Tidings Podcast

The Great Good Place: Ray Oldenburg

Ray Oldenburg, professor, urban sociologist and expert on the ‘third places’ of our culture talks about what they are, why we need them and what we have lost by not having them. (First broadcast on March 26, 2011)

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Nancy Stout: One Day in December–Celia Sánchez and the Cuban Revolution

Nancy Stout, author of One Day in December: Celia Sanchez and the Cuban Revolution, a biography of Celia Sánchez, a leading architect of Cuba’s revolution, published by Monthly Review Press with a foreword by Alice Walker. Celia is a fascinating, … View full post

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Gary English, artistic director The Freedom Theatre, Jenin

Gary English, Founding Artistic Director of Connecticut Repertory Theatre and Distinguished Professor in Dramatic Arts at the University of Connecticut. More recently, he has been working as artistic director of The Freedom Theatre in Jenin Refugee Camp in Palestine’s occupied … View full post

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Hydr Ibrahim: founder, Resettling the Indus

Recorded in Lahore in March 2013, Hydr Ibrahim, Pakistani architect and co-founder of Resettling the Indus, talks about the grass roots social movement that is rebuilding flood- and war-ravaged villages in the Punjab, Sindh and South Waziristan regions of the … View full post

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The end of the world–again? Interview with John Hill, Jungian analyst

John Hill, notable Jungian analyst, at the International School of Analytical Psychology  in Zurich, Switzerland, talks about apocalyptic psychology in the context of worldwide response to  the Mayan calendar’s “end of world” predictions. Despite the fact that these predictions have always … View full post

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Rob Hopkins: Transition Towns Movement

Rob Hopkins, founder of the Transition Network, talks about an international movement of community-led response to climate change, resource depletion and fossil fuels.  Embraced by communities in  34 countries, including 130 (so far) in the US, the Transition model provides a sustainable  blueprint … View full post

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