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Profit AND Purpose: Leaders Making the Shift to a New Economy

Economic thought leaders are reimagining our guiding economic principles, proposing systems that serve communities and ecosystems, not just corporate bottom lines. This week, we learn from some of these new concepts, and contemplate a more equitable economic future.

Intercultural Conversations: Empowering Youth with Community and Connection

This article provides the first public glimpse into the Bioneers Intercultural Conversations program. This transformative journey empowers youth participants through personal development and cross-cultural understanding, by connecting each other through virtual discussions and in-person meetings at a Navajo Reservation cultural exchange and the Bioneers Conference.

Making the Revolution Irresistible

"The luxury of creating art for art’s sake is over. Art needs to be a piece of the shift that has to happen on this planet."

When Truth Is Dangerous: The Power of Independent Media

In this program, we hear from two veteran journalists who lead two of the most courageous and successful independent media outlets in the United States: Monika Bauerlein, the CEO of Mother Jones magazine, and Amy Goodman, host and executive producer of Democracy Now!

We the People: Cooperative Ownership for the 21st Century

Five experts discuss their experiences with co-ops, and how their initiatives are helping kickstart the transition to a worker-owned economy.

How Jackson, Mississippi, Imagines a Cooperative Future

Bioneers speaks with brandon king about Cooperation Jackson’s model for success and its plans to scale.

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Nature, Culture and Spirit
Interview with Merlin Sheldrake, Author of Entangled Life

In this interview with Bioneers Senior Producer J.P. Harpignies, biologist Merlin Sheldrake discusses his new, highly acclaimed book — Entangled Life: How Fungi Make Our Worlds, Change Our Minds, and Shape Our Futures — and its exploration of fungi as the cosmic connectors of our world.

Nature, Culture and Spirit
The Apology: Love Means Having to Say You’re Sorry

Can an apology release the trauma, grief, rage and disfigurement arising from past abuse? If the perpetrator does not apologize, can you still resolve or reconcile the trauma and hurt? Artist, playwright, performer and activist Eve Ensler, now known as V, chose to face these questions to resolve her own relationship with her abusive late father.

Environmental Education
Why Outdoor Education May Be the Key to Reopening Schools Safely

A swift move into outdoor learning may well be the only way that school districts can reopen safely with maximum enrollment while minimizing risk.

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