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Show 564: Economic Inequality & the Problem with Work

Economic Inequality & the Problem with Work w/Kathi Weeks and Michael D. Yates Many secular humanists traditionally focused on the so-called hard sciences and religion in their analyses but this is clearly not enough. In time, many also address the … Continue reading

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Show 348: The Transition Town Movement!

{{UPDATE 6/23 — Still working on the extended interview, will have up by Friday morning…thanks for listening! -Michael O.}} The Transition Town Movement! With a “volcano of oil” plaguing the Gulf Coast and this week’s speech from President Obama stating … Continue reading

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Show 291: The Big Religion Problems…Solved!

“The Big Religion Problems…Solved!” w/Gregory S. Paul As an interesting follow-up to our October/November two-part program with Ronald Inglehart and David S. Wilson – found here and here – we will discuss with scholar Gregory S. Paul the big questions … Continue reading

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Show 289: A Prescription for Real Social Change

1-Hour Special: A Prescription for Real Social Change In this previously aired (albeit with poor sound quality), political philosopher Takis Fotopoulos presented his case for an alternative libratory model for reaching a healthier, happier, freer, and more humanistic future society. … Continue reading

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Show 281: “Beyond the ‘New Atheism’: Religion and Politics Worldwide” II

Part 2 of 2 of “Beyond the ‘New Atheism’: Religion and Politics Worldwide” w/ Ronald Inglehart and David Sloan Wilson For this discussion, we were joined by social scientist Ronald Inglehart and evolutionary biologist David Sloan Wilson. Part one aired … Continue reading

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Show 231: “ParEcon, ParPolity & the Future of the Left” with Robin Hahnel and Steven Shalom

“ParEcon, ParPolity & the Future of the Left” with Robin Hahnel and Steven Shalom” What is ParEcon? Participatory economics is a proposed economic system that uses participatory decision making as an economic mechanism to guide the production, consumption and allocation … Continue reading

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Show 226: Michael Perelman – “Markets, Competition and Economics”

About Michael Perelman: Although I earned a degree in agricultural economics from the University of California, Berkeley, I never could bring myself to accept the ideological framework of conventional economics. When I looked more deeply into the environmental, social, and … Continue reading

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