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Social Justice

Diversity & Inclusion: Wokeness Run Amok or Simply Good Business?: Sally Helgesen on PYP 578

Are initiatives to diversify the workplace helping or hurting organizations? Does diversity help or undermine excellence?

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Does Business Have to Be Icky? Mark Silver on PYP 569

Do you have to become a ruthless predator in order to make money as a business owner? Or can running a small business be an act of healing and love?

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True Privilege is Growing Up in a Low-Trauma Environment: Momma Kai Sanders on PYP 566

Momma Kai returns to the podcast to share her vision for a world without poverty or homelessness.

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Helping the Unhoused – and Homeless – Move From Poverty to Prosperity: Momma Kai Sanders on PYP 562

How can we end homelessness? Unhoused activist and visionary Momma Kai shares her experiences and solutions.

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Practical Ethics for Our Time: Peter Singer on PYP 555

Peter Singer pretty much launched the animal rights and animal welfare movements in 1975 with the publication of Animal Liberation. Forty-eight years later, he’s got a revised edition coming out: Animal Liberation Now.

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The Badass Vegan: John Lewis on PYP 552

John Lewis takes on the system in his blistering documentary, They’re Trying to Kill Us. In his book and social media, he instructs, inspires, and delights.

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How Palm Oil, Colonialism, and Greed Have Endangered the World: Jocelyn Zuckerman on PYP 543

In terms of human suffering and environmental destruction, there’s little that can compare to the global trade in palm oil. Today’s guest takes us on a hard yet vital journey of discovery and understanding.

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Midterms and Energizing Outcomes: Howie Jacobson on PYP 539

My walking thoughts on today’s midterms, individual and social change, and healing our collective trauma while fighting against fascism.

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The Art of Insubordination: Todd Kashdan on PYP 514

Are you right in a world where almost everyone else is wrong? If so, do you know how to speak, strategize, and organize to change people’s minds? Todd Kashdan has studied what makes some people incredibly effective at significant social change.

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The Only Sustainable Form of Wealth: Tyson Yunkaporta on PYP 494

How shall we live, on a boiling planet and enmeshed in a civilization that knows only how to use up and destroy all it encounters? Can we find meaning and healing in the shelter of each other, to bring to birth a new world from the ashes of the old?

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