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Terry Tempest Williams: Erosion

Wind, water and time are agents of erosion evident in the desert. They have shaped the spectacular physical landscape of our nation from the Great Smokies to the Grand Canyon. But Terry Tempest Williams is also seeing another kind of erosion in America: erosion of democracy, erosion of science, decency, compassion and trust. She is one of this country’s most beloved authors and defenders of public lands and social and environmental justice. She writes, “Beauty is its own resistance. Water can crack stone.”

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16:10
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Bakari Kitwana: Racial Justice and Democracy

Bakari Kitwana reflects on the question: "What is the future for Black Americans in U.S. democracy?"
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18:00
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Trathen Heckman: Power of Small for Big Transformation

Trathen Heckman is the founder and director of Daily Acts Organization, a non-profit dedicated to "transformative action that creates connected, equitable, climate resilient communities."
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20:35
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Vanessa Daniel: How Does Humanity Get to Freedom?

Vanessa Daniel, a former union organizer and longtime social justice activist, is an award-winning innovator in the field of philanthropy.
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20:30
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Paul Stamets: Psilocybin Mushroom Medicines

Should psilocybin mushrooms come to market as "People’s Medicine" or "Profit Medicine?" Paul Stamets shares his thoughts on the landscape of psychedelic medicine.
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17:15
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john a. powell: Belonging and Breathing in a Toxic Environment

Bridging or breaking? john a. powell illuminates how people can bridge to transform and heal destructive impulses and the current toxic political atmosphere.
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19:00
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Chloe Maxmin: Building Progressive Power in Rural Red America

Hear from Chloe Maxmin, a young progressive from rural Maine who in 2018 flipped a Maine House Seat with a 16 percent Republican advantage, and in 2020 won a seat in the Main State Senate.
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30:30
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Casey Camp-Horinek: Aligning Human Law with Natural Law

According to Casey Camp-Horinek, for as long as Mother Earth and Father Sky have blessed all life on Earth with sustenance, there has been a Sacred System honored by all species.
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16:28
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Demond Drummer: A Green New Deal

Demond Drummer is the co-founder and Executive Director of New Consensus, a non-profit policy “think tank” supplying research and detailed policy proposals for the Green New Deal to its political advocates, such as Congresswoman Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez.
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24:03
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Leila Salazar-López: The Amazon at a Tipping Point

Indigenous peoples have long protected their sacred ancestral territories. Leila Salazar López, Executive Director of Amazon Watch, urges us to stand with them to protect and restore the bio-cultural integrity of the Amazon — our future depends on it.
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32:19
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Paul Hawken: Project Drawdown

The visionary goal of Project Drawdown, founded by Paul Hawken, is to actually reverse global warming by drawing carbon out of the atmosphere back down to pre-industrial levels.
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