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The Business of Compassion: Miyoko Schinner on PYP 481

Miyoko Schinner is founder and CEO of Miyoko’s, one of the most successful plant-based dairy alternative ventures of the past decade. We talk about her journey – ups and downs – and lessons learned.

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Plant Teachers: Ayahuasca, Tobacco, and the Pursuit of Knowledge: Jeremy Narby on PYP 479

Can science learn anything from Indigenous knowledge about local plants, and animals? Can science acknowledge that debt and offer reciprocity?

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The Making of “Meat Me Halfway”: Brian Kateman on PYP 476

Is veganism the only way to stop climate change, reduce animal suffering, and improve human health? Or can we get there through just eating less meat?

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A World in Which We All Belong: Teju Ravilochan on PYP 467

Teju Ravilochan is an entrepreneur who sees problems and envisions grand communal solutions. From the Unreasonable Institute (now Uncharted.org), which he founded, to GatherFor.org, a community based mutual aid accelerator borne from the pandemic), he brings people together to solve problems and explore possibilities. 

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Healing Ourselves to Heal the Climate: Jack Adam Weber on PYP 466

Can we fix our broken climate with technological and policy solutions alone? Or do we need to heal deep personal and cultural wounds as well?

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From Diversity to Belonging: How to Create Workplaces that Work for Everyone: Jennifer McCollum of Linkage, Inc. on PYP 456

Women and people of color are systematically underrepresented in business. That’s a problem for woman and people of color. But, it turns out, it’s a problem for businesses as well. In today’s episode, we’ll learn what works, and what doesn’t, in the effort to create an inclusive workplace.

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Sparking an Anti-Litter Revolution Through Data: Jeff Kirschner on PYP 452

Litterati is an app and a movement to solve our planet’s litter problem through individual empowerment and data-driven policy.

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Transforming Transportation for a Greener and More Just World: Pam Frank on PYP 447

A conversation with policy wonk, energy geek, community organizer, and visionary strategist Pam Frank on the transformative potential of a clean and efficient transportation system.

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Healing Cultural Trauma: Tada Hozumi on PYP 438

Tada Hozumi is a somatics practitioner, and one of the leaders of a movement known as cultural somatics. In this challenging conversation, we discuss how our cultures can traumatize us and predispose us to oppress other cultures. And how we can “digest” our past – collective and individual as a way of healing. Read More

How Our Communities Can Get Healthy at Last:
Eric Adams on PYP 432

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams returns to the podcast to talk about his new book, Healthy at Last. Part family memoir, part political mission statement, part science review, part self-help book, and part cookbook, this is a celebration of the possibilities of health for the American people in general, and the Black community in particular.… Read More