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Simplicity, Leadership and Wisdom
November 08, 2012

One of the hangovers from our current national election process is that we are not inspired. We feel that our political systems have let us down, large corporations are only focused on how much money they can extract from their customers and we trust each

The Price of Inequality – Part II
November 02, 2012

This is the second in our series on the price of inequality. This week we explore the impact on societies where the gap between the top and bottom of the economic system is great. We find that social challenges, from high rates of incarcerations to greate

The Price of Inequality – Part I
October 24, 2012

As the Presidential campaign comes to its climactic conclusion, we've noticed that one important topic has been avoided by both parties. What is the price millions of American's pay for inequality? Inequality that's not just economic, although that is cle

Government, Society and Business
October 14, 2012

This week’s program explores the relationship between business and democracy with two people who have written extensively about what it means to be a leader and a citizen.  Parker Palmer, author of "Healing The Heart of Democracy: The Courage to Create

Encore Edition – Willful Blindness, Voluntary Simplicty and a Thought Leaders Perspective
September 27, 2012

We are at work on a very special program. Like many projects, this one is taking a bit longer than we expected. Not to let you down, we bring you three of our favorite interviews. They span the topics of Willful Blindness, Voluntary Simplicity and a view

How you Spend your Money can Reshape the World!
September 13, 2012

Each day we make many decisions about how we spend money. Each decision is an unspoken agreement in support of the company that provides the products or services we buy. This week, we look at the impact of our unconscious tendencies of consumption and the

The Business of Family Farming
August 29, 2012

Many of us have an almost idyllic picture of family farms that seems to come from a Norman Rockwell painting. That time is long past, as today, family farms are a business. The same savvy that successful entrepreneurs and small business CEOs employ are pa

Food Safety – GMO crops, Nanotechnology and CAFOs
August 16, 2012

Most of us go to the supermarket to buy our food. We trust that everything we buy will be safe and healthy. The problem is that food safety and healthy eating look different depending our your point of view. Let me give you an example. If you are a snack

Local Self-Sufficiency – Resilience, Transition and Simplicity
August 01, 2012

This week we talk about a movement that’s growing across the globe in response to the impact of how we humans are trashing the planet. Whether it’s our use of petrochemicals or the consequence of some of our food production practices or our insatiable

Money, the Supreme Court and the 2012 Presidential Elections
July 18, 2012

It's summer and the weather is hot across much of the country, but the hottest spots are the rhetoric between the Obama and Romney campaigns. The rules of engagement, always contentious, are beyond belief. What's making this year different is MONEY. Cu...