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Oxide with Paige Ruane – 6/24/17

Oxide with Paige Ruane – 6/24/17

In this episode we explore what sway one of the oldest institutions in the world has on economics. Pope Francis recently made a bold call to people and nations of the world. In a 184-page document, he urged us to veer from unbridled capitalism, lest we damn ourselves. What’s the impact? Is he a radical…Listen

Oxide with Paige Ruane – 4/29/17

Oxide with Paige Ruane – 4/29/17

In this episode, our guests awaken us to our misguided reliance on the GDP, the Gross Domestic Product, an inadequate guide that has deceived us about our progress and wellbeing. They are on a mission to find alternatives that will better track and direct us toward a healthy future. Eric Zencey, a professor and a…Listen

Oxide with Paige Ruane – 3/25/17

Oxide with Paige Ruane – 3/25/17

In this episode we consider automation as the secret culprit of job loss in plain sight. Peter Frase, author of Four Futures, discerns choices we face as robots march into every facet of our lives. Kathi Weeks, Associate Professor at Duke University, questions our relationship to work, in profound ways, as a multi-faceted solution to…Listen

Oxide with Paige Ruane – 2/4/17

Oxide with Paige Ruane – 2/4/17

In this episode we connect dots across the restaurant industry. Saru Jayaraman, founder of Restaurant Opportunities Centers United illuminates the disturbing history behind restaurant customs and potent change afoot. Ben Hall and Jason Murphy bring poetry to utility at their Russell Street Deli in Detroit, to the empowerment of all, and remind us of the…Listen

What’s Next? – 1/14/17

What’s Next? – 1/14/17

This episode features actor Tim Guinee talking active democracy and the declaration this week of the City of Kingston as a sanctuary city. Also this show: Aaron Tanaka of the Center for Economic Democracy – CED for a robust talk about building a new ecomony that leads to a new democracy.Listen

What’s Next? – 1/7/17

What’s Next? – 1/7/17

This episode features Drew Bryant – Drew Energy – a boots-on-ground force for change at the Center for Creative Education – Arts with a purpose in Kingston. Also this week it’s the state of journalism with recent New York Daily News editor in chief Jim Rich.Listen

What’s Next? – 12/31/16

What’s Next? – 12/31/16

Holly Wood, self-described radical feminist in the pocket of Big Karma, official spokesperson for the Council for Human Decency joins Peter and Jimmy Buff for a compelling look back at 2016 and look forward to 2017.Listen

What’s Next? – 12/24/16

What’s Next? – 12/24/16

This week it’s a robust conversation with David Bollier about the concept of the Commons – durable, dynamic sets of social relationships for managing resources: digital, urban, natural, indigenous, rural, cultural, scientific, to use some crude categories. Listen to the discussion and find out more info at Bollier.OrgListen

What’s Next? – 12/17/16

What’s Next? – 12/17/16

Peter talks with Dr. Nadine Burke Harris of the Center for Youth Wellness about how childhood trauma can lead to poor physical health later in life. Harris talks about the Adverse Childhood Experiences Study and what people can do to deal with the effects of trauma suffered as a child.Listen

What’s Next? – 12/10/16

What’s Next? – 12/10/16

This episode it’s Michael Brune, executive director of the Sierra Club, talking about recent environmental successes like Standing Rock as well about the dire situation with the incoming administrations stated desire to roll back the progress already made in the fight against climate change. Also this week is Martin Ping, executive director of Hawthorne Valley…Listen