PODCAST

Coming to America

I think that I have a sort of foreigner trauma. I have never felt really comfortable in a place except for a very few years when I was a newlywed mother in Chile. We had a little prefab house where for a few years, I felt that that was really home. But as a child, and as a young adolescent, we were moving all the time, we were leaving behind countries, friends, sometimes a language.

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The Art of Living in Uncertain Times

America is in transition, morally, economically, and socially. We’re facing globalization and climate change, racial injustice and economic inequality. Says Jungian analyst James Hollis, this is producing a high level of fear and anxiety, an increasing dread that we are no longer in control of daily life. The question is, How is this time of transition calling us to stretch and grow?

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An Economy that Works for All

We’re in desperate need of new ideas to revive the nation’s businesses in the wake of the pandemic. But great ideas have a way of coming to the fore in desperate times. Democracy Collaborative’s Marjorie Kelly has a plan to jumpstart the economy and save the American dream—employees as stakeholders and values as the new bottom line.

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The Boy Crisis

Boys are in trouble. They’re diagnosed at two to four times the rate as girls with learning disabilities, have higher rates of depression and suicide, and are more likely to end up in prison or on drugs, or be killed in foreign wars. One reason: they are suffering from dad deprivation.

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Divorcing & Keeping Home Intact

During quarantine, marriages were torn apart as old conflicts surfaced and old wounds reopened. Attorney Pauline Tesler says Collaborative Divorce can help a family hold on to their sense of home and sanctuary during this challenging transition.

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Our Home in the Cosmos

Physicist and Emmy-award winning filmmaker Brian Swimme explores our place in the cosmos and the role of chaos, awe, and wonder in the birth of the universe. Drawing on discoveries in astronomy, geology, biology and the humanities, he tells how we came to call this planet home.

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Stories of Homecoming

Author/filmmaker Phil Cousineau talks about the hero’s journey with all of its wonders and temptations — and what it takes to find our way back home. Join us for a discussion of homecoming from Homer to The Wizard of Oz.

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Make Your Life Like Music

Psychologist Helen Marlo explores the myth of work-life balance and notes that the rhythm of life keeps changing. The best thing we can do is go with it — thinking of life as a symphony moving from a crashing overture to a brief adagio then back to the uptempo beat again.

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Women, Money and the Home

Christian McEwen reads from her new book, Legal Tender: Women and the Secret Life of Money, and talks about the guilty pleasures of a new mattress, why women do more housework than men, and the path from hoarding to forgiveness.

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