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Terry Tempest Williams: Erosion

Episode 46

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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Paul Stamets: Psilocybin Mushroom Medicines

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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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Casey Camp-Horinek: Aligning Human Law with Natural Law

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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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