The EcoCiv Podcast

The EcoCiv Podcast


Latest Episodes

Episode #42 – Zack Walsh: Common Goods for the Common Good
January 14, 2022

Andrew Schwartz talks with Zack Walsh about common goods for the common good. Zack is a systems thinker and environmental philosopher whose research has included a focus on rethinking the organization

Episode #41 – Tim Jackson: Postcapitalism, Post Growth, & the Future of Work
January 08, 2022

Andrew Schwartz talks with Tim Jackson about post capitalism, post growth economies, and the future of work for the long-term wellbeing of people and the planet. Tim is an ecological economist and wri

Episode #40 – Michael Steger: The Psychology of Wellbeing: Meaning & Work in an Ecological Civilization
December 19, 2021

Andrew Schwartz talks with Michael Steger about the intersection of psychology and economy for an ecological civilization—that is, reframing work for the long-term wellbeing of people and the planet.

Episode #39 – Natalie Foster: Reframing Labor for an Ecological Civilization
November 23, 2021

Andrew Schwartz talks with Natalie Foster. Natalie is the co-chair and co-founder of the Economic Security Project, a network to support exploration and experimentation of a guaranteed income and reig

Episode #38 – Richard Dunne: Education, Food, & Farming for an Ecological Civilization
November 14, 2021

Andrew Schwartz speaks with Richard Dunne. Richard is Director of Education for The Harmony Project at the Sustainable Food Trust in the UK. The Sustainable Food Trust’s work on Harmony in food and fa

Episode #37 – Bridget Mugambe: Agroecology for Ecological Civilization
October 14, 2021

Andrew Schwartz talks with Bridget Mugambe. Bridget is a social scientist with over 15 years of work experience with NGOs in management, strategic planning, budgeting, fundraising, and gender mainstre

Episode #36 – Vandana Shiva: Changing Global Food Systems
October 03, 2021

Andrew Schwartz talks with Vandana Shiva about why the world’s farmers are going hungry. Vandana is an internationally renowned author, scientist, and activist whom Forbes Magazine identified as one o

Episode #35 – Salva Dut: Water for South Sudan
November 05, 2020

Ellie Leaning speaks with Salva Dut, who is the founder and chief strategy director for Water for South Sudan. Salva was born in a rural village in southwestern Sudan to the Dinka tribe. At 11 years old, the Sudanese Civil War reached his village and sep

Episode #34 – lauren Ornelas: Food Empowerment Project
August 07, 2020

Ebony Bailey speaks with lauren Ornelas. lauren is the Founder and President of Food Empowerment Project (F.E.P.), a vegan food justice nonprofit that promotes veganism, fights for workers, and works on lack of access to healthy foods in Black and Brown

Episode #33 – Jayson Maurice Porter: Race, History, and the Environment
July 17, 2020

Ebony Bailey speaks with Jayson Maurice Porter, who is a PhD candidate in history at Northwestern University and recent Fulbright-García Robles Scholar. His dissertation focuses on Mexican environmental history and political ecology, and he teaches