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EcoCiv Podcast #20 – Michael Hogue: ‘Democracy for an Uncertain World’

Jeremy Fackenthal speaks with philosopher and religious ethicist Michael Hogue about his work on political theology and the Anthropocene. Michael’s most recent book is titled American Immanence: Democracy for An Uncertain World, which was published in 2018 by Columbia University Press. Michael is a creative and rigorous scholar who has an impressive ability to work across numerous

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EcoCiv Podcast #19 – Manda Brookman: Extinction Rebellion

Jeremy Fackenthal speaks with activist and social entrepreneur, Manda Brookman about Extinction Rebellion. Those of you who follow EcoCiv on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter will already have some familiarity with Extinction Rebellion, as we often share news stories about the important work that they are doing. Extinction Rebellion describes itself as “an international movement that uses nonviolent civil

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EcoCiv Podcast #18 – Eileen Crist: Restoring Abundant Earth

Jeremy Lent returns to the podcast to host a fascinating dialogue with Eileen Crist. As listeners of this podcast will recall, Jeremy is a well-known author and a leading theorist of ecological civilization. He was a previous guest on episode 2 and episode 13, so be sure to check those out if you haven’t already done

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EcoCiv Podcast #17 – Matthew Segall: Whitehead, Marx, and Ecological Civilization

Andrew Schwartz speaks with Matthew Segall, who is a philosopher at the California Institute of Integral Studies, and a popular blogger at Footnotes2Plato.com. He is also the author of a number of books, including The Physics of the World-Soul: The Relevance of Alfred North Whitehead’s Philosophy of Organism To Contemporary Scientific Cosmology. Throughout his work, Matthew consistently

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Partnering for Water Solutions: Evolution of the Cape Town Conference

Save the date for the W12 Congress on the escalating water crisis from January 27 – 31, 2020 in Cape Town, South Africa! The scope and direction of the Institute for Ecological Civilization (EcoCiv)’s upcoming conference in Cape Town has evolved and expanded significantly over the past few months from the academic conference originally planned for September

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Vermont 2050: Bridging the Urban-Rural Divide

By Kelli Archie When we think about the critical issues associated with the environmental crisis and our survival, what immediately comes to mind are things such as the warming temperatures, rising sea levels, and the decimation of our biodiversity. But there is another issue that will also play a deciding role in our quality of life

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EcoCiv Podcast #14 – Africans Rising: Muhammed Lamin Saidykhan

Andrew Schwartz speaks with Gambian human rights activist Muhammed Lamin Saidykhan. Muhammed is the coordinator for Africans Rising, which is an emerging pan-African movement working for justice, peace, and dignity, and which aims to build solidarity across campaigns for social, economic, environmental, and gender justice. Muhammed talks with Andrew about the mission of Africans Rising, how Ubuntu

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