHIP CONLEY sold Joie de Vivre, the second largest boutique hotel brand in America. Four years later, the young founders of Airbnb hired him as Head of Global Hospitality and Strategy. Reflecting on his four years in that role, Conley proposes a new stage of life – the “Modern Elder” – for people who possess both the wisdom of age and the curiosity of youth, and who are searching for meaning, not retirement. He’s the author of Peak; Emotional Equations; and Wisdom at Work. https://www.modernelderacademy.com/chip-conley

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    • Tap the Unique Power of Story and Narrative


      In this podcast, I go solo. Rather than interviewing others, I share with you the best of the work I do to help organizations develop more engaging narratives and tell better stories. Learn why narrative is uniquely powerful as well as the recipe for a good story – whether in a Hollywood screenplay or a one-to-one conversation. 





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    • NEW: ERICA CHENOWETH-Non-Violent Protests On the March – Why They Work
      June 25th NYTimes headline: “2019 might be the year of the protest” – mass demonstrations in Prague, Hong Kong, Russia, Kazakhstan, and the UK. The President of Algeria, the President of Sudan, and Governor of Puerto Rico leave office after protests. What’s going on? Why are nonviolent protests working? And what might that mean for us here in the US where the global climate movement has called for a general strike September 20th? I speak with ERICA CHENOWETH, Professor at Harvard’s Kennedy School and author of WHY CIVIL RESISTANCE WORKS: The Strategic Logic of Nonviolent Conflict.
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    • NEW: FOR SAMA-Don’t miss this award-winning doc on the siege of Aleppo, Syria

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    • NEW: BARBARA FINAMORE – Will China Save the Planet?
      In the US today, we see how even one person willing to oppose the popular consensus can dictate our nation’s response to climate change. Meanwhile China has leapt into the vacuum created by our retreat. In her provocative new book, Will China Save the Planet?, BARBARA FINAMORE, Senior Attorney and Asia Senior Strategic Director, Natural Resources Defense Council, explores China’s big picture, long-term strategy to seize the leadership of the global response and reap the technological, economic, and political benefits.

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    • NEW: NATHAN SCHNEIDER – How much of a difference can co-ops make?

      When the three richest Americans have more wealth than the lowest 50%, shareholder capitalism is not working. In EVERYTHING FOR EVERYONE: The Radical Tradition that is Shaping the Next Economy, NATHAN SCHNEIDER reminds us of a hopeful alternative – cooperatives – jointly owned, democratically controlled enterprises that advance the economic, social, and cultural interests of their members. Schneider previously wrote a book on the Occupy movement. You can learn more at nathanschneider.info

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