Americans don’t think much of atheists. According to a 2015 Gallup poll, 74% of Americans would vote for a qualified gay or lesbian for president. Only 58% would vote for an atheist. Forty percent would refuse to vote for an atheist.
If we don’t look at underlying causes and dynamics, how can we possibly find lasting solutions to our more complex problems?
How can we expect to drive real change when we are constantly underfunded and in the pockets of corporate donors?
In a now-famous video, comedian Russel Brand passionately pleads:
[British Prime Minister] David Cameron says profit isn’t a dirty word, well I say profit is a filthy word… I think the very concept of profit should be very much reduced because wherever there is profit there is also deficit.
But is profit really a dirty word?
On this episode of Kindling Radio, I sit down with Stephen Cahill to talk about men’s work, the new economy, the future of cannabis, and more.
On this episode of Kindling Radio, I talk with Lisa Pellegrino about toxic masculinity. How do we encourage a new version of masculinity?
On this episode of Kindling Radio, I chat with Cynthia Power about Eileen Fisher’s recycling program Green Eileen and the future of fashion.
On this episode of Kindling Radio, I talk with Keith Brower Brown of the band Trails and Ways about his new album, consumerism and anti-capitalism, the role of musicians and artists in the progressive movement, how music listeners can best support artists, and his new climate change impact mapping project Float.
Kim, your cartoon reinforces a very unhelpful sentiment: that spreading memes on social media does little, if anything, to help encourage social progress.
If you’re a white American, like me, the absolute worst thing someone can call you is racist. That is a problem.
I thought to myself, “Has this been here the whole time?”
In this episode, I talk to Maren Haynes Marchesini about the many possible interpretations of “God”, religion, tolerance, and multiplicity.
Emily Affolter and I chat about whether Kindling’s message itself is a microaggression, being a white ally, the White Liberal Chamber, and education.
By weaving their intention and values through all aspects of work, OlyKraut shows that there is a purpose that motivates them beyond money.
If Trump is really serious about eliminating terrorist attacks, why not propose banning men?
If we offer something that is truly of value and conduct business with integrity and in alignment with values you share, will you pay more than you have to?
Is it possible that by spitting hate and vitriol at rapist Brock Turner we simply reinforce the thought processes that got us here in the first place?
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